Nintendo is building a life-size video game theme park in Japan, where visitors will compete against one another and visit familiar "Super Mario" locations

Kyodo News via Getty Images Nintendo is building a theme park at the Universal Studios in Osaka, Japan, that is being billed as a "life-size, livi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 14th, 2020

Nintendo is building a life-size video game theme park in Japan, where visitors will compete against each other and visit familiar Super Mario locations

Kyodo News via Getty Images Nintendo is building a theme park .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 14th, 2020

Super Nintendo World theme park to open in Japan

Universal Studios Japan on Tuesday held a global kick-off presentation event for the upcoming "Super Nintendo World" theme park, where video game icon Super Mario and technological gadgets will be heavily featured. Ciara Lee reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJan 14th, 2020

"Mortal Kombat," "Super Mario Kart" join Video Game Hall of Fame

Sorry, Half-Life fans, you'll have to wait at least another year to see the classic FPS make it into the World Video Game Hall of Fame. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 2nd, 2019

These are the 30 games you can play on Nintendo"s $60 mini NES console that"s coming back this June

The original Nintendo Entertainment System introduced an entire generation to video games. Classic franchises like "Super Mario Bros.," "The Legend of Zelda," and "Metroid" came to life on the NES. In 2018, the NES i.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 14th, 2018

Disappointing photos show what the Harry Potter theme park looks like in real life

Bank Haha/Shutterstock, Scott Audette/Reuters The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios in Orlando is nothing short of magical. Potterheads from around the world visit the park to see their favorite locations, foods, and characte.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 9th, 2018

A Chinese theme park made a live pig bungee jump to try and attract visitors

Global Times/The Paper/Business Insider A Chinese theme park made a live pig bungee jump on Saturday. Video footage shows the pig being dragged to the platform and squealing as it is pushed off and the crowd cheers. Park representatives .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 20th, 2020

New details released for Universal Studios Japan’s Super Nintendo World

Pop culture theme parks are all the rage right now. Universal Studios Orlando has popular attractions like The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Springfield (home of The Simpsons) while Disney recently opened Galaxy’s Edge, its Star Wars theme park......»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkJan 16th, 2020

Here"s what may be in play for Universal Orlando"s new Super Nintendo World

Universal Orlando Resort has kept under wraps what's in play for its new Epic Universe theme park, but that hasn't stopped fans from seeking out any small details they can find. The latest nugget comes from fan site The Coaster Kings, which reported.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 13th, 2019

The Oscars of the video game industry just celebrated the year"s best games — These were the winners of The Game Awards 2019

"Super Smash Bros. Ultimate"/Nintendo The Game Awards 2019 celebrated the year's top video games with more than.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 13th, 2019

I went to Seattle"s retro-gaming paradise, and it blew away my expectations — see what it"s like to visit the legendary "Pink Gorilla"

Ben Gilbert/Business Insider Seattle is home to an iconic video game store named "Pink Gorilla." The store has two locations, and aims to re-c.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 10th, 2019

I spent an hour playing the crazy upcoming "Super Mario" game where you can play unlimited levels and create your own — here"s what it"s like

Nintendo Nintendo's next major "Super Mario" game is headed to the Nintendo Switch in .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 28th, 2019

These 5 Super Important Baseball Questions Will Help You Consistently Hit It Out of the Park in Business

There is a reason baseball has been America's pastime for over a century. There are so many real-life lessons to be learned from playing the game......»»

Category: topSource: incApr 20th, 2018

Why ‘Super Mario Bros.’ Is Still Fascinating 25 Years After Flopping

The ‘Super Mario Bros.’ movie came out 25 years ago this week, unleashing the first, and still strangest, video game adaptation......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 1st, 2018

Play Fortnite For Free on Your Nintendo Switch Right Now

Also, Super Smash Bros. Unlimited due out Dec. 7. The most popular game in the video game industry is now playable on Nintendo's red-hot console. Nintendo, in its pre-E3 press conference, announced Tuesday that players can download Fortnite free of ch.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 12th, 2018

There"s a new "Super Mario" game for Nintendo"s Switch, and it"s a modern mash-up of classic Mario

Nintendo Nintendo just dropped a major re-release on the Nintendo Switch with "New Super Mario Bros. U.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 21st, 2019

The best-selling video game of every year, from 1995 to 2019

"The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time"/Nintendo From the early days of arcades, video games have grown into a multibillion-dollar industry. The most popular video games, like "Tetris" and "Minecraft," have sold more than 100 million copie.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 25th, 2019

The best video games of 2019, from "Apex Legends" to the "Legend of Zelda"

"Pokémon Sword and Shield"/Nintendo This year was somewhat slow for new video game releases, with multiple publishers working on games for the new consoles coming in 2020. 2019 still had its fair share.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 23rd, 2019

Virgin Trains confirms plans for Disney station along Orlando-to-Tampa route

Virgin Trains USA and Walt Disney Co. officials have confirmed there are serious talks about placing a station on the theme park giant's property along the planned Orlando-to-Tampa route “We are continuing to explore the possibility of building a stati.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 17th, 2019

Video game sales are down in 2019 as the industry prepares for the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X, but that didn"t stop this year"s best-sellers from setting new records

"Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order"/Electronic Arts Video game sales have been down this year, but that hasn't stopped popular franchises from reaching record revenue numbers. The Nintendo Switch dominated hardware .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 15th, 2019

New Carter G. Woodson African American History Museum to be built in St. Pete

St. Petersburg's plan to reinvent the struggling area of Commerce Park includes building a new African American museum. Through the "Deuces Rising" plan that St. Pete Mayor Rick Kriseman announced earlier this week to bring new life into the 22n.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 12th, 2019