The ‘Mario Kart’ ride at Super Nintendo World looks incredible in teaser trailer

The 'Mario Kart' ride at Super Nintendo World looks incredible in teaser trailer

Look, there’s a slim chance we’ll actually be riding anything at the soon-to-open Super Nintendo World, but we can still marvel at it from afar.

Set to open Feb 4. at Universal Studios Japan in Osaka, the brand new Mario-themed park – which has been several years in the making – has a shiny new trailer to go with the date announcement. You’ll spy several of the park’s areas including Bowser’s Castle, where you’ll find Mario Kart: Koopa’s Challenge, the world’s first interactive Mario Kart theme park ride. 

IGN Japan took a walk around the park, and noted that each kart has four seats, an AR headset for each rider, and a steering wheel that allows you to “drive” through the Mushroom Kingdom, where you can “throw shells” at other racers, just like the game.  Read more…

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