Today we’re unveiling the behind-the-scenes look and creation story of the Ring of Life in Fushun, China. This 515-foot landmark will be the centerpiece of Shenfu New Town. In this video, we detail the thoughts, inspirations, people, and ideas behind the ring and the master planning of the community itself.
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As the rumor mill continues to turn out new stories, one of those rumors is that T2:3D will be soon replaced in Hollywood – while we hope this ins’t the case (audiences still cheer at the end of every showing), we’re excited to see what the future holds. For a quick look back at the… Read more »
In late 1996, following the incredible success of T2/3D at Universal Studios, Samsung’s EVERLAND theme park in Korea engaged Gary Goddard and team to create the next generation of 3D attraction. The resulting concept was ALIENS 3D- a multi-screen spectacular based upon the classic franchise. With a deal in place with Fox, the attraction was… Read more »
Welcome back fans! We’re proud to showcase our new 2012 Corporate Video which was first presented at this year’s IAAPA Convention:
Check out the latest construction shot of the RING OF LIFE as it approaches completion in northeast China! Standing at over 500′ feet in height, the ring will be the iconic centerpiece of SHENFU NEW TOWN- an all-new city designed by the Goddard Group, and scheduled for completion in the Spring of 2013!
In the mid-90’s, Las Vegas’ EXCALIBUR resort was looking for ways to activate their street-front presence, just as Steve Wynn’s volcano had elevated the Mirage to icon status. Gary Goddard & team came up with this- a colossal ANIMATRONIC DRAGON that would ride from behind a manmade mountain and set the lagoon ablaze. Note the… Read more »
In our design for SIX FLAGS DUBAILAND, one of the star attractions was to be “THE DUBAI GIANT” . At 100 meters (328′ feet) in height, this B&M mega coaster would have been the tallest non-launch coaster in the world.
This October marks the 10 year anniversary of the HERSHEY’S TIMES SQUARE store in New York City! Designed by the Goddard Group in 2002, the store continues to be one of the highest-grossing per-square-foot retail shops in the entire world!
During the blue sky development process of UNIVERSAL STUDIOS SINGAPORE in 2007, the Goddard Group team came up with a concept for a pair of DUELING LAUNCH COASTERS called “SUPER RACERS” that put guests right in the middle of an epic race between SUPERMAN and THE FLASH. While the park ultimately opted against a DC… Read more »
With this week’s release of THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, we thought it’d be fun to take a look back of the development of the “world’s greatest ride”. Here in these early storyboard illustrations by Neal Adams (circa 1994), the ride’s sewer sequence played out quite differently, with THE LIZARD terrifying riders instead of Hydro-Man., we thought… Read more »