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Universal Studios Conjures Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle

Universal Studios has conjured up an all-new nighttime event at their Wizarding World of Harry Potter themepark area which will see the infamous Dark Mark of He-Who-Shall-Not-Be-Named front and center on Hogwarts Castle. There isn’t much information about the new nighttime show, but the official announcement of the new visual entertainment from Universal Studios sounds […]

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NBC Drives Stake into Midnight, Texas – Universal Vows to Raise It from the Dead

Late Friday night, NBC announced that it was cancelling Midnight, Texas  – almost certainly down to low ratings. Not long after the news broke, Midnight, Texas owner Universal Studios announced it would try to shop the show to another network or streaming service. Midnight, Texas was based on a trilogy of novels by Charlaine Harris, the creator […]

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Cast of Stranger Things Does Halloween Horror Nights Maze

One thing we love the most about those fabulous young actors and actresses from Netflix’s Stranger Things is how honestly they are living their lives. They’re fans of things, they’re nerds, they have social media accounts that reflect this, and they too like doing Halloween things. Specifically, to kick off the Halloween Horror Nights event at […]

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Michael Myers Returns to Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios

Michael Myers is making his return to Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios in Hollywood and Orlando. A Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers maze will be part of this year’s mega-popular series of mazes and haunted houses. Of course, Halloween 4 was the film that saw Michael return after seemingly being killed at […]


Universal Studios Japan is Getting a Limited-Time Final Fantasy Ride

Universal Studios Japan is getting a VR experience ride set in the world of Final Fantasy which will be available for a limited time from launch until June. The ride, titled Final Fantasy XR, has you putting on a virtual reality helmet and watching Final Fantasy type things like an epic flashy fight or a magitek […]

Universal Studios Japan Releases A Final Fantasy XR Trailer

Its only 15 seconds long, but Universal Studios Japan want to hype you up about the new ride they have coming featuring Final Fantasy. If you’re not privy to the new Final Fantasy XR ride, the short version is that starting on June 24th, you’ll have a ride in their park that will transport you […]

Universal Orlando Offers Dinner With Marvel Superheroes In December

Starting December 7, visitors to Orlando’s Universal Studios theme park will have the opportunity to eat dinner with their favorite Marvel superheroes. It’s like a Brian Bendis comic come to life! The new attraction was announced on Universal’s blog, with the theme park noting that “with great power comics great responsibility… and great hunger.” And […]

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Take A Look At Universal Orlando’s Fast & Furious: Supercharged Ride!

Opening Spring of 2018, the Fast & Furious – Supercharged ride will be the latest thrill ride to join Universal Studios, Orlando. From a press release about the ride: “Fast & Furious is a global phenomenon and one of the highest-grossing film franchises of all time. Millions of people from all over the world have been […]

The Bride Of Frankenstein Starts Production Early Next Year

The Mummy did not exactly do well at the domestic box office but internationally it did well enough. Universal has made enough money to justify going ahead with the sequels. One of those is going to be Bride of Frankenstein, due out in 2019, with Beauty and the Beast director Bill Condon behind the wheel. […]

Nintendo May Have Plans To Make A Theme Park In America

If the trademarks being filed by Nintendo are any indication of the future, we’re probably set to have a Super Nintendo World in America somewhere in the next few years. NeoGAF posted this listing for a theme park trademark filed by the company last Wednesday, showing that they want to secure the Super Nintendo World […]

Godzilla/King Kong Shared Film Universe Gets An Official Name

Legendary, Warner Bros Pictures, and Universal’s shared universe of Godzilla and King Kong pictures has an official title. As is becoming the norm for these sorts of things, it was revealed on the back of a toy. Here is a picture of the back of Kong: Skull Island action figure packaging: MonsterVerse it is then. […]

Get A Glimpse Of Nintendo’s Universal Land In Concept Art Photo

A short while ago, we found out that Nintendo is working with Universal to bring a Super Mario themed worlds to Universal Studio parks. The idea was very exciting for lots of gaming fans, allowing them and their families to get a taste of the Mushroom Kingdom. While we wait for the park to get […]

Nintendo Attractions Are Coming To Universal Parks

Nintendo’s worlds, are bright, colourful and fun for all. Their brand is distinctive in its output, and is contains some of the most beloved IPs, ever. That’s why it is very exciting to hear that Universal and Nintendo have come to a deal to bring Mario and the gang into three different Universal Parks. It […]

Home Video: Jurassic World on October 20th

IGN reports that Jurassic World will arrive on home video disc formats on October 20th with a Digital HD release nineteen days earlier on October 1st. The earlier streaming release will likely become the more common release pattern as time goes on, but while disc media continues to be pressed, let’s look at some special […]

Nintendo To Have Attractions At Universal Studios After Agreement

Universal Studios and the Islands of Adventure are my favorite theme parks in the world. While there is something magical about Disney World, Universal just speaks to me a little more. Jurassic Park, Marvel, Jaws and older cartoons are all present, making the place more special to me. That list is about to grow too. […]

The Men With The Iron Fists – An Interview With Roel Reiné & RZA

Back in 2012, The Man with the Iron Fists was released in theaters to much acclaim from kung fu action movie fans. Written, directed, and starring RZA, the de facto leader of the best hip hop group in the world, Wu-Tang Clan, it was his love letter to the Shaw Brothers and kung fu action […]



Video Previews Of Transformers: The Ride

I have an inkling that a lot of Transformers movie fans would actually like the films to be more like theme park rides; I have a quieter inkling that some won’t be able to tell the difference.* Transformers: The Ride is opening on December 3rd at Universal Studios in Singapore. Resorts World Sentosa have been […]