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Think Twice Before Going On That Dirty Water Ride: Pennsylvania Man Victimized By Eye-Eating Parasite

Robert Trostle sued Kennywood Park in Pittsburgh, claiming that he contracted an eye-eating parasite from the Raging Rapids ride. Trostle is still not cured even after a painful surgery that tried to scrape the parasite off his eye.

Public Health December 1, 2017

'Mass Effect' Theme Park Attraction Opening This May: Here's Why Everyone's Excited

California’s Great America and Electronic Arts (EA) teamed up to create a new attraction featuring the popular 'Mass Effect' video game series. The new attraction opens on May 18 and promises to take guests on a 4D holographic journey across the galaxy, in true 'Mass Effect' fashion.

Video Games April 30, 2016

'The Walking Dead' Becomes An Official Year-Round Universal Studios Hollywood Attraction

Fans of 'The Walking Dead' have a new reason to visit Universal Studios Hollywood: the theme park plans on adding a year-round attraction based on the hit TV show and comic book series.

Movies/TV Shows March 14, 2016

'Super Mario World' Theme Park Set To Open In Osaka In 2020

It's a real-life 'Super Mario World!'

Geek March 8, 2016

Mario-Centered Nintendo Land Set To Open By Tokyo Olympics

Nintendo Land is coming to Universal Studios Japan in time for the 2020 Summer Olympics. The $350 million deal will include multiple Nintendo attractions along with shops and restaurants which will be housed on the left side coming from the park’s main gate.

Business March 5, 2016

How Star Wars Has Taken Over Disneyland

Visitors to Disneyland will notice a lot of changes within the parks, most of those bringing the world of 'Star Wars' to theme park attendees in a way that the resort has never done before.

Movies/TV Shows February 25, 2016

Noah's Ark Theme Park In Kentucky To Open In July

Answers in Genesis president and founder Ken Ham announced July 7 as the opening day of Ark Encounter. He said the religious theme park is their organization's answer to the atheistic idea of evolution.

Internet Culture November 13, 2015

California Lawmaker Wants To End SeaWorld Killer Whale Displays

A California lawmaker announced that he is passing a bill to prohibit the breeding, import and export of orcas or killer whales. Rep. Adam Schiff wants to put an end to orcas being held in captivity for public display.

November 9, 2015

A 'Hunger Games' Theme Park Is Being Planned For Atlanta

Are you ready to enter the nation of Panem, from 'The Hunger Games'? Lionsgate plans to bring it to life with a handful of global theme parks and attractions, including one in Atlanta.

Movies/TV Shows November 2, 2015

'Mass Effect' 4D Theme Park Attraction Coming To California in 2016

California prepares to host more science fiction-themed amusement parks, and an attraction based on 'Mass Effect' is scheduled for 2016. EA, BioWare and Great America are teaming up to give fans breathtaking 4D experiences from the space trilogy.

Video Games October 1, 2015

Ubisoft Plans To Open Theme Park Featuring 'Assassin's Creed' And 'Just Dance' In 2020

Ubisoft, in collaboration with RSG, plans to open a theme park in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Slated to open in 2020, this will be reportedly inspired by 'Assassin's Creed' And 'Just Dance.'

Society September 8, 2015

Assassin's Creed: The Theme Park? Ubisoft Announces Big Plans

Ubisoft has announced plans to build its own theme park - in Malaysia. Details are few, but its 'next-gen' attractions are expected to include 'Assassin's Creed'-themed rides.

Movies/TV Shows September 7, 2015

'Star Wars Land' Is Coming To Disney Parks And This Is What You'll Do There

Star Wars is coming to the real world in the form of 'Star Wars Land,' a 14-acre addition to Disney World and Disneyland. Here's your first high-res look at what it will be like, and everything we know about what you'll do there.

Movies/TV Shows August 15, 2015

'LEGO Jurassic World' Invites You On A VIP Tour

If Jurassic World was real, would you go there? The new video game 'LEGO Jurassic World' hopes so, as this cheeky ad for the LEGO version of the park demonstrates.

Geek May 29, 2015

Disney World Is Adding An Indiana Jones-Themed Bar

While we wait on another Indiana Jones movie, a new attraction is coming to Disney World to help you get your fix. A restaurant/bar is in the works themed around Indy's pilot.

Internet Culture May 14, 2015

Void Virtual Reality Theme Park: Welcome To The Matrix

The Void seeks to provide the ultimate immersive gaming experience in 60-by-60-foot rooms that will blend virtual reality with real-world sensations.

Video Games May 12, 2015

Pluto May Have Injured An 8-Year-Old Boy At Disneyland

Did a costumed actor playing Pluto hug this little boy so hard he caused 'severe injuries?'

Internet Culture May 11, 2015

Nintendo Partners With Universal Parks To Create Game Character-Based Rides And Attractions

Nintendo has finally taken the plunge and is collaborating with Universal Parks and Resorts to create its first-ever character-based attractions and rides based on its popular franchises, which may include 'Mario Bros.' and 'The Legend of Zelda.'

May 9, 2015

Nintendo, Universal Partner To Set Up Theme Park Attractions: Nintendo Land, Here We Come!

Nintendo and Universal have announced a partnership that will see popular Nintendo characters and franchises being brought to life at Universal theme parks.

Deals May 8, 2015

Universal Studios Hollywood Previews 'Fast & Furious' Theme Park Ride

'Fast & Furious: Supercharged' is a state-of-the-art attraction coming to Universal Studios Hollywood. It kicks off in June, but you can get your first look at it right here.

Movies/TV Shows March 20, 2015

This Insane Roller Coaster Test Video Will Make You Scream

When the Fury 325 opens at the Carowinds amusement park on March 28, it will be the tallest giga coaster in the world. But you can actually ride it right now.

Internet Culture March 6, 2015

'Sherlock,' 'Doctor Who' To Headline Attractions At London Theme Park

The Doctor and Sherlock Holmes are coming to premiere new theme park in London. They'll join attractions based on major properties from Paramount Pictures like 'Star Trek' and 'Mission: Impossible.'

Movies/TV Shows December 11, 2014

Wes Anderson wants to create a theme park with Mark Mothersbaugh

Wes Anderson describes his vision for a theme park in the foreward to a new book on the DEVO founder's work. Please let this become a reality.

Movies/TV Shows November 5, 2014

A Hunger Games theme park is the worst idea ever

Lionsgate, the studio behind The Hunger Games franchise, wants to build a Hunger Games theme park. But have the execs at Lionsgate really thought this through?

Movies/TV Shows August 20, 2014

‘Blackfish’ causes SeaWorld stocks to dive

SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. fell short on their expectations for the second quarter, as attendance continues to drop after the controversial documentary ‘Blackfish’ was released. SeaWorld’s image has been tainted after animal activists lobbied against orca captivity.

Movies/TV Shows August 13, 2014

Maryland Six Flags roller coaster malfunctions, traps 24 people for four hours

The Joker's Jinx roller coaster at the Six Flags theme park in Maryland stalled, trapping 24 passengers. The passengers were stuck in the ride for over four hours.

Society August 11, 2014

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