Universal's New Worlds
Universal's Super Mario land soft-opens in Hollywood while the company announces expansion plans in Texas and Las Vegas. Plus, Mission: Ferrari debuts.
Super Nintendo World
Super Nintendo World Soft Opens in Hollywood: Theme park fans in the U.S. got their first in-person look at Universal’s Super Mario-themed land when Super Nintendo World soft-opened to all guests at Universal Studios Hollywood.
I was there in the first wave of guests to enter the land, to the applause of waiting park and Universal Creative team members, eager to show off their work.
We have three posts for you about the new land, starting with my thoughts about the new Mario Kart: Bowser's Challenge augmented-reality dark ride and a video walk-through the land and the Mario Kart queue.
Having Lunch at Universal's Toadstool Cafe: There’s lots of yummy (and photo-worthy) food on the menu at the new Toadstool Cafe inside Universal Studios Hollywood's Super Nintendo World. Watch what I had for lunch and see what else is available.
Having Fun With Real-Life Gameplay in Super Nintendo World: Mario Kart: Bowser's Challenge might be the headline ride in Universal Studios Hollywood's new Super Nintendo World, but the land itself plays like a practical game-based attraction. Watch me play the games and face off against Bowser Jr. for the Golden Mushroom.
More Universal News
Universal Parks Announces Expansions in Texas and Vegas: Super Nintendo World is soft-opened, Epic Universe is under construction, and now Universal has announced two more eye-catching projects: a new concept for a smaller, child-focused theme park just north of Dallas, plus a partnership with Area15 in Las Vegas to develop a year-round, horror-focused attraction.
Mission Ferrari Debuts
Mission Ferrari Opens to the Public: The new SFX Coaster from Dynamic Attractions officially opened at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi.
Want to see what it’s all about? Join the conversation and Experience the New 'Mission Ferrari' Through POV Video
More Theme Park News
Disneyland's French Market to Become Tiana's Palace: Before she moves into Splash Mountain next year, Tiana later this year is taking over New Orleans Square’s French Market restaurant, which closes next month for its transformation.
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