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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...