Saturday, 24 June, 2017

New Super Nintendo World park trademark includes kart racing and hotels

New Trademark Hints That Super Nintendo World May Be Coming to America Nintendo files for “Super Nintendo World” trademark in the US
Lori Graves | 31 May, 2017, 00:40

Now we know what might be there thanks to a recent trademark filing.

It was previously reported last year that Super Nintendo World would be debuting in Universal Studios parks worldwide, and last week a trademark was filed that hints at some details included in the new Nintendo lands.

It's a solid name, no doubt.

What do you think would be a good ride for Super Nintendo World, Ranters? Most notably is the "management or arrangement of kart racing", as well as "hotel accommodation services".

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Now we have some semblance of an idea beyond "themed worlds", as a trademark filed by Nintendo sheds some light on the sort of concepts they want to bring to Universal. The legal filing could be a hint that things are ready to progress.

This could mean any number of things. We may not get blue shells to track down whoever is in first place or banana peels to drop behind us on the track, but it is no secret how big of a hit the Mario Kart franchise has been for Nintendo.

It will have "expansive and multilevel environments filled with unprecedented, state-of-the-art rides, interactive areas, shops and restaurants, all featuring Nintendo's most popular characters and games", with, unsurprisingly, the Super Mario series to be heavily featured. Or perhaps a dirt bike stunt show with people dressed in Excitebike uniforms? Let those imaginations flow.

The filing (via this tweet) is under the name Super Nintendo World, which now is the name for the Japan attraction (and the first planned to open in 2020). The parks now are planned for Orlando, Hollywood and Osaka, Japan, with the Japanese Park scheduled to arrive first in 2020, according to IGN.

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