Japan: Super Nintendo World expanding in 2024 with a Donkey Kong themed area

Nintendo has confirmed this morning that they will be expanding Super Nintendo World at Universal Studios Japan with a brand new Donkey Kong-themed area. A Donkey Kong-themed park has been rumoured for quite some time, so it is great it has been made official by the Kyoto-based company. The new Donkey Kong-themed area features a… Continue reading Japan: Super Nintendo World expanding in 2024 with a Donkey Kong themed area

A Donkey Kong expansion seems to have started at Super Nintendo World

Nintendo and their team of builders have started work on a Donkey Kong-themed expansion at Super Nintendo World at  Universal Studios Japan. The jungle themed environment was spotted by Twitter user @Hibirobo_Disney who uploaded some photos of the upcoming attraction. A Donkey Kong themed attraction has been rumoured for quite some time, but it has… Continue reading A Donkey Kong expansion seems to have started at Super Nintendo World

The Mario Kart ride at Super Nintendo World was built in a game engine, can be easily updated at any time

One of the exciting attractions at Universal Studio Japan’s Super Nintendo World is Mario Kart: Koopa’s Challenge ride. Blending VR technology with a rollercoaster, Koopa’s Challenge is bound to be one of the first attractions you’ll want to check out and it could well change depending on the time of year you visit. And now,… Continue reading The Mario Kart ride at Super Nintendo World was built in a game engine, can be easily updated at any time

Japan: Shigeru Miyamoto officially opens Super Nintendo World

The day has finally arrived and Super Nintendo World in Osaka Japan has finally opened to members of the public! Legendary Nintendo developer and Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto was at hand to open the cute theme park to those with tickets. Mr. Miyamoto was joined by USJ CEO Jean-Louis Bonnier to open up and invite the… Continue reading Japan: Shigeru Miyamoto officially opens Super Nintendo World

Japan: Super Nintendo World set to open 18th March and will have strong COVID-19 measures

Universal Studios Japan has confirmed this morning that Super Nintendo World will be opening on the 18th March. The park has clearly suffered a number of set backs, obviously due to the on-going coronavirus crisis. The company has mentioned that visitors to the park will need to abide by strict COVID-19 hygiene measures such as… Continue reading Japan: Super Nintendo World set to open 18th March and will have strong COVID-19 measures

US: Super Nintendo World set to open early 2025 in Florida says Mayor

Florida’s local mayor Jerry Demings has stated that the Super Nintendo World attraction is set to open in early 2025. Mr. Demings said that this is the projected opening date which he was told by Universal. The Super Nintendo World attraction was set to open at Universal Orlando Resort in Florida in 2023. However, the construction was… Continue reading US: Super Nintendo World set to open early 2025 in Florida says Mayor

The cactus model at Super Nintendo World may have been accidentally designed from a fan mod

There’s not a month that goes by where we hear about Nintendo issuing a cease and desist notice, or the company finds itself in another legal battle, and now thanks to Twitter user Meatball132, an interesting observation has been made that will potentially go down like a lead balloon at Nintendo HQ. It’s surrounding Super… Continue reading The cactus model at Super Nintendo World may have been accidentally designed from a fan mod

A Minecraft player is recreating the Super Nintendo World theme park

Super Nintendo World at Universal Studios in Japan may not be opening for a while due to the Coronavirus pandemic, but that hasn’t stopped Minecraft player Dippy22 from creating the theme park in Mojang’s popular sandbox game. It’s around 45% complete and Dippy22 is asking fellow players and creators for help to finish the virtual… Continue reading A Minecraft player is recreating the Super Nintendo World theme park

Japan: take a look at this Super Nintendo World-themed train

Japan gets all the cool stuff, that’s a given and it’s a fact that many of us outside of Japan just accept. Universal Studios in Japan now has a pretty cool addition called Super Nintendo World and it’s the stuff of dreams. The gates are firmly shut for Super Nintendo World though, and it’s due… Continue reading Japan: take a look at this Super Nintendo World-themed train

Super Nintendo World interactive website now live

Super Nintendo World at Universal Studios Japan is opening in just a weeks’ time for the general public and although many of us won’t have the option to travel there to witness its beauty in real life just yet, the interactive website that’s recently gone live will have to do for now. The fancy website… Continue reading Super Nintendo World interactive website now live

Universal Studios Japan shows footage of Yoshi’s Adventure Ride

Universal Studios Japan and Nintendo recently announced that Super Nintendo World is opening 4th February 2021. Today, has seen the company post a little teaser video for the new Yoshi attraction which is titled, Yoshi’s Adventure Ride. The attraction will see some familiar characters make an appearance including Baby Mario and the adorable Poochy, Check… Continue reading Universal Studios Japan shows footage of Yoshi’s Adventure Ride

Japan: Nintendo updates amiibo website to include power-up band info

Nintendo has updated the landing page for the power-up bands that will be made available to purchase at Super Nintendo World at Universal Studios Japan. The exciting theme park is set to open its doors to the public in the next couple of months and visitors can purchase a power-up band to enjoy a collection… Continue reading Japan: Nintendo updates amiibo website to include power-up band info

Guest photos from Super Nintendo World

It would seem as though specially selected guests have had a chance to check out the newly built Super Nintendo World at Universal Studios Japan, which is due to open on 4th February, 2021. The source website has selected a number of images from various sources including social media to compile a good look at… Continue reading Guest photos from Super Nintendo World

Video: Super Nintendo World Direct presentation

As promised, Nintendo has officially released their Super Nintendo World Direct presentation today. If you have been following along with the news coverage of Super Nintendo World over the past year or two, then it’s likely that the Direct didn’t have anything major that you hadn’t heard before. The Direct does, however, provide an in-depth… Continue reading Video: Super Nintendo World Direct presentation

A Super Nintendo World Direct is happening on December 18th

Apparently, Nintendo wants to make one last pre-Christmas promotional push of the big Super Nintendo World area that is opening in Universal Studios Japan early next year. Despite the coronavirus pandemic delaying Super Nintendo World’s opening, and the pandemic even worsening so far this holiday season, Nintendo’s got some Super Nintendo World news to share.… Continue reading A Super Nintendo World Direct is happening on December 18th

Japan: Super Nintendo World will open on 4th February 2021

The highly-anticipated Super Nintendo World in Universal Studios Japan will open its doors to the public on the 4th of February 2021. Over the last few months, we’ve seen the theme park’s construction progress nicely and now folk won’t have to wait too long to enjoy the likes of a real-life Mario Kart rollercoaster, Bowser’s… Continue reading Japan: Super Nintendo World will open on 4th February 2021

Video: Mario Cafe & Store opening ceremony at Universal Studios Japan

It was only yesterday when we got treated to some pictures of the newly-opened Mario Cafe & Store that’s situated in Super Nintendo World, Universal Studios Japan. And although the Nintendo-themed park may not be opening fully just yet (rides will open next year), attendees can still stop by, have a look around and enjoy… Continue reading Video: Mario Cafe & Store opening ceremony at Universal Studios Japan

Japan: Pictures of Super Nintendo World’s Mario Café & Store have been released

There have been many pictures of Super Nintendo World at Universal Studios Japan, mainly the rides. However, did you know that there is also going to be a Mario café and store at the park? Super Nintendo World’s rides will remain closed to the public until 2021, but it has been decided that, for now,… Continue reading Japan: Pictures of Super Nintendo World’s Mario Café & Store have been released