In exactly four weeks, Super Nintendo World will open at Universal Studios Hollywood and it looks like any classic gamer’s dream will come true.
The park will be located in the same area as the Jurassic Park and Transformers games, in the lower part of Universal. However, unlike the games surrounding it, Super Nintendo World will provide an environment that makes guests completely immersed in the Nintendo game.
A glimpse of the park, taken by Getty Images, is definitely part of the Super Mario Bros. Game. The player enters through a green vertical tube and on the other side is the Mushroom Kingdom, complete with steep cliffs, blocky green grass, and yellow question mark blocks.
Instagram videos from guard‘s Oliver Wainwright shows toads moving and spinning coins on cliffs, as well as the swaying Piranha Tree and traveling Shellcreepers.
From there, guests enter the main attraction, where they can tour the Yoshi and Superstar Story themed rooms before heading to Bowser’s Castle.
A tour of Bowser’s trophy room is the first activity, before guests learn the rules of the game they paid to play — Mario Kart: Bowser’s Challenge.
According to press documents, the ride/game is the first major implementation of augmented reality technology in a US themed attraction. Guests will wear visors that allow them to interact with the virtual items of the trip.
Visitors will sit four people in a car. Universal notes that riders will play alongside Mario and his friends, and will get to do water courses as well as cloud courses. Although not yet revealed by Universal, but LA time say one encounter the game’s infamous “Rainbow Road” also take place.
The guests will compete against Team Bowser for the Gold Cup.
And while the ride is technically the biggest attraction in the Mushroom Kingdom, Universal promises interactive games and activities where guests can collect digital coins and complete challenges to earn coins. Keys from Koopa Troopas and Goombas.
Hungry adventurers can also find an array of themed treats like Super Mushroom Soup, Piranha Plant Caprese and Princess Peach Cupcakes at Toadstool Cafe.
You can experience it all for yourself when it opens on Friday, February 17.
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