The originator amongst locations the place you may “trip the films,” the Common Studios Resort in Orlando pushes the boundaries of thematic leisure to the max relating to thrills. Final 12 months it opened the Velocicoaster, the tallest and quickest launch coaster in Florida, impressed by the Jurassic World franchise.
Inside the subsequent 5 years the corporate is about to open an extra park with Epic Universe, which guarantees extra state-of-the-art sights inside immersive areas primarily based on franchises but to be introduced. Based mostly on idea artwork will probably be a mixture of each indoor rides and coasters (lights a summoning circle for one primarily based on the Common Monsters). Within the meantime, whereas we look ahead to the projected 2025 opening of Epic, io9 was invited to each of Common’s working parks to place its present slate of coasters and rides to the check for thrill-rideability. That’s enjoyable sufficient, however we additionally needed to see simply how cinematic the sights have been on the similar time, excluding the immersive areas centered round a sure franchise that shall-not-be-named.
How do pre-existing sights stack up earlier than Epic Universe is about to take extra of its properties and go all in with creating extra immersive experiences with in-universe Common thrills? Right here’s our rating of rides we have been capable of expertise.