The Morning After: Nintendo’s Super Mario theme park is coming to the US

The Nintendo Theme Park Experience is heading to the United States. Universal Studios Hollywood has announced that Super Nintendo World – a ride and interactive zone in the style of the Super Mario game series – will debut at the California theme park in 2023.

Nintendo’s first park in Osaka was delayed nearly a year due to the pandemic, opening to limited numbers in March 2021.

For the US version, fans can expect an interactive zone, a special themed ride, and themed shops and restaurants – because the park has to make money, right? Like the Osaka iteration, Super Nintendo World will be an expansion of the current Universal Studios Hollywood, marking the first major expansion to the Hollywood park since the Wizarding World of Harry Potter was added in 2016. If your heart is still set on see the original Japanese, it will receive a Donkey Kong expansion in 2024.

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