Here are the first details about the new Nintendo themed section at the Universal Studios in Japan, and when visitors will be able to see it for the first time.
As the investment level is the same as Harry Potter's, it is likely that the area will be expanded into multiple attractions along with restaurants and shops. Via Sankei News, the upcoming Nintendo-themed area is marked in red on the map below. Let us know in the comments. The plan is to have the work done by 2020 in time for the Summer Olympics. While there has been some speculation around the Orlando site, a report from Sankei points to definitive movement and investment on a "Nintendo Land" attraction area at Universal Studios in Osaka. Universal Japan Park is going to get a $350 million Nintendo land which will feature iconic characters from the company in rides.
Word that Nintendo and Universal would be teaming up Mario & Luigi style for theme park funzos trickled out midway through previous year, but now we're getting some more details on what the video game giant would be bringing to the table. And as more enthusiastic theme park fans are surely aware, these estimates can slip a bit depending on the complexity of a particular project and the finances of those creating it.
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