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Sankei: Universal Studios Japan to open Nintendo Land in 2020, $400 million budget

Tripon

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http://www.sankei.com/smp/west/news/160305/wst1603050022-s.html

Kyle McLain ‏@FarmboyinJapan 1h1 hour ago
For context, Universal Studios Japan spent $450 million developing The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

Kyle McLain ‏@FarmboyinJapan 2h2 hours ago
Sankei also reports that the Nintendo Land area in Osaka will be located right next to the main entrance of Universal Studios Japan.

Kyle McLain ‏@FarmboyinJapan 2h2 hours ago
Universal Studios Japan is spending $400 million on Nintendo attractions. Hopes to have everything ready by 2020.
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I guess the red part is zoned for Nintendo land.
 

inner-G

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Wow, Nintendo skipping virtual reality and going straight to reality.


I know, I know... Virtual Boy.
 

Tirod

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Hope the themeing is really well done. Went to both sides of Wizarding World in Florida this January, and it was fantastic.

Universal should do a great job!
 

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Man I used to have such an easy ticket to work at Universal Japan. If I wasn't married with kids I'd audition for Link or something.

A branch consisting of Nintendo's world was always a dream. By the time this opens both my kids will be old enough to appreciate it.
 

SalvaPot

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Oh fuck yesssssssssssssssssssssssss.

Splatzone
IRL Mario Kart
Zelda Adventure
F-Zero Rollercoaster

Lets gooooooo
 

ArtHands

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if Nintendo is smart, they can use it to push NX handheld too

Eg receive some spotpass freebies, use the NX as a digital map, some mini games which you can play with your NX there that will win you prizes etc
 

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Holy fluck that's a lot of money. Plus the next olympic games are going to be in Japan in 2020, right?? If they do the grand opening that year they are easily going to get back those $400 million in no time with the amount of turists of the olympics.
 

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Really hoping it's built in Orlando around the same time, either way I'm very excited about this
 
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Well I was planning to visit Japan one day. I may as well wait a few more years and add this to the list of attractions to see while I'm there. This is pretty awesome news! My OH will love this!