Even with major delays and cutbacks to Walt Disney World construction this year, Epcot’s France pavilion expansion moves forward. The highly-anticipated trackless dark ride, Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure, was supposed to open this summer. While the ride wasn’t able to meet its original opening date, it’s still on the path to completion.[Read more…]
Just yesterday, it was announced that Super Nintendo World at Universal Studios Japan will be opening in spring 2021 – but this delay seems to focus more so on the inability for many to travel instead of construction issues. In fact, the land looks almost ready to go right now. These photos, taken by The Sankei News, provide us great aerial visuals of this colorful new area.
Hong Kong Disneyland has had a bit of shaky summer with re-opening, closing and opening again. But, even with outside issues the park has continued work on their massive castle remodel, titled “Castle of Magical Dreams.” Thanks to Disney Magic Kingdom Blog, we are able to see the nearly finished product.
Even with delays and closures this year, Disney is still eager to debut the Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser resort hotel experience in 2021. This two-night immersive stay will be unlike any hotel before. With proximity to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, the promise of an immense assortment of characters, and the immersion made possible by Walt Disney Imagineers, this hotel will truly be out of this world.[Read more…]
It has been over two months since we have gotten a good look at the construction progress on Super Nintendo World in Universal Studios Japan. In that time they’ve added numerous new in-park effects that amplify the already fun and energetic land. New footage, taken by 爆釣会会長ばくちょうかいかいちょう on Youtube, gives us an idea of the incredible attention to detail we can expect in the park.[Read more…]
Roller coasters provide immense joy and wonderful thrills in our lives. Rides like Kingda Ka push the boundaries of design and physics with towering structures and intense speeds. It’s quite difficult to imagine the first roller coaster opened less than 150 years ago and traveled only six miles per hour. Nowadays, the world’s fastest roller coaster, Formula Rossa, reaches top speeds of 149 miles per hour. But what’s the process behind the design and construction of these thrill machines?[Read more…]
A post from Twitter user @HuckelCommaSean may have just revealed the ride vehicle design for the rumored Velocicoaster construction happening at Universal’s Islands of Adventure. Recently, this roller coaster project added raptor figures to the construction site. Now, it appears we may have our first look at the coaster vehicle itself.[Read more…]
Recently, the rumored Velocicoaster construction had a large milestone with the introduction of raptors. While they are covered, it is easy to see these ravenous beasts in their new home. These photos, by Bioreconstruct on Twitter, let us get our first view at the raptors in their upcoming enclosure.[Read more…]
Even though it hasn’t been announced yet, there is no missing the work on the “Velocicoaster” in the Jurassic Park area of Universal’s Islands of Adventure. The new faux rocks are sharp and aggressive, which matches the already “boulder” look of the coaster. While this work won’t make the coaster go upside-down faster or take turns at a sharper angle, I warn you, don’t take this hard work for “granite.” These photos, by Bioreconstruct on Twitter, give a close up view on these new stones you just can’t skip.[Read more…]