When it was announced early last year that Nintendo would bring popular characters like Mario and Link to Universal Parks and Resorts, fans' imaginations started to run wild. But until today, we had no real expectations for the video game giant's plan for the park.
A short video featuring Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto and Universal Creative's president Mark Woodbury shares some insight into how the partnership came to be, and it gives us a better idea of what fans can expect when the park area is open.
Universal Studios Japan, Universal Orlando Resort, and Universal Studios Hollywood will first host the Nintendo environments, opening separately in the next few years.
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