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Are Dubai Theme Parks Already In Trouble?

Let’s take a moment and ask ourselves this question: how many theme parks can Dubai and Abu Dabi possibly sustain? Surely I’m not the only one who thinks that the announcements for Six Flags Dubai, IMG World of Legends and the upcoming Warner Brothers park might be saturating the market a bit too fast? Most

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Motiongate Dubai Opens To Groans

There are very few sites that hyped up Motiongate Dubai like we have here at Theme Park University. It’s nearly impossible not to be excited about attractions featuring brands like The Smurfs, Ghostbusters, Hotel Transylvania and many more. Considering this was only one park in the Dubai Parks and Resorts entire property, which also includes

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Dubai Set to be New Theme Park Capital of the World?

Orlando could be playing second fiddle to the deserts of Dubai in the coming years if recent headlines come true. With new theme parks opening by the end of 2016 and a slate of a half dozen in the coming years (and counting), that could be the case. Let’s take a look at what Dubai

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Four New and Coming Ghostbusters Attractions

Over 30 years after the release of the original “Ghostbusters” in theaters, its fans are finally getting to see it take shape in new attractions opening all over the world. Someone from Sony must be shopping this intellectual property around because there seems to be a lot of activity over this franchise. One could say

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Motiongate Dubai Prepares for December 2016 Opening

With one of the biggest years in theme park history winding down, just remember that the largest one has yet to open. Motiongate Dubai just sent us these pictures of the park and it’s really starting to come together. Even though the park has been pushed back to a December 2016 opening date, the main

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Alan Menken Writes Official Theme Song for Dubai Parks and Resorts

I’m not sure how Disney purists are going to take this, but Alan Menken just composed a song for a theme park that isn’t Disney. For those unfamiliar with the name, Menken was the mastermind behind the music of “Aladdin,” “Beauty and the Beast,” “Pocahontas,” and “Hunchback of Notre Dame.” He has also won 11

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New Video Showing off 3 Theme Parks, Water Parks and More in Dubai

A new video was released showcasing just how massive Dubai Parks and Resorts will be when it fully opens. We have been covering Motiongate Dubai fairly extensively here at Theme Park University, but that only represents a tiny sliver of what they are actually building. Checkout the video below to see what they are doing

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New Ghostbusters Concept Art Revealed for Brand New Attraction

With all the buzz over the new “Ghostbusters” film released this weekend, it seemed like the appropriate time to release some information on the world’s first ride based on the original movie. This will be opening soon at MOTIONAGATE Dubai. That’s right kids, Ghostbusters – Battle for New York is a trackless dark ride that transports

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Motiongate Dubai Launches New 360 Park Ride Through Video

What if you could ride a scenic roller coaster through an entire theme park?  After being whisked through the front gates, you’re magically taken through the park to explore everything without walking through the gates. This is what motiongate Dubai has done with their latest marketing video. In the video, they have created a roller

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4 Misconceptions About The NBC/Universal Acquisition of DreamWorks Animation

April was a fascinating month for the entertainment industry. Universal Studios took a page from Disney’s playbook and bought out DreamWorks Animation for around $3.7 billion. As fans who follow this industry know, this has been happening at Disney for years now with the acquisitions of Pixar, ABC Television, Marvel, LucasFilm and more. What I

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