Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Six Flags Parks 2017 New Attractions Confirmed - EVERY New Ride/Attraction for Six Flags Parks Nationwide


It's that time of year again! Six Flags has announced all their New 2017 Season Rides/Attractions for EVERY park Nationwide. Scroll down below to find out what your home Six Flags park is slated to receive!





Six Flags Magic Mountain: Justice League: Battle for Metropolis
Six Flags Magic Mountain — in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products on behalf of DC Entertainment — today announced the newest innovation in immersive thrills, JUSTICE LEAGUE: Battle for Metropolis — Ride. Play. Triumph. The next generation of the award-winning Six Flags ride will now feature a spectacular new finale, new game targets and the introduction of one of DC’s hottest Super-Villains, Harley Quinn. This cutting-edge attraction brings riders into the DC Universe featuring interactive content in one of the first-ever virtual 360-degree loops on an attraction, and interactive 180-degree toroidal screens that allow riders to experience state-of-the-art gaming while riding in six-passenger pitch and roll motion-based vehicles synced to custom action-packed scenes featuring the most iconic DC characters.

Slated to open at the Valencia theme park spring 2017, riders will become members of the JUSTICE LEAGUE Reserve Team in a multi-sensory four minute game experience with wind, fire, fog and special effects as they battle alongside the iconic Super Heroes, Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, Cyborg and Green Lantern to save the city of Metropolis from Lex Luthor, The Joker and his henchmen. Also wreaking havoc will be Harley Quinn, The Joker’s favorite sidekick.

Designed and built by Sally Corporation, the Jacksonville, Florida-based dark ride specialists, and Alterface Projects, the video interactive systems experts, the climactic interactive battle scenes between the Super Heroes and Super Villains include a multitude of special effects and thrilling ride experiences as guests shoot targets and score points against their friends and family while traveling on a high speed chase through the streets of Metropolis. Falling from a bridge, looping through Green Lantern’s construct and battling the Lex Bots in an underground subway station are all part of the interactive content action.

JUSTICE LEAGUE: Battle for Metropolis — Ride. Play. Triumph. will feature:

  • A 23,624 square foot HALL OF JUSTICE to house the full-sensory thrill ride;
  • A 4D ride experience with wind, fire, mist, fog and special effects;
  • Life-like animatronic characters including Harley Quinn, Cyborg, The Joker and his Henchmen, and Lex Bots;
  • A dramatic fight as the JUSTICE LEAGUE Reserve Team travels through laughing gas and flames in 10 high intensity scenes;
  • One of the first-ever virtual loops, giving riders the feeling of going head over heels;
  • High-definition 3D animation shown on the first-ever, 180-degree interactive toroidal screens that fully immerses riders into the city of Metropolis;
  • State-of-the-art Gaming elements that put the riders into the interactive content where they compete with friends and family;
  • 6-passenger pitch and roll motion-based vehicles with multi-degrees-of-freedom to transport riders through all the exciting twists and turns without limitations; and
  • Two pre-show rooms featuring larger-than-life interactive characters.
  • Located in the newly-themed Metropolis area of the park, 


JUSTICE LEAGUE: Battle for Metropolis — Ride. Play. Triumph. will be part of an entire area remodel of surrounding attractions, food and retail locations as well as added entertainment.



Six Flags Discovery Kingdom: Wonder Woman Lasso of Truth
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, the Thrill Capital of Northern California, in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products on behalf of DC Entertainment, today announced its newest ride attraction, WONDER WOMAN Lasso of Truth, to open in Spring 2017.

WONDER WOMAN Lasso of Truth is an oversized pendulum shaped ride that will send guests on a dizzying journey in this thrilling and extreme attraction. WONDER WOMAN, the most iconic female Super Hero, is the embodiment of justice, equality and peace; she is the symbol of female empowerment, as she seeks to fight evil at every turn.

Some ride highlights include:

  • 40 riders will propel at speeds of nearly 70 miles per hour;
  • The ride swings back and forth while rotating counterclockwise; and
  • As guests swing higher and higher, they will experience a feeling of weightlessness at 147 feet in the air.


WONDER WOMAN Lasso of Truth will be located near two of the park’s newest attractions, Superman Ultimate Flight and The Joker, which opened earlier this year.



Six Flags St. Louis: Spinsanity
Six Flags St. Louis, the Coaster Capital of Missouri, will send guests reeling with the addition of the new Spinsanity in 2017. This intense thrill ride will give guests a rush of excitement with its dual rocking, spinning motion.

Spinsanity brings a different thrill to the park as the massive disc spins first one direction and then another while swinging from side to side. Forty guests sit on motorcycle-style seats facing outward as the disc flies along the 51-foot high half-pipe track all while whirling around at 14 revolutions per minute. The innovative attraction is the first-of-its-kind at the park.

Spinsanity Fast Facts
  • 40 riders are seated on motorcycle-style, pedestal seats facing outward;
  • Giant disc rotates clockwise and counter-clockwise while arcing side to side;
  • Half-pipe track structure stands 5-stories tall; and
  • Rotates at 14 revolutions per minute
  • Riders must be a minimum of 48” tall to experience this innovative new thrill ride which will be located across from Tsunami Soaker in the Chouteau’s Market section of the park. 
Spinsanity is set to open spring 2017.



Six Flags Over Texas: The Joker
Six Flags Over Texas, the Thrill Capital of Texas, and Warner Bros. Consumer Products, on behalf of DC Entertainment, announces the opening of its 13th and most maniacal roller coaster to date, an all-new free-fly coaster called, The Joker. Now home to the most roller coasters in the Southwest, Six Flags Over Texas is proud to welcome this wicked and chaotic thrill ride to reign supreme as the most dynamic coaster in the GOTHAM CITY section of the park.


After being lifted straight up a 12-story, 90-degree hill, the freestyle-coaster will wreak havoc as riders flip head-over-heels at least six times along the weightless journey. Thrill seekers will experience exhilarating leaps and dives along a horizontal plane, along with unexpected drops as they tumble from one level to the next. The wing seats amp up the pandemonium since riders will experience all of this chaos with no track above or below─ just the sky, ground and plenty of sinister thrills.

The unique design of The Joker features:
  • Massive, imposing, floating and twisting I-box track frame in a unique two-tone design;
  • One-of-a-kind onboard magnetic technology featuring smooth head-over-heels free-fly flips providing guests the feeling of weightlessness as they soar outside the confines of a traditional track;
  • 4-D wing vehicles that seat up to 8 per vehicle with a total of 5 vehicles;
  • Face-off seats that allow riders to face each other as they tumble head-over-heels;
  • A 120-foot-tall, 90-degree hill that is ascended by an elevator-style, chain link lift; and
  • Two beyond 90-degree “raven” drops giving the sensation of free-falling.

The Joker is expected to wreak total mayhem beginning in the spring of 2017, and reign supreme over the Super-Villainous roller coasters in the GOTHAM CITY section at Six Flags Over Texas.



Six Flags Fiesta Texas: Thunder Rapids Water Coaster and Marti Gras Parade
Thunder Rapids – North America’s first rocket blast water coaster. This state-of-the-art attraction is part roller coaster, part water slide, featuring a custom-designed inline raft and new water jet propulsion technology for lightning-fast uphill speeds and adrenaline-pumping drops. Guests will also encounter four high-banked flying saucer turns throughout the 942-foot long structure. The ride’s advanced loading system design allows guests to quickly and easily board their vehicle at ground level from a moving station, eliminating the need to carry a tube. 

Also on tap for the 2017 season—a colorful, new Mardi Gras Festival, featuring 10 authentic New Orleans style parade floats, Mardi Gras themed food, merchandise and beautiful park décor. The Mardi Gras Festival takes place from March 24 through April 30.



Six Flags Great America: The Joker
Six Flags Great America, the Thrill Capital of the Midwest, and Warner Bros Consumer Products, on behalf of DC Entertainment, announce plans for its 15th and most maniacal roller coaster to date, the all-new free-fly coaster, The Joker. This insanely twisted chaos coaster will be a massive new centerpiece in the Yankee Harbor section of the park, next to Batman The Ride roller coaster.

After being lifted straight up a 12-story, 90-degree hill, the free-fly coaster will wreak havoc as riders flip head-over-heels at least six times along the weightless journey. Thrill seekers will experience exhilarating leaps and dives along a horizontal plane with unexpected drops as they tumble from one level to the next. The wing seats amp up the pandemonium since riders will experience this wild adventure with no track above or below ─ just the sky, ground and plenty of sinister thrills.

The unique design of The Joker features:

  • Massive, imposing, floating and twisting I-box track frame in a unique two-tone design;
  • One-of-a-kind onboard magnetic technology featuring smooth head-over-heels free-fly flips providing guests the feeling of weightlessness as they soar outside the confines of a traditional track;
  • 4-D wing vehicles that seat up to 8 per vehicle with a total of 5 vehicles;
  • Face-off seats that allow riders to face each other as they tumble head over heels;
  • A 120-foot-tall, 90-degree hill that is ascended by an elevator-style, chain link lift; and
  • Two beyond 90-degree “raven” drops giving the sensation of free-falling.


The Joker is expected to unleash total mayhem beginning in the spring of 2017, and join the ranks of a long line of legendary roller coasters at Six Flags Great America.



Six Flags Great Adventure: Justice League: Battle for Metropolis
Six Flags Great Adventure, in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products and DC Entertainment, announces the addition of JUSTICE LEAGUE: Battle for Metropolis to its world-class lineup of thrill rides in 2017. In a high-stakes clash between good and evil, guests will become members of the Justice League Reserve team and engage in a full-sensory journey to save the city of Metropolis as they battle alongside Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, The Flash, Supergirl and Cyborg against Super Villains Lex Luthor and The Joker.

JUSTICE LEAGUE: Battle for Metropolis features:

  •  4D ride experience with wind, fire, mist and fog effects, plus life-like animatronic characters;
  • Sleek, six-passenger, motion-platform cars that twist, tilt and spin while going through hairpin, 360-degree turns, all synched to the action on the screens;
  • Intense virtual loop and barrel roll, giving riders the head-over-heels feeling;
  • High definition, 3D animation that fully immerses riders into the city of Metropolis; and
  • State-of-the-art, real-time gaming elements including 600 virtual and tangible targets






Six Flags New England: The Joker
Six Flags New England, the Coaster Capital of New England in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products on behalf of DC Entertainment, today announced plans to add its 13th coaster to the park, The Joker: 4D Free Fly Coaster. This unique coaster experience will feature theming based on the iconic Super-Villain The Joker and be located in the park’s South End.


After being lifted straight up a 120-foot hill, this 4D Wing Coaster challenges riders to “face their fears” as they flip head-over-heels from four to eight times along the weightless, tumbling journey. Along the way on this 4th dimension free-fly coaster, thrill seekers experience exhilarating coaster hills and unexpected drops along with an interactive ride experience, making it a different sensation each time guests ride. The Joker: 4D Free Fly Coaster allows adrenaline seekers to soar outside the confines of the track for an all-new coaster riding experience.

The Joker: 4D Free Fly Coaster features a massive and twisting track frame, in which ride vehicles begin their journey by traveling up a 120-foot elevator-type lift before being released for their highly unusual sensory journey – including two beyond-vertical free falls, in addition to four to eight head-over-heels flips. The Joker: 4D Free Fly Coaster is one of the most exciting thrill rides in the park’s history.

The unique construction of The Joker: 4D Free Fly Coaster features:
  • One-of-a-kind onboard magnetic technology featuring four to eight smooth head-over-heels free-fly flips providing guests the feeling of weightlessness as they soar outside the confines of a traditional track;
  • A 4D wing coaster that seats up to eight and has riders “face their fears” by allowing them to physically face each other as they tumble head-over-heels;
  • A 120-foot tall hill that is ascended by an elevator-style lift straight up;
  • Two beyond 90-degree raven drops giving the sensation of free-falling; and
  • Five vehicles with eight passengers each.



Six Flags America: Wonder Woman: Lasso of Truth
Six Flags America, in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products on behalf of DC Entertainment, announced today a new addition to its already stellar lineup of thrilling rides and attractions.  WONDER WOMAN Lasso of Truth, a 242-feet tall, sky-high swing ride and the tallest new attraction at the Nation’s Capital of Thrills will open in 2017.


Based on the world’s most iconic female Super Hero, WONDER WOMAN Lasso of Truth is an extreme swing ride that spins guests in a 98-foot circle at speeds of 40 miles per hour atop a 24-story tower. With a capacity of thirty-two riders, guests sit two across in open-air swings as they climb to the top of the tower while spinning round and round, offering a breathtaking view while soaring high above the beautiful Maryland and D.C. landscape.

WONDER WOMAN Lasso of Truth will join SUPERMAN Ride of Steel, Batwing and JOKER’s Jinx in offering thrilling experiences based on the world famous DC Super Heroes and Super-Villains. The colossal tower will be visible from every location in the park and will become a new iconic symbol of thrilling fun for guests of all ages.



Six Flags Over Georgia: Justice League: Battle for Metropolis
Six Flags Over Georgia — in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products and DC Entertainment — today announces the next generation of interactive thrills with the all-new 4D interactive thrill ride, JUSTICE LEAGUE: Battle for Metropolis, coming in 2017.


Engaging in a full-sensory journey on JUSTICE LEAGUE: Battle for Metropolis, guests will tag alongside BATMAN™, SUPERMAN™, WONDER WOMAN, THE FLASH and GREEN LANTERN against Lex Luthor, The Joker and his henchmen.

 The interactive attraction features:

  • A 22,000 square foot HALL OF JUSTICE to house this full-sensory thrill ride;
  • A 4D ride experience with wind, fire, mist and fog effects, plus life-like animatronic characters;
  • A dramatic fight as the JUSTICE LEAGUE Reserve Team travels through laughing gas and flames in 10 high-intensity scenes;
  • One of the first-ever virtual loops, giving riders the feeling of going head-over-heels;
  • High definition 3D animation that fully immerses riders into the city of Metropolis;
  • State-of-the-art gaming elements; and
  • 6-passenger vehicles with multi-degrees-of-freedom to transport riders through all the exciting twists and turns without limitations.


Construction is already underway and JUSTICE LEAGUE: Battle for Metropolis is scheduled to open in the spring of 2017.



Six Flags Mexico: New Revolution VR, Hurricane Harbor Oaxtepec, and Marti Gras Festival
The New Revolution, North America’s first fully-integrated Virtual Reality (VR) roller coaster makes its Six Flags Mexico debut. Riders don Samsung Gear VR headsets, for a multi-dimensional virtual coaster experience. High-definition imagery and storytelling syncs with the unique track configuration of the Medusa Steel Coaster creating a one-of-a-kind seamless “real world” to “virtual world” thrill ride experience. Riders now become co-pilots seated in the cockpit of a true-to-life fighter jet, flying through a futuristic city in a battle to protect the planet against alien invaders, all while racing along the 3,300 feet of twisting, turning, looping coaster track. 

Six Flags Mexico guests will also be treated to the new Mardi Gras Festival, from March 17 to May 1, featuring authentic New Orleans style parade floats, complemented with delicious, traditional carnival food and merchandise along with colorful park décor.

Joining the proud Six Flags family of iconic theme and water parks:


Hurricane Harbor Oaxtepec Mexico in the beautiful state of Morelos. This tropical oasis will offer families a welcome summer retreat. The 67-acre park will feature an innovative new hybrid waterslide, a multi-level water play structure, a wave pool and a tranquil lazy river, among numerous other fun water attractions all set among a lush, inviting landscape. Hurricane Harbor Oaxtepec will be Six Flags’ 19th park, and is scheduled to open in February 2017

The Great Escape: Bonzai Pipelines
The Great Escape’s popular outdoor water park, Splashwater Kingdom, goes Bigger, Better and Wetter in 2017! The Great Escape today announced plans to add Bonzai Pipelines, a pair of dueling water slides, to its 2017 lineup. The attraction will boast the park’s first body speed slides delivering unpredictable twists and turns and huge water park fun.


Perched 30 feet in the air, guests will race through nearly 300 feet of banking twists and turns uniquely designed to provide an adrenaline-charged body slide experience. Bonzai Pipelines will feature two brightly colored twisting slides, becoming the 13th attraction in Splashwater Kingdom. The slides will complement the popular Alpine Freefalls in lower Splashwater Kingdom, offering thrill seekers the ultimate water park adventure.

More information about Bonzai Pipelines will be released during a hard hat tour of the attraction’s construction site in the spring of 2017.



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