Though we’ve known about Universal Orlando Resort’s plan to bring Nintendo Land to life inside Universal Studios Florida since 2015, local news affiliate WFTV Channel 9 has published a report containing leaked information regarding the first official details about what this new land will look like. But first, let’s take a look at the attractions that it looks like we’ll be losing when construction on this new land starts…
3The signature attraction will be based on Mario Kart
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Back when Nintendo Land was first confirmed, we speculated that Mario Kart might make a good IP for an attraction, and when Universal Studios Japan confirmed that they are working on an attraction based on this popular Nintendo video game series, we hoped that this meant that such an attraction would also be coming to Universal Orlando Resort as well. And now it has been confirmed that a Mario Kart ride will indeed be the signature attraction in this new land. Much like its Japanese counterpart, this attraction will be a moving track ride where guests wear augmented reality glasses to that display power-ups, obstacles and more from the game series. In addition, this attraction will have a score element, which will increase re-ride-ability.
And while this already sounds pretty exciting, there will also be another attraction built in this area that will target older kids…