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Super Nintendo World welcomes new walk-about character, Toad

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  •   07-28-2023  11:36 am
  •   Pax Global Media

Super Nintendo World welcomes new walk-about character, Toad
Pax Global Media

Universal Studios Hollywood has announced the Toad is joining his friends Mario, Luigi and Princess Peach as a new walk-about character within Super Nintendo World.

Toad, a resident of the Mushroom Kingdom who works in service of Princess Peach, will now be on hand to meet and interact with guests.

Opened in early 2023, Super Nintendo World is an all-new visually spectacular land, located within an expanded area of Universal Studios Hollywood. 

Conceived in partnership with Nintendo and Universal Creative,  Super Nintendo World features exhilarating entertainment with innovative technological achievements inspired by characters and video games.

The land’s signature restaurant Toadstool Cafe serves a delicious menu perfected by chef Toad, where he greets guests upon entry. 

Menu items prepared fresh daily include Toadstool Cheesy Garlic Knots, Super Mushroom Soup, Piranha Plant Caprese, Mario Bacon Cheeseburger, Luigi Pesto Chicken Burger, ? Block Tiramisu and Princess Peach Cupcake.

Other park highlights

Visitors to the park can also experience “Mario Kart: Bowser’s Challenge,” a technologically advanced ride, inspired by the popular Mario Kart™ video game series, that fuses cutting-edge augmented reality (AR) with projection mapping technology and actual set pieces along a moving ride track. 

Within the land, guests can also enjoy many interactive areas, including punching ? Block to collect digital coins. 

Interactive binoculars positioned within the land leverage augmented reality technology to further enhance the experience. 

Visitors can also collect keys after winning the Key Challenges from Goomba Crazy Crank, Koopa Troopa POWer Punch, Piranha Plant Nap Mishap and Thwomp Panel Panic. 

Power-Up Band, wearable, state-of-the-art wristbands that sync with the official Universal Studios Hollywood’s free downloadable app, also enhance the land's many interactive elements. 

Other highlights include the 1-UP Factory, a retail shop where visitors can purchase collectable memorabilia, including themed apparel, character hats, and plush characters, including Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach, Yoshi, Toad and Bowser.

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