Nintendo and Universal Studios announce three theme parks

Ben Parfitt
Nintendo and Universal Studios announce three theme parks

Universal Studios in Hollywood (LA), Orlando (Florida) and Osaka (Japan) will soon play host to dedicated Nintendo areas – which will surely be called Super Mario World, right?

The parks will be joint creations from both Nintendo and Universal with the aim is making visitors feel as if they are wondering around inside a Nintendo game.

Imagine the fun of stepping into a larger-than-life Nintendo adventure. Gigantic Piranha Plants spring to life. Question blocks, power-ups and more surround you. And Mario and all his friends are there to pull you into a brand-new world,” Nintendo's blurb stated.

You will enter an entire realm filled with iconic Nintendo excitement, gameplay, heroes and villains. All of the adventure, fun and whimsy you experience through a screen will now be all around you – in breathtakingly authentic ways.”

The parks will open at an unspecified date over the next several years” with planning and creative work well underway”. An announcement regarding the first opening is expected soon.

Nintendo first confirmed its Universal partnership last year.

There's a video below:

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