One to look out for: Ocean Kingdom, a new theme park on Hengqin Island, will debut an as yet unnamed winged coaster in October. We can't wait to see the flips on that monster.
Bells and whistles
Investment in Ocean Kingdom: more than $3 billion
Cool accommodations: Dolphin-themed hotel with 1,888 guest rooms
On the drawing board: a night zoo, the world's highest Ferris wheel and world's longest wooden coaster.
For more on this summer's newest rides, check out the International Association of Amusement Parks & Attractions' database.