“Mario Kart was built into a game engine, so [senior vice president Thierry Coup] was back in the States, he could actually drive Mario Kart in a game engine, and give us ratings in Japan. “Considering that Universal and Nintendo want you to visit their parks someday, I doubt we’ll have a public version of this version of the game anytime soon – but it turns out that it has more benefits than just the enjoyment of its games. designers.
Coup added that the game engine design means the ride can evolve more easily over time: “Because it’s in a game engine, we can keep updating, improving, putting new characters. . [in], change the theme, change actions on the fly. So if there is a special event, anything we want to post can be done overnight if we really want to. It makes it so much more flexible – it refreshes the experience. Every time you come back you might experience something new and exciting. “
Super Nintendo World Merch
This is mainly possible because, although Mario Kart: Koopa’s Challenge is a traditional track race, it uses augmented reality along the way to conjure up enemies and landscapes. These are presumably what could be improved or remixed on different days.
Super Nintendo World opens today in Osaka, Japan, with versions of the same park at Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal Studios Singapore, and Epic Universe in Orlando (but the latter may not open before 2025).