Tag: Theme Parks
News Super Nintendo World Theme Park Could Interact With Switch Systems
Miyamoto-san highlights previous initiatives like the Louvre 3DS app
As you've no doubt seen, Nintendo and Universal recently hosted an event to celebrate the breaking of ground for the Super Nintendo World Theme Park attraction. A key detail of that was the news that a Mario Kart-themed ride would be a part of the theme park, which naturally opens...
Video Super Nintendo World Trailer Goes Live, Mario Kart Ride Confirmed
Miyamoto attends special ceremony in Japan
Universal Studios has released a trailer for the forthcoming Super Nintendo World at its Japanese resort, which shows off - in CGI form, at least - what the park will look like once it is complete. Much of what is shown we've already seen in initial promotional material, but it's nice all the same. As well...
News Super Nintendo World Amusement Park Trademark Reveals More Details
Kart racing confirmed
We've known about plans for the Super Nintendo World amusement park attraction for some time now. Late last year, Nintendo and Universal Studios announced that they would be bringing Nintendo attractions and rides to Universal Studios Japan, Hollywood and Orlando, and we haven't been able to stop wondering what they might...
News Super Nintendo World Coming to Universal Studios Japan in 2020
First concept art showcases stunning theming and immersion
Universal Studios Japan has revealed initial details surrounding Super Nintendo World, Nintendo's first foray into theme park entertainment. The much anticipated theme park experience will be completed in time for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. The themed land in Japan will be the first...
News Nintendo's Theme Park in Japan is Expected Open Before the 2020 Olympics
Investment exceeds that of Harry Potter park
It's been well known for a while now that Nintendo is looking to leverage its IP in more ways than just video games going forward. There have been rumours of movie and TV series', a Kirby Cafe is set to open this summer, and we know that there are plans to build a Nintendo Theme Park. The theme park is...
Rumour Universal Making Massive Land-Grab In Florida To Add Third Theme Park
Could this be the Nintendo theme park?
As well as branching out into the smartphone gaming business in 2016, Nintendo is also looking to leverage its properties by hooking up with Universal Studios, with the aim of creating a theme park featuring the likes of Mario and company. That particular deal was inked earlier this year, and Universal is now...
News Nintendo and Universal Studios Announce Theme Park Partnership
Time to visit Nintendo Land for real?
Nintendo, together with Universal Parks & Resorts, has today announced a partnership that will bring attractions based on Nintendo's games and characters to Universal theme parks. Universal theme parks offer incredibly popular, innovative themed family entertainment experiences based on compelling stories...
News SEGA Confirms Alton Towers Tie-In
Earlier rumours now confirmed
As we reported just a few weeks ago, UK theme park lovers will soon be able to get a dose of gaming with their high-flying rollercoaster action, as Alton Towers is about to get a distinctly SEGA flavour. SEGA® Europe Ltd today announced an exciting three year partnership with Alton Towers Resort, the most popular...
News UK Theme Park Getting Sonic-Branded Ride
Due to open February Half Term
UK theme park Alton Towers is currently preparing to reopen for February Half Term, and Sonic fansite Sonic Stadium has heard that apparently the "Spinball Whizzer" attraction at the big UK attraction is being re-designed this year to a Sonic the Hedgehog theme. The site's source mentions this is for a...