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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.

Video, images: Six Flags announces chain-wide new attractions for 2014 season

Six Flags has announced new rides and attractions for every one of its theme parks for the 2014 season, including several record-breaking additions.

CEO Jim Reid-Anderson said in the announcement: "Our promise to you is to bring you something new to every single park, every year." Six Flags

Six Flags Great America to open Goliath, world's tallest, steepest and fastest wooden coaster in 2014

Six Flags Great America will receive a major new addition in 2014, with the park due to open Goliath, the world's tallest, fastest and steepest wooden roller coaster.

Goliath will be manufactured by Rocky Mountain Construction, which was also behind the unique Outlaw Run at Silver Dollar City

Theme park news round-up - May 27, 2013

The Smiler delays continue at Alton Towers, Full Throttle takes shape at Six Flags Magic Mountain and plans for Spain's Paramount Park are revealed.

Six Flags Great America to run Viper and American Eagle coasters backwards during 2013

Six Flags Great America has confirmed that two more of its roller coasters will be switched to run backwards during 2013, with Batman: The Ride set to return to its original forwards configuration.

The park has been running Batman: The Ride backwards since the start of the season, but the

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Six Flags posts $62.5 million loss in Q1 2013

Theme park chain Six Flags posted a $62.5 million loss for the first quarter of 2013, although attendance at the firm's parks was described as "solid".

The first three months of the year are traditionally quiet for Six Flags, with many of its regional parks not opening until the spring. Still

Theme park news round-up - February 22, 2013

Walt Disney World offers first look at interactive Big Thunder Mountain Railroad queue, Alton Towers prepares for release of The Smiler game and plans for a new theme park in Texas progress further.

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