#1 Posted by emofratparty (112 posts) -

I know there are already Angry Birds and Blizzard theme parks, but...:

What game do you think would fit best for an amusement park?

#2 Posted by emofratparty (112 posts) -

I had this idea while playing Spyro, of all things. It's so freaking beautiful. I would go to a Spyro theme park.

#3 Posted by TekZero (2848 posts) -

Instantly thought of Bioshock. Lighthouses, undersea areas.. above the clouds themed rides...

#4 Posted by Entreri10 (402 posts) -

@tekzero said:

Instantly thought of Bioshock. Lighthouses, undersea areas.. above the clouds themed rides...

Definitely would like to see that theme park... also interested in a Viva Pinata park...This might not count but a Batman themed part would be pretty great too.

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#6 Posted by conmulligan (1052 posts) -

Super Mario World.

#7 Edited by Monkeyman04 (1463 posts) -

Smart-ass remark: RollerCoaster Tycoon

Real remark: Dead Space for the haunted house, Burnout for some sort of car themed ride, Bioshock for an Air/underwater roller coaster, X-com for an Alien shoot ride, and Portal for some sort of roller coaster.

I couldn't come up with one theme for one game so I thought a theme park of games.

#8 Posted by I_Stay_Puft (4669 posts) -

Roller Coaster Tycoon 2!

#9 Posted by TheManWithNoPlan (6271 posts) -

I'd love to go to a Nintendo theme park.

#10 Posted by Mousse_gallon (266 posts) -

mario, pokemon, fallout, spelunky, etc

#11 Posted by spraynardtatum (4038 posts) -

Mario Kingdom. It would be the greatest place on earth.

#12 Posted by OneKillWonder_ (1990 posts) -

@tekzero said:

Instantly thought of Bioshock. Lighthouses, undersea areas.. above the clouds themed rides...

First thing I thought of, too. Imagine a skyhook ride that relied on you hanging out for dear life.

#13 Posted by guanophobic (397 posts) -

Mario Kingdom. It would be the greatest place on earth.

Why isn't this a thing already?

#14 Posted by I_Stay_Puft (4669 posts) -

On second thought... A Roller Coaster Tycoon II theme park would be a terrible idea.

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#15 Edited by xCobraCommander (15 posts) -

Hitman. Walk around with your significant other or kids and they all disappear without you knowing.

#16 Edited by Corevi (6794 posts) -

A Shadow Moses theme park would be rad.

#17 Posted by bmccann42 (149 posts) -

Mass Effect?

#18 Posted by CornBREDX (6476 posts) -

Theme Parks are generally focused around a corporations historical classics. For example: Universal Studios isn't just king kong or jaws rides (which are both no longer represented at all at Universal Studios =( ).

Baring that in mind I think Nintendo has the most robust and nostalgic catalog to make a theme park- if they don't have one already. I think that would actually work very well for most of their franchises if not all of them.

#19 Posted by ExiledAstronaut (137 posts) -

@monkeyman04: A dead space haunted house sounds pretty damn cool actually.

The only ride I can come up with is one based on Titanfall, at the end you have to eject and try not to throw up. Maybe F-zero could make a cool ride, I don't know :P

#20 Edited by mosespippy (4746 posts) -

A Professor Layton park would be cool. You'd just walk around a quaint little town and everyone would offer you a puzzle, just like the game.

#21 Posted by Chocobodude3 (966 posts) -

Mass Effect

#22 Posted by SMTDante89 (2726 posts) -

@tekzero said:

Instantly thought of Bioshock. Lighthouses, undersea areas.. above the clouds themed rides...

Sounds like an objectively good time.

#23 Posted by supermonkey122 (1017 posts) -

A Nintendo theme park based on all of their famous franchises.

#24 Posted by BeachThunder (13098 posts) -

Theme Park, of course!

#25 Edited by Sinusoidal (2206 posts) -

Dark Souls

The entire park is greyish brown. They hire people to dress in armor and mope around always ready to give you a depressing anecdote. The rides inflict actual, physical pain. There are blind corners everywhere with large employees waiting around them with giant rubber maces that they wale on you with. Poison spume ride. Lots of high walkways with no safety railings. Grotesqueries abound.

#26 Posted by EVO (4027 posts) -

A Wipeout HD one would make for some killer roller coasters.

#27 Posted by BabyChooChoo (5204 posts) -

Dynasty Warriors. I don't know why. It was just the first thing that popped into my head.

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#28 Edited by BBAlpert (1803 posts) -
Welcome to Illbleed, motherfuckers!

#29 Posted by Veektarius (5301 posts) -

Postal 2?

#30 Posted by MonkeyKing1969 (3612 posts) -

Mass Effect

Mass Effect could be very interesting. Stay with me here, imagine Epcot...but arching overhead is a roof with stars, planets, space craft docking all 'projected' overhead somehow. So, it is the wonderful lush indoor park with futuristic settings, rides, costumed characters, aliens walking around...but it looks like the The Citadel. It could even have all these Keeper robots zipping around and touch panels everywhere. Just like Epcot you visit different themed places that have different foods, different rides, and different sights & sounds.

And, just to add to the amount of aliens they could have anyone who cos-plays gets a $10 discount. Or, for $250 people going to the park can sign up ahead of time to be dressed and have makeup applied that makes them look like really good Asari, Drell, or Humans. One of 'rides' is really just a elevator that goes to Purgatory Bar. There every night a staff memeber dressed as Aria T'Loak is the MC for a huge dance party. There is a contest for worst dancer where people try to dance even more embarrassingly than Cmd Shepard in the game.

The concept would be this is a theme park where you are ENCOURAGED to cos-play. This is a theme park that appeals not only to ME fans, but to people who like sci-fi and people who like nerd stuff. Maybe, wrapping around one side of the park toroid would be a convention hall. So that Star Trek, BSG, Dr Who, Star Gate, Comic-Con, PAX conventions...whatever...can occur there as well.

So it is a theme park, a nerd/geek themed convention center, and a vacation destination all in one. Also, wrapping around the other side are TWO spa-hotels. One is just for adults (Club Med) where your significant-non-geek other can have a vacation spa experiences. The other spa-hotel is for families it has water slides and other kids stuff.

#31 Edited by armaan8014 (5738 posts) -

@stoodspoon said:

Mass Effect

Mass Effect could be very interesting. Stay with me here, imagine Epcot...but arching overhead is a roof with stars, planets, space craft docking all 'projected' overhead somehow. So, it is the wonderful lush indoor park with futuristic settings, rides, costumed characters, aliens walking around...but it looks like the The Citadel. It could even have all these Keeper robots zipping around and touch panels everywhere. Just like Epcot you visit different themed places that have different foods, different rides, and different sights & sounds.

And, just to add to the amount of aliens they could have anyone who cos-plays gets a $10 discount. Or, for $250 people going to the park can sign up ahead of time to be dressed and have makeup applied that makes them look like really good Asari, Drell, or Humans. One of 'rides' is really just a elevator that goes to Purgatory Bar. There every night a staff memeber dressed as Aria T'Loak is the MC for a huge dance party. There is a contest for worst dancer where people try to dance even more embarrassingly than Cmd Shepard in the game.

The concept would be this is a theme park where you are ENCOURAGED to cos-play. This is a theme park that appeals not only to ME fans, but to people who like sci-fi and people who like nerd stuff. Maybe, wrapping around one side of the park toroid would be a convention hall. So that Star Trek, BSG, Dr Who, Star Gate, Comic-Con, PAX conventions...whatever...can occur there as well.

So it is a theme park, a nerd/geek themed convention center, and a vacation destination all in one. Also, wrapping around the other side are TWO spa-hotels. One is just for adults (Club Med) where your significant-non-geek other can have a vacation spa experiences. The other spa-hotel is for families it has water slides and other kids stuff.

Yes!
I want a ride in the Normandy.

#32 Edited by Sterling (3163 posts) -

Bot Colony.

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#33 Posted by Shirogane (3593 posts) -

Mmm, Mario theme park that sells edible red/white shrooms, yeah that sounds like a great idea.

#34 Posted by GiantLizardKing (667 posts) -

Bioshock Infinite

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#35 Posted by MonkeyKing1969 (3612 posts) -

World Joyland, Changzhou, China
Not really concerning themselves with copyright laws, this amusement park features numerous rides ripped off from popular video games like World of Warcraft.

#36 Posted by UpperDecker (104 posts) -

Sakura Spirits. Without a doubt, hands down. I want that theme park to exist, and would pay excellent money for it.

#37 Posted by MonkeyKing1969 (3612 posts) -

Sakura Spirits. Without a doubt, hands down. I want that theme park to exist, and would pay excellent money for it.

Seems to me someone will make a virtual theme park, for use with 3d-goggles, with that theme that very soon. The very ridiculous sight, sounds, and game play we will get with VR will be [err] interesting. I think visiting such a park virtually would be better...more hygienic.

#38 Posted by UpperDecker (104 posts) -

@monkeyking1969: or you can just go to the bunny ranch outside of vegas. it's kind of the same thing!

#39 Posted by DeadpanCakes (1111 posts) -

Kingdom Hearts.

Imagine how crazy it would be to have a theme park that incorporates all your favorite Disney characters! It'd be like, the happiest place on earth.

#40 Posted by Lukeweizer (3061 posts) -

Left 4 Dead.

#41 Edited by Brightside (88 posts) -

How's about a League of Legends F2P theme park. Each day a selection of rides are free and you have to pay to access the rest. You know what, I had a bunch of puns about 'feeding' people in the queuing 'lanes' but i'd be totally down with that access model for a theme park.

#42 Posted by J23 (39 posts) -

Silent Hill or Amnesia. Just think of fun, family-friendly horrifying adventures everyone can have! You don't even need to build one for Silent Hill, just let people pay for tickets into Centralia, Pennsylvania!

#43 Posted by DarthOrange (4094 posts) -

@spraynardtatum said:

Mario Kingdom. It would be the greatest place on earth.

Why isn't this a thing already?

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#44 Posted by spilledmilkfactory (2048 posts) -

The BioShock or Resident Evil games would make amazing adult theme parks. A kind of place where you could really get lost in that world.

#45 Posted by Sparky_Buzzsaw (6922 posts) -

I'd take my kids to a Nintendo themed park. And by kids, I mean myself.

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#46 Edited by Nameless2000 (77 posts) -

A Rhythm Heaven theme park would be the best thing.

#47 Posted by afabs515 (1434 posts) -

Bioshock