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Shrek 4-D Vs Villain-Con... Did Universal Make the Right Decision?

Did Universal make the right decision to close Shrek 4-D and open Villain-Con Minion Blast?

4 Ways Universal Could Bring E.T. Adventure Into The Modern Day & Prevent Its Closure

What if upgrading E.T. Adventure meant the beloved Steven Spielberg attraction at Universal Studios Florida could stay open forever?

Disney's Recent Announcements Prove It Has Already Lost the War with Epic Universe

Universal Epic Universe will be unlike any theme park that has come before it. And Disney just... doesn't care?

An Epic Upset: 7 Ways Universal Has (Possibly) Dethroned Disney in the Theme Park Wars!

What in the battle-of-magical-worlds is going on? Here are seven areas that stand out where Universal is slowly eking out a lead against their longest competitor…

In Our Increasing Stress Fueled Existence Here Are 3 BIG Reasons You Need To Visit Theme Parks More!

Sure, there are thrills and exciting shows, but is there another significant benefit to heading to your favorite theme park more often?

5 Universal Orlando Attractions That Must Go (And 3 We Hope Never Leave)!

Have these five Universal Orlando Resort attractions overstayed their welcome? Let's see if you agree with the attractions that must go and which few have what it takes to stand the test of time...

Why Walk-Through Attractions Could Dominate Future Theme Park Trends, Should They?

In 2023, walk-through attractions are experiencing a resurgence. Could we see a shift toward more of these immersive attractions, or should parks keep the focus on traditional rides?

Hagrid's vs. TRON – Who Won the Orlando Battle of the Straddle Story Coasters? You Might Be Surprised!

We looked at the strategy, storytelling, and statistics behind Orlando's two new "straddle coasters". Now, we get to see which you think won this thrilling head-to-head...

Epic Universe's Donkey Kong Country: Why Video Games Themed Attractions Work As Well As 'Riding The Movies'

We take this opportunity to explore why video games themed attractions such as the rumored Donkey Kong land at the upcoming Epic Universe work as well as those that 'ride the movies', do you agree?

MUTANT COASTERS: The Hybrid Breed of Multi-Manufacturer Rides Fusing Old and New Into One!

Today, we'll take a look at six wild case studies of mutated rides, made of unusual pieces that build into one complete whole. We think you'll agree that in most of these cases, we're lucky to have seen what happens when these parts hybridized into something new...

Ride On The Wild Side: 10 Unconventional Coaster Vehicles That Push the Limits

We are looking at some of the most innovative and bizarre roller coaster ride vehicles, from motorbikes and snowmobiles to coaters where you'll ride in an actual cage...

The Wizarding World Was Originally Destined for Walt Disney World? This Is What Was Planned!

The Wizarding World is Universal Orlando’s flagship experience, but did you know that Walt Disney World planned to have a Harry Potter land first?

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