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Do you love theme parks? Surely it is such a silly question? Who doesn't enjoy the thrill of a roller coaster as it whizzes you around on it's unpredictable journey, see the elation on a small child's face as they are whisked around Big Thunder Mountain or just wandering around a Disney Park soaking

10 Rides, Shows and Attractions that Changed the Theme Park World in 2014

These ten rides, shows, and attractions broke records and set new standards for the theme park industry in 2014.

Update: 6 Exciting New Roller Coasters for 2014

There are some amazing new roller coasters coming to theme parks during 2014 - find out the details and latest updates on 6 of the most exciting.

"The Bat" roller coaster flies again at Kings Island

History will repeat itself at Kings Island in 2014! The park has announced that when it opens for the year next April, the Flight Deck suspended coaster (whose peculiar name is a result of de-branding the former Paramount Park's Top Gun: The Jet Coaster) will bear a striking new color scheme

Images: Construction of Banshee roller coaster underway at Kings Island

Construction work on the ambitious Banshee roller coaster at Kings Island is now well underway, with the park having released several images to show off its progress.

Banshee will be the longest inverted roller coaster in the world at 4,124 feet. It will include seven inversions and

Kings Island to unveil "world record-breaking" attraction on August 8, 2013

Kings Island will announce a world-record breaking new ride on August 8, 2013, with rumors pointing to a Bolliger & Mabillard Wing Rider roller coaster.

The ride will occupy the former site of the Son of Beast wooden coaster, which was removed in 2012 after suffering from years of problems

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Theme park news round-up - May 6, 2013

Space Mountain reopens at Disneyland, Kings Island plans major new roller coaster and Warner Bros Movie World to install new children's ride.

Kings Island teases major new attraction for 2014 season

Kings Island has launched a teaser campaign for a major new attraction for the 2014 season, with rumors suggesting that a new roller coaster could be on its way to the park.

The park dismantled the troubled Son of Beast coaster late last year, leaving something of a gap in its line-up. It also

Theme park news round-up - April 10, 2013

Wallace & Gromit's Thrill-O-Matic reviewed, Universal Orlando completes overhaul of Portofino Bay Hotel and Disney's Animal Kingdom gears up for its 15th anniversary celebrations.

Kings Island and Canada's Wonderland to add to Dinosaurs Alive! exhibits

Kings Island and Canada's Wonderland have both announced new additions to their Dinosaurs Alive! walkthrough attractions for the 2013 season.

Both Cedar Fair parks charge an additional $5 on top of the standard entry ticket price for access to Dinosaurs Alive!, and are keen to maintain the

Theme park news round-up - February 20, 2013

SeaWorld Orlando confirms Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin opening date, Disneyland drops SoCal discounts for 2013 and Cedar Fair reports a huge increase in profits.

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