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Nintendo to bring themed worlds to Universal Parks & Resorts

Nintendo to bring themed worlds to Universal Parks & Resorts Nintendo’s legendary Shigeru Miyamoto and Universal Creative’s Mark Woodbury discuss the deal

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.

You will enter an entire realm filled with iconic Nintendo excitement, gameplay, heroes and villains. 


And it is coming to three Universal theme parks around the globe.

The creative visionaries behind Nintendo’s legendary worlds and characters are working together with the creative teams behind Universal’s blockbuster theme park attractions. 

Their goal: to bring the characters, action and adventure of Nintendo video games to life within Universal theme parks. 

And to do so in new and innovative ways that capture what makes them special. 

All of the adventure, fun and whimsy you experience through a screen will now be all around you – in breathtakingly authentic ways.

As part of the plans, Nintendo-themed areas are coming to Universal Studios Japan, Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Hollywood.

These will be expansive, immersive and interactive and will be highly themed and authentic environments filled with multiple attractions, shops and restaurants.

The new themed areas come as the result of a global partnership between Universal Parks & Resorts and Nintendo – two icons of the entertainment world. 

Universal theme parks create incredibly popular family entertainment experiences for millions of people based on compelling characters, stories and innovative technology. 

Nintendo creates remarkable and imaginative games filled with captivating stories and beloved characters.

Each Universal theme park will announce details of its specific Nintendo areas.

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