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Ride Mario Kart in real life at Universal's Super Nintendo WorldGet a first look at the layout for the new Nintendo-themed land at Universal Studios Japan, where guests will race in a Mario Kart ride.
Here we go. Soon you can race in a real life Mario Kart at Super Nintendo World in Japan. Universal Studios Japan is about to start construction of its new themed land. And it released a video rendering of the concept art of the upcoming world. The video shows you entering by waking through a classic green pipe And then it looks like you're inside the Mushroom Kingdom surrounded by layers of those grassy platforms, gold coins, mystery boxes, and piranha plants. A Mario Cart ride would be the center piece of the part expansion. In the video, you can see Bowser's castle there looking all spooky, and there's also Princess Peach's castle, along with stores and restaurants all around. Super Nintendo World Is set to open in 2020, just before the Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo. And Universal Studios said it also plans to bringing this to its parks in Hollywood and Orlando. But Osaka is gonna be first. Universal announced the deal with Nintendo last year and constructions gonna cost nearly half a billion dollars The Mario Kart ride is said to be a first of its kind attraction with state of the art technology. I'm Bridget Carey. Level up your gaming knowledge with our E3 coverage kicking off next week at cnet.com.