Here are some leaked concept art images from Universal Studios' Transformers: The Ride. Universal first annnounced in 2008 that they were launching an attraction based on Michael Bay‘s Transformers at the Hollywood and Singapore theme parks. opening irst announced in 2008, The ride is said to us High Definition 3D footage, special effects and “stunning” robotics to “place humans in the middle of a war between the Autobots and Decepticons”. The new ride lsts five minutes, a quarter of a mile, with the ride vehicles rising to 60 feet in the air. It reportedly used the same ride technology that The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man ride from Universal’s Islands of Adventure.
Universal recently announced that the ride will also have 20-30 minutes of storytelling for the waiting as visitors wait to board the ride. This is said to be the similar to the experience done at Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey in Orlando.
Check out the the cool concept art thanks to Theme Park Insider:
The Transformers ride replaces the old Backdraft special effects show and special effects stages in the lower lot at the Hollywood park, and is expected to open in early 2012. The Singapore ride is set to open in late 2011.
I have never been a fan of the Universal Studios parks in comparison to Disney. This looks pretty cool, but I would still rather go to Disney World any day of the week. What are your thoughts?