Friday, April 22, 2011

Friday General News Update

In U.S. News:

Cedar Point - 
Cedar Point has a new update on their OnPoint Blog, where Becca takes a look at the plans for Ocean Motion. Looks like it will turn out really nice!

Disney's California Adventure -
According to the OC Register, Goofy's Sky School will reopen on June 3.

Hersheypark - 
Keystone Thrills has posted a potential layout for Hersheypark's 2011 coaster:

Based on the location of the station, it appears that the long straight section would be the lift. The support structure is oddly reminiscent of I305's lift hill supports. Could we possibly be seeing a mini-I305 or a Mega Lite?

Luna Park - 
Screamscape has posted an update on Luna Park's new Scream Zone, where ride construction is underway.

Six Flags Over Texas - 
Theme Park Review has posted an extensive report from the New Texas Giant's Media Day. You can see the report here, or check out this POV video:

In International News:

Grona Lund - 
Grona Lund has posted this video of Twister testing with Timberliners! Check it out below:

Shanghai Disneyland - 
Screamscape has posted an extensive report on the areas and attractions of Shanghai Disneyland, with new concept art that shows off a few variations from the usual Disney layout.

Tokyo Disneyland - 
The Tokyo Disneyland Electrical Parade: Dreamlights is expected to receive a few additions, including a Toy Story section, two Aladdin floats, Tinkerbell, and other rearranging, according to Screamscape.

***Park Impressions Note: I won't be providing General News Updates over the weekend, but keep an eye out for small site additions and upgrades, and possibly a new Park Impression or special report. Don't forget to vote in our poll either!


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