The Japanese videogame giant and Universal Studios announce the arrival of attractions linked to the universe Nintendo in three Universal amusement parks: two in the United States and one in Japan.
Mario at Universal Studios? It will soon be possible! The giant Nippon Nintendo and Universal have announced the creation of three theme parks linked to the universe Nintendo, which will take place in three Universal Parks: that of Orlando, Los Angeles and that of Japan, located in Osaka. Races in the pipes of our favorite mustached plumber and other Zelda sauce labyrinths will no longer be virtual. Even if to see all this out of earth, it will be necessary to arm itself of patience since no date of opening has been announced for the moment, even if it murmurs that the extension Nintendo of the Japanese park would leave Terre in 2020. Note also that there will be, theme park obligatory, shops that will relieve you of your hard earned in exchange for goodies and other products Nintendo, as well as restaurants.
The announcement was made jointly by Shigeru Miyamoto, Mario’s dad, Zelda and Donkey-Kong, with Mark Woodbury, president of Universal Creative. “We will work hard to create attractions that will benefit everyone, regardless of age,” Miyamoto said. When we see the appetite for everything related to the brand Nintendo, extremely strong – it is not the stock shortages of the mini NES in sales currently that will say the opposite – there is not too much, Worry about the future success of these park extensions.
There is even a small video accompanying the announcement, with a Shigeru more enthusiastic than ever, inevitably …
In Fine, this partnership is as ironic as it is tasty, considering that Universal City Studios sued the Japanese firm in the early 1980s, accusing it of violating its rights to the character of King Kong with Donkey Kong. Trial that Universal lost.