Six Flags has announced for 2015 a new interactive dark ride called JUSTICE LEAGUE: BATTLE FOR METROPOLIS, it will also include Audio-Animatronics and it sounds pretty good. Here is the full press release.
New Interactive Dark Ride Coming in 2015 Combines State-of-the-Art Technology For the Ultimate Super Hero Mission
Six Flags St. Louis, the Coaster Capital of Missouri, and Six Flags Over Texas, the Thrill Capital of Texas — in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products and DC Entertainment — today announced the next generation of interactive thrills with the debut of an all-new 3D interactive dark ride attraction, JUSTICE LEAGUE: BATTLE FOR METROPOLIS.
Slated to open at both Six Flags Over Texas and Six Flags St. Louis in 2015, guests will become members of the JUSTICE LEAGUE Reserve Team, and engage in a full-sensory journey as they battle alongside SUPERMAN, BATMAN, WONDER WOMAN and GREEN LANTERN against Lex Luthor, The Joker and his henchmen. Traveling in six-passenger vehicles, riders must outsmart Lex Luthor and The Joker and save the city of Metropolis.
“Introducing a dark ride that combines this level of technology and the popular DC Comics brand will bring an unmatched, interactive experience to our guests in 2015,” stated Tom Iven, senior vice president of U.S. park operations for Six Flags. “The addition of JUSTICE LEAGUE: BATTLE FOR METROPOLIS is another example of our company’s commitment to delivering new and innovative thrills in every park, every year.”
JUSTICE LEAGUE: BATTLE FOR METROPOLIS will feature:
An interactive queue line and loading area where guests will receive instructions, 3D glasses and a stun gun to stop the bad guys.
A storyline that unfolds with Lex Luthor and The Joker hacking into BATMAN’s computer system and uncovering vital information that exposes vulnerability in the JUSTICE LEAGUE’s defenses.
Riders will fight alongside SUPERMAN, BATMAN, WONDER WOMAN and GREEN LANTERN to save the world from being infected with The Joker’s special laughing gas.
A nexus of new technologies to put guests right in the center of this interactive battle.
Lifelike animatronic super heroes designed by Sally Manufacturing, the industry leader in dark rides.
3D graphics and film produced by Pure Imagination, the gurus of Computer Generated Imagery.
Robust gaming elements by Alterface, renowned for their work in site-based interactive game play.
First-of-its-kind, fully programmable, multi-DOF (degree-of-freedom) vehicles that will transport guests through all the exciting twists and turns designed by Oceaneering.
JUSTICE LEAGUE: BATTLE FOR METROPOLIS is scheduled to open to the public at both Six Flags St. Louis and Six Flags Over Texas in the spring of 2015. For more information about upcoming 2015 Six Flags rides and attractions, including a video highlighting the new rides, visit www.sixflags.com/2015news.
Here is the trailer that Six Flags released for this new ride.
But don't go away, as there is much more announcements from Six Flags and next year will see new rides coming in every Six Flags theme parks in the U.S!
One of the most amazing is probably the new Batman the Ride "free fly"coaster, if "coaster" is still the right word as it is one like you have never seen before. You'll see it in the video below at 3.45 min.
Jim Reid-Anderson, Six Flags Chairman, President and CEO, said, “Innovation is part of our DNA and we look forward to introducing another exhilarating roster of rides and attractions for our guests in every park next season. News in every park has driven all-time-high guest satisfaction and record financial results over the last four years, and we are excited to build on our strong momentum."
Here is the video which presents EACH of the new rides coming next year in each park!
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