This week Six Flags Over Texas, the “Thrill Capital of Texas”, in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products and DC EntertainmentTM, announce the debut of JUSTICE LEAGUE: Battle for Metropolis.
This next generation of interactive thrills offers guests the ultimate dark ride adventure when they team up with SUPERMAN, BATMAN, WONDER WOMAN, GREEN LANTERN and the FLASH after accepting the challenge to outwit Lex Luthor and The Joker’s plans to destroy the city of Metropolis. As JUSTICE LEAGUE Reserve Team members, riders travel in sleek six-passenger custom designed, motion-based vehicles and engage in a full-sensory battle, complete with 4D effects of fire, cannon blasts, and explosions all while experiencing hairpin, 360-degree turns and the world’s first-ever virtual loop on a dark ride.
Quorum’s employees were sworn to secrecy as they worked diligently on this project over the past year. It was a unique opportunity for us to team up with some of biggest and most innovative names in the theme park industry to create this amazing ride. Sally Manufacturing (http://sallycorp.com/) designed the animatronic super heroes that come to life before your eyes. Pure Imagination oversaw the production of the 4D graphics and film using high-tech Computer Generated Imagery. The state-of-the art interactive gaming elements were developed by Alterface (http://www.alterface-projects.com/) and the fully programmable, multi-DOF vehicles that will transport you through the city of Metropolis was designed by Oceaneering (http://www.oceaneering.com/entertainment-systems/).
|Posing with the Justice League|
The project is located in the former Adventure Theater building that debuted in 1995 with The Right Stuff, a new motion based ride at the time. It just so happens ,1995 was also the first year our very own Arthur Calcaterra started working at Six Flags Over Texas. Now, 20 years later, he was able to be part of the design team that helped expand and renovate that building into the Hall of Justice and the new Battle for Metropolis 4D ride. It’s not every day that you are tasked with building and designing the Hall of Justice!
Along with the new building, we also designed the exit retail space and the new Metropolis Snack stand near the ride.
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