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Gamers of all ages know who Mario is (and his often-overlooked brother, Luigi) and are familiar with his travails over the past three decades. Mario is one of the most recognizable characters in gaming history, and Nintendo is rumored to be planning something big to commemorate the 35th anniversary of the original Super Mario Bros. game that landed on the original Nintendo Entertainment System (NES). According to sources backed up by both Eurogamer and VGC, Nintendo is planning to release remastered version of classic Mario titles that will be playable only on the Nintendo Switch. While there's no indication that the original Super Mario Bros. will be included in this remaster... Read more...
It has been officially confirmed that Universal Orlando's next major theme park, known as Epic Universe, will be the home of Super Nintendo World. Comcast Corporation executives confirmed the inclusion of the Nintendo-themed park during its 2019 earnings conference call. Speculation had suggested that the new theme park would be the home of Super Nintendo World, but this is the first official confirmation of that news. Comcast executives have confirmed that the theme park will be part of its "fourth gate" in Orlando. It already operates Universal Studios Florida, Islands of Adventure, and Volcano Bay. Comcast executives have big goals for Super Nintendo World, noting in the conference call that... Read more...
Admit it, at some point in your life (past or present), you have fantasized about jumping into a video game and interacting with whatever virtual world tickled your imaginative fancy. Many gamers who grew up playing on the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) may have wished they could hop into the console and join Mario and Luigi in their efforts to save Princess Peach. Well, that might not be possible, but Nintendo is doing the next best thing by opening up an Super Nintendo World theme park at Universal Studios Japan. Nintendo describes the theme park as a "life size experience of the game world," with the promise of combining games and attractions with "the world's most advanced technology."... Read more...
If you're a diehard Mario fan, start saving up your gold coins now for a vacation to Japan in a few years. That is because Universal Studios is planning to open a real life Super Nintendo World at its theme park in Japan. It will feature plenty of themed goodies and characters, including Mario himself (of course), and a Mario Kart ride attraction. It was previously announced that the themed section would open in 2020 with state of the art rides, interactive areas, shops, and restaurants featuring Nintendo's iconic game characters, However, details of what exactly visitors will see and experience have been tight-lipped. Now we've learned through a Japanese-language website that Super Nintendo... Read more...
Nintendo fans rejoice, work is in progress on a "Super Nintendo World" section of an amusement park that will bring Mario and Luigi to life. The themed section will open in 2020 at Universal Studios Japan and will have state of the art rides, interactive areas, shops, and restaurants featuring the iconic game characters. Some 50 billion yen (nearly $432 million in U.S. currency) is being poured into the upgrade. Universal Studios Japan will be the first of multiple locations to have themed section based on Nintendo's IP. Nintendo announced last year that it planned to build themed areas at Universal Studio parks in Japan, Orlando, and Hollywood. Super Nintendo World is being developed in Universal... Read more...