Several dark rides nominated for “10Best Reader’s Choice Award”
USA Today nominates the best new attractions is the USA
Zootopia Hot Pursuit starts trial operation at Disneyland Shanghai
Yesterday marked the first day of trial operation of Zootopia
Dark rides honored with IAAPA Brass Ring Award
Several dark and show rides announced as award winners at IAAPA Expo
World of Frozen opens to general public at Hong Kong Disneyland
New zone includes the major dark boat ride Frozen Ever After
Simtec Systems celebrates establishment of North American subsidiary
German simulator manufacturer crosses the pond.
Second SpongeBob’s Crazy Carnival Ride announced to open at Land of Legends Theme Park
Europe’s first Spongebob themed dark ride is coming to Turkey
Triotech announces first installation of SuperFly stand-up flying theatre
Largest installation to date to be installed at NEB’s Fun World
Thea Awards 2024 winners announced by TEA
18 winners announced, among them a couple of dark rides
Update and train reveal for Fire in the Hole 2.0 at Silver Dollar City
Silver Dollar City and Rocky Mountain Construction reveal new semi-dark ride vehicle in...
Sally Dark Rides reveals details for SpongeBob’s Crazy Carnival Ride
SpongeBob’s Crazy Carnival Ride to open early next year at Adventuredome.
Morgan’s Wonderland to open all inclusive 4D motion ride by SimEx Iwerks
Promotional image for Morgan's Wonderland new all-inclusive 4D motion ride (© SimEx-Iwerks) Today...
Efteling teases opening period for Danse Macabre
New show ride opening in fall 2024
Opening date announced for Tokyo Disney Resort’s Fantasy Springs
Fantasy Springs is set to contain four brand new dark rides.
Official opening day for Zootopia zone in Shanghai Disneyland announced
New zone with dark ride to open 20 December 2023
Behind the Attraction Season 2 arriving on November 1st!
Disney+ to release follow up to Behind the Attraction series.
Disney files patent for transferring vehicles between ride systems with robotic arm
Disney submits patent for vehicles carried by robotic arm
DRdb website and business update
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New drive solution for dark ride to be showcased at IAAPA by Wittenstein
A schematic of the new system (© Wittenstein) Wittenstein will be showcasing their...
BoldMove announces strategic alliance for next-level integrated theming & media experiences
BoldMove Nation proudly announces its Immersive Theming & Media Group as strategic partnership...
BoldMove presents dark ride concept FUSION
Interactive media dark ride by BoldMove Nation
Primordial semi-dark roller coaster officially opens in Lagoon
Ride delivered by Triotech and ART Engineering
Scale model for I Pirati semi-dark ride revealed in new video
New spinning raft semi-dark ride opens next year
Efteling shares construction photos of Danse Macabre ride system
New spooky simulator ride set to open in 2024
Multiple dark rides honored at the 2023 Golden Ticket Awards
Yearly Golden Ticket Awards awarded by Amusement Today
Simtec to manufacture one-of-a-kind flying theatre experience at Mercury Towers
60-minute experience revolves around the history of Malta
Legoland Shanghai has entered construction phase
11th Legoland park scheduled to open in 2024
Disney’s King Thanos Dark Ride Unveils Reality-Jumping Vehicle
New dark ride after Avengers villain opening in Disney’s California Adventure
Belantis reopens Madhouse Verlies des Grauens after 3 years
Long closed Madhouse about to reopen for Halloween
Oriental Heritage Yingtan – the latest park from Fantawild opens today
Another six dark rides from Fantawild for the database
Hong Kong World of Frozen set to open November 20
Seven years after the announcement the new themed land will open
Popcorn Panic opens in Hamanako Pal Pal park
Popcorn Revenge characters go Japan
Sansei Technologies presents new trackless dark ride system
Japanese manufacturer shows new prototype dark ride vehicle.
World’s first SpongeBob dark ride is coming to Las Vegas
Circus Circus Las Vegas has announced a new ride called SpongeBob’s Crazy Carnival...
Tokyo Disney Resort announces names of Fantasy Springs attractions
Three new dark rides are being built in Tokyo DisneySea
Preview days for Zootopia zone in Shanghai Disneyland announced
Long-awaited theme zone is opening in 2023
Adventureland Resort announces refurbishment of Underground dark coaster
Unique enclosed wooden roller coaster returns in 2024
New ‘Fantawild Wonderland’ park to open July 2023, with multiple dark rides
The park in Xuzhou will be the first in the chain to use...
Treasure Hunt has opened in Monterey Bay
Treasure Hunt: The Ride is now open in Monterey Bay.
Glenwood Caverns reopens Haunted Mine Drop as Crystal Tower
Glenwood Caverns has reopened the Haunted Mine Drop dark ride after an accident...
Fire rages through Zauberwelt der Diamanten in Europa-Park
Second fire in Europa-Park within 5 years
PortAventura opens new Uncharted dark roller coaster to the public today
Uncharted: El Enigma de Penitence opens in PortAventura
Opening date announced for LEGO Discovery Centre Washington
New centre includes 8th installation of Imagination Express
First Mack Airific flying theatre opens in Vietnam
New ride takes guests on a flight over Vietnam and the rest of...
Jurassic Park the ride in Universal Studios Japan closing in September
Today Universal Studios Japan announced the upcoming closure of their popular Jurassic Park...
Splash Mountain has officially closed at Disneyland
After 34 years, Splash Mountain closed for retheme

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