The wait is finally over! Today we headed to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom to attend Media Day for The Joker! Months of planning and construction are finally over, and The Joker is finally ready to welcome its first riders! If you're wondering, this brand new Wood Steel Hybrid Coaster lives up to the hype! More on that in a bit...
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Friday, April 22, 2016
"The Joker" Hybrid Coaster Exclusive Construction Site Tour - Six Flags Discovery Kingdom April 2016
Welcome to Theme Park Overload! Today we head to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom for an Exclusive Construction Site Tour of the active "The Joker" Hybrid Coaster site! The track work is about 95% complete, and the park plans to begin testing in the coming weeks! We have full coverage from today's event, staring with video straight from the construction site!
Monday, April 4, 2016
Disneyland Resort Photo Trip Report - April 2016 Spring Break: Star Wars Land Construction, Luigi's Rollickin' Roadsters, Autopia Refurbishment
Welcome to Theme Park Overload! Today we head to the Happiest Place on Earth to check out all the happenings around the resort! The park is busy as can be for Spring Break 2016, and we dove in head first to brave the crowds! Today we'll check out construction progress on Star Wars Land, the new Luigi's Rollickin' Roadsters attraction in Cars Land, new exhibits on the Star Wars Franchise at the Star Wars Launch Bay, refurbishment progress on Autopia and Jungle Cruise, and more!
Banners still adorn the front entrance plaza for the Disney Diamond 60 year events as the celebration enters its final months.
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Spring is here, and that means it's time for another update from our home park Six Flags Discovery Kingdom! Special events for Spring Break are currently underway park wide, with a specialty celebrity guest making an appearance during our visit today! We'll also take a look at the recently opened Pacific Rim 5-D Experience and the massive Joker Construction Site!
Guests are treated to a iron and steel masterpiece before they enter the park due to The Joker's prime location. The little speck people on the ground should give you perspective on the Joker's prodigious footprint!
Sunday, March 13, 2016
Six Flags corporation has continued their venture into the 21st century with the announcement of new Virtual Reality Roller Coaster experiences for 9 different parks chain-wide! Along with a new partnership signed with Samsung and Oculus, the amusement park chain plans to equip its headlining coasters with VR headsets armed with Samsung Phones to bring a digital VR experience to riders. Six Flags will claim a new record with North America's first Virtual Reality Coaster Experience as the technology is rolled out to each of the nine parks. Each location will get either a Superman or New Revolution themed environment, according to the existing theme of the selected coasters.