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Video: "Point-of-view" ride on the New Texas Giant at Six Flags Over Texas

Six Flags Over Texas has released an official video showing a "point-of-view" ride on the updated Texas Giant rollercoaster, which is due to reopen to the public on April 22, 2011.

The video shows off the circuit of the updated coaster, dubbed the New Texas Giant, and is embedded below. The

Texas Giant rollercoaster to reopen on April 22, 2011 at Six Flags Over Texas

Six Flags Over Texas has revealed that the updated Texas Giant rollercoaster will reopen on April 22, 2011, as the park celebrates its 50th anniversary season.

The park revealed the date via its official Facebook page, having begun its 2011 season last weekend. It has spent $10 million on

Video: Updated Texas Giant nears completion at Six Flags Over Texas

A new video has been released online showing aerial footage of the Texas Giant rollercoaster, which is due to reopen in spring 2011 at Six Flags Over Texas.

The video was captured by YouTube user warner4az from a helicopter, and is embedded below. It shows that work on installing an all-new

Six Flags Over Texas releases video of test run for updated Texas Giant coaster

Six Flags Over Texas has released a video showing a full test run of the updated Texas Giant rollercoaster, which is due to re-open in time for the park's 2011 season.

The Texas Giant has undergone an extensive $10 million refurbishment ahead of the park's 50th anniversary season, and the test

Six Flags to remove Glow in the Park parades from US parks in 2011?

Six Flags is expected to remove the Glow in the Park parade from all of its US parks this year, although the company has communicated mixed messages on the issue.

Earlier this week, Screamscape reported a strong rumor that the parades would be removed from parks including Six Flags Great

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Confirmed: Six Flags to dump Thomas the Tank Engine, Tony Hawk, The Wiggles

Six Flags has confirmed that it has ended several major licensing deals, with well-recognised characters including Thomas the Tank Engine set to disappear from the chain's parks in 2011.

The end of the licensing agreements comes as Six Flags battles to improve its finances following its emergen

Six Flags Over Texas unveils new trains for Texas Giant rollercoaster

Six Flags Over Texas has unveiled all-new trains for the Texas Giant rollercoaster, which will reopen in 2011 after a $10 million refurbishment.

The Texas Giant's new Gerstlauer-built trains will be themed around 1961 Cadillac Deville cars, with the park celebrating its 50 years since it opened

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Weber replaces Shapiro as Six Flags CEO following exit from bankruptcy

Six Flags has revealed that CEO Mark Shapiro has left the company, to be replaced on an interim basis by Al Weber Jr., the former head of Paramount Parks.

The news follows the theme park chain's recent exit from bankruptcy, which saw a new board of directors take over the firm. The board has

Six Flags to emerge from bankruptcy by Monday

Theme park operator Six Flags will emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection by Monday, after a court approved the company's reorganization plan.

Six Flags filed for bankruptcy protection in June last year, having struggled to service a $2.4 billion debt mountain built up by previous owner

Six Flags launches Fun Finder application for iPhone, iPod Touch

Six Flags has launched a new application for iPhone and iPod Touch devices that is designed to act as a portable, interactive guide for visitors to the chain's theme parks.

The application, known as Six Flags Fun Finder, is available for free through the Apple iTunes App Store. As well as

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