ACK--Universal Studios Hollywood Park Update- 3/19/17

I visited Universal Studios Hollywood yesterday, March 19. The crowds were light and I rode two new rollercoasters. The theming and overall feel to the park was stunning. I am so glad I now own a pass. Expect more Universal Studios Hollywood updates from AmusementVerse!

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Six Flags Magic Mountain and Discovery Kingdom to open The New Revolution: Galactic Attack

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. The New Revolution Galactic Attack makes its world debut at Six Flags Magic Mountain, near Los Angeles and Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, near San Francisco, offering park guests a thrilling, fully immersive ride of their lives as they battle to save the planet from an impending alien drone invasion.

 

 

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Disneyland Trip Report- 1/26/17

I (@ack.studio/@magicmountain360) visited Disneyland for a private event from and had loads of fun with family members and no lines! It was a blast! 

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Intamin Shuttle TURBO TRACK new for Ferarri World in 2017

Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi, UAE, has announced TURBO TRACK, a launched Intamin shuttle to be built on their Yas Island property. The ride, which will launch riders using Linear Synchronous Motors to high speeds before shooting them through the roof and up a curved spike rising above the indoor parks distinctive Ferrari red ceiling. More information here
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New! Electric Eel Rollercoaster Is Coming To Sea World San Diego in 2018!

Seaworld San Diego has announced ELECTRIC EEL, a Premier Rides Sky Rocket 2 model to open in 2018. This ride will feature a single 150 foot inversion, an eel and other marine life aquarium, and multiple thematic elements. Read more on this new coaster here. 
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Six Flags Magic Mountain Trip Report- 12/27/16

I, American Coaster Kings just recently visited Six Flags Magic Mountain. Holiday in the park was fun and put me in the holiday spirit. But the long lines made me leave the park.

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Knotts Berry Farm Sol Spin Construction Update

Construction on Sol Spin has continued. No footer has been installed yet, but the entire windseeker pad has been demolished, including the operation panel room. The queue line is staying as of now, most likely to be reused when Sol Spin opens. See more photos here
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Fun Spot America Announces Inverting Wooden Coaster for 2016

KISSIMMEE, FL--Today we are excited to announce a HUGE  Florida deal with The Gravity Group, an American based company out of Cincinnati, Ohio. As part of the deal The Gravity Group will custom design a new Roller Coaster that will be built for Fun Spot America's Kissimmee, Florida location.

 

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B&M Dive Coaster Coming To Magic Mountain?


Today I'm going to be talking about a theme park rumor. This rumor is about a B&M Dive Coaster coming to Six Flags Magic Mountain for the 2018 season. For those of you who don't know what B&M stands for, it stands for Bolliger and Mabillard. B&M is a rollercoaster manufacturing company that makes rides including, Dive Coasters, Hyper Coasters, Wing Coasters, Flying Coasters, Inverted Coasters, Sit-Down Coasters, and Stand-Up Coasters. 
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Six Flags Magic Mountain Trip Report- 11/11/16

I, American Coaster Kings, visited Six Flags Magic Mountain on Veteran's Day. Before I begin, I have to give thanks to all of those of have served and are serving our country. But without further adieu here is my  trip report.

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SOL SPIN-New for 2017 at Knotts Berry Farm

Knotts Berry Farm in Buena Park, California, will open California's first Mondial Top Scan in 2017. This new ride, dubbed Sol Spin, will take the space of the infamous Windseeker, which repeatedly stranded riders hundreds of feet above the ground. Standing six stories off the ground, this new flat ride will twist and turn riders on six rotating arms. The park will also be adding two new slide complexes to their Soak City water park, The Wedge, a family raft slide, and Shore Break, a thrilling complex featuring ProSlide drop style slides, similar to Bonzai Pipelines at the nearby Six Flags  Hurricane Harbor. See more photos here
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Mean Streak Construction Update

It is all but confirmed that Mean Streak will be modified by the Idaho manufacturing firm Rocky Mountain Construction for the 2018 season at Cedar Point. According to several sources and photos, steel ledgers and rusty red track as used on hybrid coasters such as Twisted Colossus, Iron Rattler, and Wicked Cyclone have arrived on site accompanied by a crane with the company name and logo. See more construction photos here!

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Six Flags Magic Mountain Trip Report- 9/30/16

I, American Coaster Kings went to Six Flags Magic Mountain on September 30, 2016 for Fright Fest 2016. The whole event was great, it was really fun and can be scary at times! Read the full report here.

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