Universal Studios theme parks house attractions and rides with Spider-Man, The Hulk, The Despicable Me Minions, and even Harry Potter. Well now it looks like they are adding Nintendo’s characters to the mix! We may soon see Mario and Link with the dinosaurs of Jurassic Park.
Nintendo hasn’t been shy in its efforts to expand its business into nontraditional avenues for themselves in partnership with other companies. Hyrule Warriors is among the great products that are a testament to that as well as Amiibos. This piece of news is particularly exciting for fans though, as a theme park with the companies wildly popular characters hasn’t been done before. We keep hoping for another movie, but one with a little better final result than the last one we saw.
Nintendo’s hesitancy to bring a new movie to light gives the appearance they are choosing who they partner with more carefully, which will likely lead to a more favorable theme park.
It isn’t known yet which of Universal Studio’s parks will see Nintendo attractions and rides. They have parks in Orlando, Hollywood, Japan, and Singapore. Our fingers are crossed that the American parks will get them! The details of what attractions and rides hasn’t been released yet either.
We’re hoping that we will get to walk through the land of Hyrule someday soon!
What Nintendo attractions or rides do you want to see?
Shawn is the Vice President of Geeks Under Grace and director of marketing. He has played video games since he was 2 years old and has immersed himself deep within the geek culture. Writing short stories and releasing them for free to the public began his writing journey, and now he uses what he has learned along the way to help Christians benefit from geek culture. Out of his desire to serve Christ, he also founded DUDEronomy and continues to write short stories that entertain and give perspective into the life of a Christian.
Shawn's hope is that his life would exemplify a follower of Christ and lead people to accept salvation through His grace. He wants to be a good father, husband, son, and friend to those around him.
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