Nintendo has confirmed plans to increase Tremendous Nintendo World, its not too long ago opened theme park at Common Studios Japan in Osaka, with a brand new Donkey Kong space. The information doesn’t precisely come as a shock — building already seems to have been underway for a while.

Imagery launched by Nintendo confirms that, as speculated, the Donkey Kong zone will certainly be accessed via a big spherical door that already exists within the park, which is presently nearly solely Mario-themed. The zone shall be a big addition that will increase Tremendous Nintendo World’s general dimension by about 70 %, in line with Nintendo.

A map displaying the placement of the brand new Donkey Kong space inside Tremendous Nintendo World.

The Donkey Kong zone will embrace “a roller coaster, interactive experiences and themed merchandise and food,” Nintendo says in a statement. “Guests will be able to take a walk on the wild side through the lush jungles where Donkey Kong and his friends live.“ Nintendo goes on to describe the area as “a gamechanger that combines the innovative technology and globally popular approach to theme park entertainment of Universal with the creativity of Nintendo.”

“I am very happy to be able to make the world of Donkey Kong a reality following the world of Mario,” says Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto, who created the Donkey Kong and Mario characters. “I am looking forward to creating a thrilling Donkey Kong experience with the amazing team at Universal. It will take some time until it is completed, but it will be a unique area for not only people who are familiar with Donkey Kong games, but for all guests.”

The brand new space is deliberate to open in 2024, at which level hopefully it’ll be truly doable to journey to Japan. Nintendo-themed areas are additionally within the works for the Orlando, Hollywood, and Singapore Common Studios parks.


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