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Aliens invade Hong Kong Disneyland this Halloween

This year's Haunted Halloween events at Hong Kong Disneyland will include a giant "spaceship" attraction and the return of Space Mountain: Ghost Galaxy.

The event will run from September 18 to October 31. The park is making special evening-only tickets available for 228 HK Dollars ($29 US

Big Bad Wolf to close at Busch Gardens Williamsburg on September 7

There are only five days remaining for coaster fans to experience the Big Bad Wolf at Busch Gardens Williamsburg.

The ride is closing after 25 years despite a campaign by fans to save it. Busch Gardens is auctioning off seats on the last ever ride to the highest bidders, with the auction

Disneyland's Fantasmic dragon finally makes debut

After months of delays, a new dragon has finally been added to Disneyland's Fantasmic show.

The dragon had been due to debut earlier this summer, but persistent technical issues have prevented this. However, it finally made its first appearance last night to rave reviews - despite its "fire

Toy Story Mania game released for iPhone

Fans of Disney's Toy Story Midway Mania attraction can now get in some practice outside of the parks after a version of the ride's games was released for the iPhone.

The attraction - which is present at both Disney's California Adventure and Disney's Hollywood Studios - sees guests don 3D

Headache for Universal as Disney buys Marvel for $4bn

Disney has purchased comic-book creators Marvel, giving it ownership of characters on which some of rival Universal's most popular attractions are based.

The $4 billion acquisition, which has sent shockwaves through the entertainment industry, means that Disney now owns the rights to iconic

Video preview of Disneyland's Fantasmic dragon released

The new dragon added to the Fantasmic show at Disneyland once again failed to make its debut last night, but the company has released a video of it in action.

The dragon had been due to debut earlier this summer, but persistent technical issues have prevented this. Disney planned a press launch

Tomorrowland Transit Authority set to reopen at Magic Kingdom

Tomorrowland Transit Authority at Disney's Magic Kingdom is set to reopen tomorrow, September 1.

The ride has been closed since April 19, primarily due to renovation of the Space Mountain rollercoaster, one of several rides through which the Transity Authority's course takes riders. Space

Horror favorites come to Universal Studios Hollywood for Halloween

Universal Studios Hollywood has announced details of the Halloween Horror Nights events taking place at the park during October.

This year's version of the annual event will see four horror-themed mazes, several "scare zones", live shows and a special "Terror Tram" version of the Studios'

Son of Beast closed for season at Kings Island

The Son of Beast rollercoaster at Kings Island will remain closed for the rest of the season, with the park reportedly considering its complete removal.

The coaster was closed in June after a woman claimed the ride caused a blood vessel in her brain to burst. Ohio state investigators spent six

Universal Studios Orlando releases full details of Halloween Horror Nights 19

Universal Studios Orlando has revealed full details of the haunted houses, scare zones and live shows that will feature in Halloween Horror Nights 19.

This year the event will be entirely devoted to Universal's horror films, and will feature attractions and shows designed to bring them to life.

Intimidator coasters coming to Kings Dominion and Carowinds

Both Kings Dominion and Carowinds are to open new rollercoasters themed around NASCAR in 2010.

Although both coasters will be named after the Intimidator, referencing the late stock car driver Dale Earnhardt, they differ significantly in design. The Intimidator 305 at Kings Dominion is designed

Alton Towers reveals 2010 opening date

Alton Towers has announced its opening date for the 2010 season - a date which is also likely to see the opening of its long-awaited SW6 rollercoaster.

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