Universal theme parks get Nintendo attractions




nyone visiting a theme park of Universal Studios, soon may be able to take part in a Zelda or Mario Kart rollercoaster. Nintendo has a licensing deal with Universal, so that characters from the Nintendo universe in the parks should be included.

Nintendo logo with Mario Many have Nintendo and Universal has not announced the collaboration, except that the world of Nintendo ‘to life must be awakened “at Universal theme parks. How that needs to happen is not yet clear, but Nintendo and Universal are talking about immersive experiences.

It’s more than just going to a hot dog stand that sell Mario characters sticky buns: according to the two companies involves major attractions that will get a Nintendo character. It is therefore obvious that we Mario or Zelda roller coasters will pass by, but for now it remains speculation.

Dutch, Belgians and other Europeans will otherwise be quite to pull the purse to sit in a Nintendo-coaster: as yet there are no Universal theme parks in Europe. Currently the company has two amusement parks in America, one in the west and on the east coast, next to amusement parks in Japan and Singapore. It is an amusement park under construction that is something closer, namely in Moscow.

Nintendo made ​​the deal announced at the presentation of its annual results for 2014. Last year was Nintendo for the first time since 2011 profit. The Japanese games giant turned a profit of 41 billion yen, converted about 300 million euros. The company managed over the past year to sell 9 million 3DS models, but sales of the Wii were disappointing, with 3.6 million units. In all, Nintendo sold 9.54 million Wii’s, half the number sold GameCubes.


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