Universal Orlando’s parent company has officially announced that the Orlando version of Super Nintendo World will be a part of the new Epic Universe theme park opening in 2023.
The "Power Up" wristbands at Super Nintendo World at Universal Studios Japan will allow guests to interact with items around the land, earning coins and battling bosses while tracking your score.
Our most-read news stories covering Universal Orlando in 2019 included Super Nintendo World, old Universal ride props, and a data-driven look at Hagrid's Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure.
The head of the Universal parks division within Comcast revealed some new details about Super Nintendo World in Japan and the new theme park being built in Orlando.
With the attraction lineup, lands, and opening date for Epic Universe all still a mystery, the theme park world can now engage in one of its favorite pastimes: wild speculation.
The location will feature “an entertainment center, hotels, shops, restaurants and more,” but there was no discussion about what intellectual properties would be utilized or even when the new park would open.
Universal Orlando will make a “major” announcement at a press conference on Aug. 1 at the Orange County Convention Center, not far from the 541-acre site likely to be used for Universal's next theme park.
Photos first posted by the Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast appear to show a model of Universal’s plans for bringing Nintendo into its theme parks. The model shows two sections: a Mario-themed Mushroom K... Read More
"Universal always keeps their plans close to the vest. In this case it worked out well for Universal, as they began to realize that the project was big enough to be in a new theme park rather than being added to one of the existing parks."