Nintendo’s Universal theme park world is real, and the first look is here


Yes, it’s real: Nintendo is actually teaming up with Universal Parks and Resorts, and now, our first look at some of their plans—or at least a confirmation that this isn’t just an incredible fantasy—is here. The news of the Nintendo-Universal collaboration was first unveiled last May, but other than the news that the first of these partnerships would pop up in Japan, we haven’t heard much…until now.

In the video released today, Nintendo designer and Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto and Universal Creative president Mark Woodbury sat in front of Mario-themed sets, and discussed the vision for Nintendo’s expansive and interactive environments coming to three Universal theme parks: Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Japan. Read more…

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