Mark Woodbury

Nintendo-themed lands coming to Universal Studios Hollywood and parks in Florida and Japan

Nintendo-themed lands coming to Universal Studios Hollywood and parks in Florida and Japan

Nintendo-themed areas will open at Universal Studios Hollywood and theme parks in Orlando, Fla., and Japan over the next few years.

Universal Parks and Resorts announced Tuesday what many had expected since the company announced a partnership last year with Nintendo, the company responsible for popular video games such as “Super Mario Bros.” and “Donkey Kong,” and the Pokemon and Legend of Zelda series.

On its blog, Universal said the lands “will be expansive, immersive and interactive. They'll be highly themed and authentic environments filled with multiple attractions, shops and restaurants. You'll feel as if you're playing inside your favorite games — in real...

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