Nintendo’s Super Mario set to open first US theme park in California

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Nintendo’s first theme park outside of its native Japan is opening in California next month, just weeks before Mario gets the big-screen treatment in a major new Hollywood film. Super Nintendo World will be part of NBCUniversal Studios Hollywood, an amusement park that is traditionally home to rides based on film and TV franchises from “Waterworld” to “Harry Potter.” But with the video game industry now eclipsing movies in size, and theme parks using increasingly interactive technology to immerse guests, bosses of the two companies have joined forces to capitalize on the platform-hopping plumb…

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