Six Flags Magic Mountain Announces World’s Most Innovative Motion-Based Gaming Attraction
JUSTICE LEAGUE: Battle for Metropolis — The Next Generation State-of-the-Art Video Game You Can Ride — Now Featuring Spectacular New Finale and Popular DC Super-Villain, Harley Quinn
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, who enlisted 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.
“Six Flags Magic Mountain is thrilled to once again ‘up the ante’ in Southern California’s theme park mecca and introduce one of the most state-of-the-art, innovative motion-based attractions in the world – the next generation of Six Flags award-winning JUSTICE LEAGUE: Battle for Metropolis,” said Bonnie Sherman Weber, Six Flags Magic Mountain park president. “There is nothing like this anywhere in the world where riders are actually playing an interactive game while riding an action-packed high-intensity attraction. Leveraging the greatest Super Hero brands of all time, Batman and Superman, JUSTICE LEAGUE: Battle for Metropolis is like a video game come to life – an immersive, multi-sensory experience with the most sophisticated technology available that is sure to deliver an unprecedented experience to thrill seekers of all ages.” 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. For more information about Six Flags Magic Mountain’s new 2017 attraction, including a video, visit https://www.sixflags.com/magicmountain/newfor2017 Six Flags Magic Mountain, the undisputed “Thrill Capital of the World,” is located at 26101 Magic Mountain Parkway, in Valencia, north of Los Angeles off Interstate 5 at the Magic Mountain Parkway exit. The park is currently open weekends and school holidays. For complete operating days and hours, and for more information call (661) 255-4111 or visit us online at www.sixflags/magicmountain.com. About Six Flags Entertainment Corporation Six Flags Entertainment Corporation is the world’s largest regional theme park company with $1.3 billion in revenue and 18 parks across the United States, Mexico and Canada. For 55 years, Six Flags has entertained millions of families with world-class coasters, themed rides, thrilling water parks and unique attractions. For more information, visit www.sixflags.com. About Warner Bros. Consumer Products Warner Bros. Consumer Products, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, is one of the leading licensing and retail merchandising organizations in the world. About DC Entertainment DC Entertainment, home to iconic brands DC (Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, The Flash, etc.), Vertigo (Sandman, Fables, etc.) and MAD, is the creative division charged with strategically integrating its content across Warner Bros. Entertainment and Time Warner. DC Entertainment works in concert with many key Warner Bros. divisions to unleash its stories and characters across all media, including but not limited to film, television, consumer products, home entertainment and interactive games. Publishing thousands of comic books, graphic novels and magazines each year, DC Entertainment is one of the largest English-language publishers of comics in the world. JUSTICE LEAGUE and all related characters and elements © & ™ DC Comics (s16)