Virtual Reality Rollercoasters Are Coming Summer 2016

Fight Lex Luthor and an alien invasion on a virtual reality ride.

By
Entertainment
2,093 Hypes 0 Comments

Virtual reality exploded onto the tech and gaming scene last year, and now, in a bizarre combination of real and virtual reality, Six Flags and Samsung are partnering to create a full-blown interactive rollercoaster experience. Coming to theme parks across America this summer, the system, worn as an Oculus VR headset, will immerse users in fantastical worlds as they ride nine rollercoasters, with six of them set in a “New Revolution,” where you ride a fighter jet through an alien invasion on Earth, while the remaining three are thrust into the fictional comic book city of Metropolis to battle Lex Luthor, Superman’s archenemy.

Those with Six Flags season passes will be invited to try out the VR experience before it opens to the public.

Read Full Article

What to Read Next

Nearly 20% of Facebook's Employees are Working on Virtual and Augmented Reality
Tech 

Nearly 20% of Facebook's Employees are Working on Virtual and Augmented Reality

The division’s staff are now 10,000 strong.

Apple's Rumored VR Headsets Could Feature 8K Display and Cost $3,000 USD
Tech

Apple's Rumored VR Headsets Could Feature 8K Display and Cost $3,000 USD

New information revealed regarding Apple’s first-ever VR headset.

Sony Reveals First Details of the Next-Gen VR Headset Coming to PS5
Gaming

Sony Reveals First Details of the Next-Gen VR Headset Coming to PS5

The long-rumored release will not happen this year, but Sony gives a few ideas of what to expect when it arrives.


Microsoft Mesh Brings Virtual Holographic Communication To Life
Tech

Microsoft Mesh Brings Virtual Holographic Communication To Life

Bringing forward Microsoft’s futuristic vision of mixed reality to the real world.

A Cam'ron x Reebok 'Purple Haze' Sneaker Is Coming
Footwear

A Cam'ron x Reebok 'Purple Haze' Sneaker Is Coming

Oh Boy.

Tommy Genesis Officially Announces 'World Vision 2' & Unveils Its Artwork
Music 

Tommy Genesis Officially Announces 'World Vision 2' & Unveils Its Artwork

Tommy Genesis is going to take over.

Arik Levy x Hennessy 8 Limited Edition Crystal Bottle
Food & Beverage

Arik Levy x Hennessy 8 Limited Edition Crystal Bottle

In honor of the newly appointed master blender Renaud Fillioux.


There's an Air Jordan 3 Coming out on Cyber Monday
Footwear

There's an Air Jordan 3 Coming out on Cyber Monday

Mark your calendars and be as prepared as humanly possible for this one.

Grime Icon Kano Drops Fifth Album 'Made In The Manor'
Music 

Grime Icon Kano Drops Fifth Album 'Made In The Manor'

Featuring Wiley, JME, Damon Albarn and Giggs.

Whoopi Goldberg, Conan O’Brien, Monica Lewinsky & More Celebrites Recite Kanye West's Most Epic Tweets
Music 

Whoopi Goldberg, Conan O’Brien, Monica Lewinsky & More Celebrites Recite Kanye West's Most Epic Tweets

Words cannot describe.

More ▾
 
Subscribe to our Newsletter

Gain access to exclusive interviews with industry creatives, think pieces, trend forecasts, guides and more.

By subscribing, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Adblock Detected.

We charge advertisers instead of our readers. If you enjoy our content, please add us to your adblocker's whitelist. We'd really appreciated it.