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Nintendo Coming to Universal Parks

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous Universal' started by CatCatCat, May 7, 2015.

  1. scott_walker

    scott_walker Premium Member

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    Wow.....:lol:

    To get this back onto Nintendo, I think taking away relatively unpopular and low capacity rides and replacing them with whatever Nintendo is bringing will have a noticeable effect to the rest of the park in terms of upping the overall capacity of the park.

    I think it will happen but I hope it doesn't that Universal will introduce virtual rides for everything here.
     
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    Do you mean Virtual Lines? I don’t think so given that the queues are looking to be traditional (and looooonnng.)
     
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    Virtual lines, my apologies.

    I have high expectations for the queues. Nintendo museum and history or interactive segments.
     
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    I do love a good queue, but if virtual lines end u with higher guest satisfaction, then it's something they should continue to explore. By the time this opens, if price increases are going the way they are, it'll be about $130-$135 to enter a Universal park for a day. If the park will be priced like a premium product, it's time that they do reevaluate a lot of the experience for guests as far as lines, park entrance, food, etc.

    Disney's done a great job of this over the past few years. Nothing to do with rides really that I can think of, save for maybe Dumbo. But with with everything else...
     
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    What defines the virtual queue for Fallon. Is it the coming back a specific time or a mixture of that and waiting about during the preshows?

    Universal could have you enter a room filled with Nintendo Switchs with a multi player Mario Kart tournament that lasts an hour and have the highest guest satisfaction scores of all time.
     
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    Welcome to the IU Forums. :thumbsup:
     
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    I really hope that they could do something like that. It would make the queues a lot better.
     
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    Coming back at a specific time. You're "waiting," just not in an actual queue.
     
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    Just imagine this. While you're waiting in line for the Mario Kart ride, you can play as the simulated characters on the ride itself, playing against the actual riders. It's highly unlikely, but a man can dream.
     
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    Expect the queues to be more like Forbidden Journey and Skull Island and less like Fallon or Fast & Furious.
     
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    It's supposed to be an E-ticket land next to Harry Potter. No reason that it shouldn't be.
     
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    ... It already is priced like a premium product.
     
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    All I know is its starting to get a little stupid with the no info on nothing. surely they have had a name for a while now, what would it hurt to release that at least, like c'mon man

    edit: wrong thread lol meant for potter coaster.
    but kinda works here also
     
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    Kind of works for everything Universal is working on. :):lol:
     
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    At-least for Nintendo, we got a clear idea of what to expect though.

    We know Mario Kart is a revolutionary dark ride, Donkey Kong is a first of a kind coaster that actually does buck the trend of a coaster type, and Yoshi seems like a next gen family omnimover with indoor and outdoor scenes.

    Potter? We know only of it being centered in the Forbidden Forest, it being filled with practical sets and effects, and it sounding like it'll market to at-least a different crowd than the original DC crowd.

    Very curious to know what we have in-store for both, even if the latter isn't what I am excited for the most..
     
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    It's just a theme park. We get spoiled with info frequently.

    Google Maps
     
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    They should do like Marvel and let each series have its own movie then bring them all together for Super Smash Brothers.
     
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    As much as I would love it they would need a great team to pull off what Marvel has done. Some of Nintendo’s franchises are just as or even more obscure than GotG, AM, BP, etc.
     
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    While unrelated to SNW, Donkey Kong is starting to get some more time in the spotlight, with Tropical Freeze having a Switch port this may, and DK joining Mario + Rabbids.

    I am curious to see what Universal pulls from DKC Tropical Freeze or DKCReturns for the coaster in the terms of the minecart levels, as there is a lot of potential with that attraction.
     
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