Posts Tagged ‘park’


Jun06

LEGO announces baby minifigures

2016 at 06:58 pm by admin | Comments Off

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LEGO is getting ready to celebrate the introduction of a new member of the LEGO brick-building toy family with the announcement of a new LEGO baby! The new figure, which will be the first unique LEGO baby figure ever released, is a part of the new LEGO City – Fun in the Park set that released on June 1st. In order to celebrate the occasion, LEGO released the announcement with a parody picture of an ultrasound, showing off the little LEGO dude in all its tiny glory! The new set is now available in a wide variety of toy stores for $39.99, so go and check out this new member of LEGO history for yourself!

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May06

Shanghai Disney Resort opens its doors early

2016 at 07:15 pm by admin | Comments Off

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After years of construction since its announcement in 2011, the Shanghai Disney Resort theme park in China is finally open for tourists! Today marks the first day of a six-week trial of operations before the park’s official opening on June 16, allowing select customers, cast members, resort partners, and more to experience the brand-new park for the very first time. The park, which includes six themed areas, hotels, and a shopping district, is the largest Disney resort in Asia, outclassing similar Disney resorts in Hong Kong and Tokyo, Japan. The resort will also feature a distinctly Chinese-themed design overtone, including themes from Shikumen architecture and design elements from the Chinese zodiac. Fans that aren’t lucky enough to get access to this pre-opening trial period can look forward to the June 16th opening date, when the park will be made available to all customers. Check out a preview of the resort’s different themed areas in the video below!

May07

Nintendo announces partnership with Universal parks

2015 at 12:47 pm by admin | Comments Off

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In a first for the classic video game company, Nintendo has announced that a partnership has been arranged with Universal Parks & Resort to bring Nintendo characters to Universal’s theme parks around the world! Working together with the international resort division of Universal, Nintendo plans to create a large assortment of themed rides, attractions, and other events featuring iconic Nintendo characters like Mario, Link, Kirby, and more to the parks. These attractions, which will come to Universal’s parks in Hollywood, Florida, Japan, and Singapore, along with Universal’s future locations in Russia and China, are currently in the planning stages, and both companies have decided to create dedicated divisions to the partnership. This announcement comes as the latest move by NIntendo to market its characters as more than just video game icons, which includes a variety of toy releases and their recent hot-selling Amiibo collectors’ figures. More details are sure to be revealed as the partnership moves forward, so fans can be sure to see some of their favorite video game characters at Universal soon!