Splashwater Island Coming to Waterworld Concord in 2018!

Byron: Waterworld Concord, which was recently reacquired by Six Flags will be adding a new attraction in 2018 along with the rest of the Six Flags parks. Their new water play area, Splashwater Island, marks the largest addition this decade. For a water park, the promise from Six Flags of a new addition each year should mean some pretty significant change, as even small investments capital wise carry a lot of weight. Below is the press release on this year’s addition, which marks the beginning of a new era at Waterworld.  Continue reading “Splashwater Island Coming to Waterworld Concord in 2018!”

Analysis of Harley Quinn Crazy Coaster

Byron: Six Flags Discovery Kingdom had one of the more intriguing announcements for their 2018 attraction with the addition of Harley Quinn Crazy Coaster, the first ever Dual Loop Coaster. This is the very first installment of the Skywarp concept from Skyline attractions, and it also marks Skyline’s first major attraction sold.  Below we will analyze the ride experience, look at its fit in the park, and of course answer the biggest question that comes to mind: Is it a coaster? Let’s get into it. Continue reading “Analysis of Harley Quinn Crazy Coaster”

Harley Quinn Crazy Coaster coming to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in 2018!

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 thrill machine—HARLEY QUINN Crazy Coaster, set to open in spring 2018. This world’s first of its kind inverted looping coaster features continuous inversions along a vertically stacked figure eight track. The ride features multiple head-to-head high flybys at combined speeds of 70 miles per hour for the ultimate dueling adventure ride. Continue reading “Harley Quinn Crazy Coaster coming to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in 2018!”

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom – CCK & CCCK Take NorCal Pt. 2

Sean: In this mix of our Northeast trip reports of some of the continent’s best theme parks and our NorCal trip to hit every coaster in the state of California, we now launch our report of our Six Flags Discovery Kingdom late-summer visit a few days back! The park was a bit of a struggle in the past season or two, but we had a wonderful time!  Continue reading “Six Flags Discovery Kingdom – CCK & CCCK Take NorCal Pt. 2”

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom Update – May 5th 2017

Sean: Due to increasing changes in all of our schedules it’s been a while since we brought you a Six Flags Discovery Kingdom Update, but in the midst of Wonder Woman: Lasso of Truth construction it was a great time to be back at the park. The weather was cooperative and we always love getting on some of our favorite coasters… if they’re open… Let’s take a look at Wonder Woman construction, along with operations and other changes at the park! Continue reading “Six Flags Discovery Kingdom Update – May 5th 2017”

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom Update – Early April 2017

Jeremy: This week we ventured out to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom to see what has been going on at the park lately, as well as to see if there is a glimpse of Wonder Woman in the making. We went to the park this last Friday, and there was quite a downpour of rain in the beginning of the day. To our surprise though, most everything was running! Let’s take a look in our new Six Flags Discovery Kingdom Update.

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Six Flags Magic Mountain and Six Flags Discovery Kingdom Are Bringing Guests the GALACTIC ATTACK VR Coaster!

VALENCIA, Calif. — February 8, 2017 — Six Flags Entertainment Corporation, (NYSE:SIX) and Samsung Electronics America, Inc., the “Official Technology Partner” of the world’s largest regional theme park company, today announced its renewed collaboration on virtual reality roller coasters with the unveiling of a bold, innovative twist on the experience at Six Flags parks. Last spring, the two companies joined forces to introduce North America’s first Virtual Reality (VR) Roller Coasters using Samsung Gear VR powered by Oculus, and now in 2017— for the first time ever, riders will be offered a one-of-a-kind mixed reality experience that only Six Flags can deliver. Another world’s first—complex gameplay, where riders make key decisions during the course of the ride that can affect their scoring at the end. Continue reading “Six Flags Magic Mountain and Six Flags Discovery Kingdom Are Bringing Guests the GALACTIC ATTACK VR Coaster!”

2016: Final Thoughts

We took a small break after a year of constant construction updates, attraction openings, backstage tours, park updates, trip reports, out of state trips, and of course Halloween and Holiday events. We’ll be back like never before in the new year and are sharing our final thoughts of 2016 with you right now! Continue reading “2016: Final Thoughts”