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Six Flags Adds North America's First Virtual Reality Coaster

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ARLINGTON (CBSDFW) - Techies and thrill seekers are going to absolutely love the new ride at Six Flags Over Texas!

This spring, the Arlington theme park, along with Samsung Electronics America will debut a new virtual reality coaster dubbed 'The New Revolution.'

According to Six Flags, riders using special Samsung gear powered by Oculus, will be thrust at 55 mph into a virtual world to become "co-pilots" on their own virtual fighter jets and be transported into a futuristic battle to save planet Earth from an alien invasion.

Six Flags Over Texas opens for the 2016 season on Saturday, March 5.

The New Revolution Virtual Reality Coaster is set to open to the public on March 26th.

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