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THE COASTER CAPITAL OF NEW ENGLAND LAUNCHES ITS 10TH COASTER GOTHAM CITY GAUNTLET ESCAPE FROM ARKHAM ASYLUM

AGAWAM, Mass., USA /PRNewswire/ — Six Flags New England, home to the largest collection of coasters in New England, announced the launch of Gotham City Gauntlet Escape from Arkham Asylum adding another level of family thrills to the park’s line up.  Six Flags New England’s newest roller coaster will reside in the DC Super Hero Adventures section of the park, joining the top-rated Bizarro.

Adventure seeking guests are challenged to tap into their villainous side as they attempt to escape from Arkham Asylum; home of Gotham City’s criminally insane.  The ride experience begins as guests board the four person coaster cars and start a five-story climb towards the sky.  Once riders reach the top of the peak, their world is sent spinning and twirling through a maze of 17 hairpin turns, winding twists and turns and unexpected dips. Careening along 1,213 feet of track, this all-new coaster adventure delivers thrills to guests of all ages.  

“Gotham City Gauntlet Escape from Arkham Asylum solidifies Six Flags New England’s place as the coaster capital of New England,” said Jason Freeman, Six Flags New England’s Park President.  “We are home to the largest collection of coasters in the Northeast and we’re excited to offer our guests even more ride options with this latest addition.”  

For a second consecutive year Six Flags New England has been named “Best Amusement Park in New England” in Yankee Magazine’s Readers’ Choice survey.  “For over 75 years, Yankee Magazine has served as the authority on New England travel. It’s no surprise that our readers are passionate about exploring this region,” says Heather Atwell, communications manager for Yankee Magazine. “This is the second year we’ve asked them for their favorites in New England, and they answered enthusiastically. We’re happy to share the ‘Best of New England’ according to Yankee Magazine’s readers.”

About Six Flags Entertainment Corporation
Six Flags Entertainment Corporation is the world’s largest regional theme park company with 19 parks across the United States, Mexico and Canada. Six Flags Over Texas, the company’s flagship location, is celebrating its 50th anniversary season in 2011. 

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 such iconic DC Comics properties as Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, The Flash, MAD Magazine, and Fables, is the creative division charged with strategically integrating across Warner Bros. and Time Warner.  DC Entertainment works in concert with many key Warner Bros. divisions to unleash its superheroic characters across all media, including but not limited to film, television, consumer products, home entertainment, and interactive games.  

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Judith Rubin
Judith Rubin (rubin.judith@gmail.com) is a leading journalist, publicist, strategist, blogger, content marketing specialist and connector in the international attractions industry. She excels at writing about all aspects of design and technical design, production and project management. Areas of special interest include AV integration and show control, lighting design and acoustics, specialty cinema, digital video and world’s fairs. Judith has ties to numerous industry organizations. From 2005-2020 she ran communications, publications and social media for the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA). In 2013, she was honored with the TEA Service Award. She was development director of IMERSA, and co-chair of the 2014 IMERSA Summit. She was publicist for the Large Format Cinema Association in the 1990s, now part of the Giant Screen Cinema Association (GSCA) and has also contributed to the publications of PLASA, IAAPA and the International Planetarium Society. Already making her mark as a magazine and book editor, Judith joined World’s Fair magazine in 1987, which introduced her to the attractions industry. Launching as a freelancer in the mid 1990s she has contributed to dozens of publications and media outlets including Funworld, Lighting&Sound America, Sound & Communications, Urban Land, The Raconteur and The Planetarian. She joined InPark in 2010. Judith earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Pratt Institute. She has lived in New York City and the San Francisco Bay Area, and now makes her home in Saint Louis, where she is active in the local arts and theater community.

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