Thursday, January 23, 2020

Super Nintendo World is Coming to New 'Epic Universe' Theme Park in Orlando

Universal Studios is officially bringing Super Nintendo World to North America as part of its upcoming Epic Universe theme park in Orlando, Florida. As reported by WESH in Orlando, Universal parent company Comcast announced the Super Nintendo World news during its Q4 2019 investors meeting. The Epic Universe park is set to open in 2023. [ignvideo url=""] The first Super Nintendo World location is set to open this summer at Universal Studios in Japan. Nintendo recently released a CGI music video to give fans an early look at the theme park. The park will feature a Super Mario Kart ride as well as a Yoshi's Adventure ride when it opens and visitors will also be able to interact with the park using Nintendo-themed wristbands. The first photos we saw of Super Nintendo World feature clouds and platforms matching designs from Super Mario 3D World. Besides Japan and Orlando, Super Nintendo World will eventually make its way to Universal Studios in Hollywood and Singapore. Super Nintendo World isn't the only way Nintendo is branching out from video games. Nintendo is partnering with Illumination to develop a Super Mario Bros. movie, which is scheduled to hit theaters by 2022. For more on Super Nintendo World, read Shigeru Miyamoto's comments on the upcoming Nintendo theme park. [ignvideo url=""] [poilib element="accentDivider"] Logan Plant is a news writer for IGN, and the Production Assistant for Nintendo Voice Chat, IGN's weekly Nintendo show. You can find him on Twitter at @LoganJPlant.


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