California's Great America has announced that their B&M stand-up coaster "Vortex" will be transformed into "Patriot" for the 2017 season! A new blue and white color scheme, along with floorless trains, will transform the aging Vortex into a smoother and more enjoyable ride.
Saturday, August 20, 2016
Friday, August 5, 2016
Six Flags announces new Rage of the Gargoyles Virtual Reality Coaster Experience for Eight Parks Chain-wide
Six Flags has continued the development of their Virtual Reality coaster experiences with the creation of their new "Rage of the Gargoyle" VR experience. Powered by their partnership with Samsung and Oculus, eight different parks chain-wide will receive this new addition during the fall for Fright Fest.
Monday, August 1, 2016
Welcome to Part Two of our coverage from the Disneyland Paris Resort! Today we head to the neighboring Walt Disney Studios park to check out movie magic, Disney style!
Welcome to Walt Disney Studios Park! This is the entrance plaza right past the turnstiles before a unique indoor entrance hallway funnels guests into the park.
Saturday, July 23, 2016
Welcome to Theme Park Overload! Today we have Part One of our Two Part coverage from the Disneyland Paris Resort! We head to the bustling Disneyland Park to check out the park, along with all of the hot construction sites currently underway with the park's refurbishment prject.
Construction walls are unavoidable at the resort right now due to the park's refurbishment projects for the 25th anniversary next year. The construction does slightly detract the park's overall atmosphere, but the long awaited refurbishments will be worth it in the long run.
Friday, July 1, 2016
Disney's Animal Kingdom opens new Signature Dining Experience "Tiffins" and accompanying "Nomad Lounge" for Summer 2016
Disney's Animal Kingdom has officially opened their new signature dining experience "Tiffins". The new 252 seat restaurant blends European, African, Asian, and American flavors to create unique cuisine offerings. Tiffins is located in the Discovery Island entrance area of the park, and will serve park guests for lunch and dinner. The project is part of the park's overall expansion plans, and its new mission of making Animal Kingdom a night time destination.