Universal Studios Hollywood is opening Super Nintendo World – the Nintendo-themed attraction at the theme park – on February 17, and a top Universal Studios executive says it will be a “revolutionary “. Universal Creative Vice President John Corfino and Tom Mehrmann, President and CEO of Universal Parks and Resorts, Pacific Rim, shared that and more with Limit line.
“The appearance of Super Nintendo World at Universal Studios Hollywood reinforces our commitment to expanding entertainment options beyond traditional film and TV properties, while also developing new, unexplored areas. exploited to appeal to future generations,” Mehrmann said. “We’re excited to welcome Super Nintendo World to our theme park and bring a whole new level of interactive and immersive experiences to our guests and can’t wait for them to come experience it. experience this land.”
In a December release, Universal shared the “video game” elements to the park, via a Power-Up Band or wristband that syncs with Universal Studios Hollywood’s app to “upgrades the guest experience in the land and enhances its many interactions”. element.” For example, the wearable device will allow guests to collect digital coins and obtain keys after winning various challenges, which will “further enhance the kinetic experience in the land and immerse guests in the unique world of Super Mario.” You’ll also be able to punch yourself blocks across the land.The band is also an Amiibo, which means it can interact with your Nintendo Switch.
Corfino added that while he knows the term “video game” is often thrown around when hyping interactive games, Super Nintendo World’s Mario Kart-themed games push that term. go further. For example, the creative team behind Mario Kart: Bowser’s Challenge has “sized the game” to “imaginatively bring to life the great interactive elements that have existed for decades in Nintendo games and make Nintendo’s games come to life. they become fascinating in the real world… this is really revolutionary for us.”
Attendees will have to wait and see next month what this really means–and that’s just the beginning of the hype this year leading up to the release of the Super Mario Bros. on April 7th.
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