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How Is Universal Orlando Going To Shuffle Horror Nights Houses In 2022?

By now, I’m sure you’ve heard the news. Universal Orlando has announced that Shrek 4D is officially closing on January 10, 2022. Plus Fear Factor Live is never coming back (not a huge shock) at all. While we have covered what we believe to be happening as a replacement for those spaces in previous articles,

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Why Is Revenge of The Mummy Closing For So Long at Universal Orlando in 2022?

It was recently announced that Revenge of the Mummy will be closing down. Universal Studios Florida expects the closure to last from January 7, 2022 until late summer of that same year. Which begs the question: why? There are a few rumors going around that the entire track will be removed and replaced. After all,

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What’s Replacing Shrek 4-D at Universal Studios Florida?

At long last, Shrek 4D is finally closing on January 10, 2022, at Universal Studios Florida. After 18 years, one of the longest-running shows in theme park history will close its doors. At one point, the attraction was so popular Universal added a second theater for increased capacity. Of course, now that second theater has

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Video Of The New Jurassic World Adventure Surfaces From Universal Studios Beijing

Universal Studios Beijing finally opened to the public on August 20, 2021. As such, videos and images of the park are starting to trickle out. Without question, the Jurassic World Adventure is considered their crown jewel within the park. Why does it stand out? Well, for starters it doesn’t rely heavily on screens. Which is

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Could Universal Orlando Be Killing Their Frequent Fear Pass Program?

If there was ever a time to blow up the Frequent Fear program at Universal Orlando, it’s 2021. It seems as if the Halloween Horror Nights seasonal pass may be gone forever. Let’s dive in! For those unaware, Halloween Horror Nights traditionally offers a smattering of different ticket options each year. In addition to one-day

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Universal Creative Blindsided By New Virtual Reality Harry Potter Experience Opening in New York

Well, this is awkward. Recently the Harry Potter New York retail store has announced new virtual reality experiences for their location in Manhattan. In addition to their Butterbeer bar, guests will soon be able to partake in two unique virtual reality experiences based on the Harry Potter franchise. “Chaos at Hogwarts” and “Wizards Take Flight”

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Yoshi’s Adventure Surfaces at Universal’s Epic Universe Construction Site

Finally some excitement is happening at Universal’s Epic Universe! Recently bioreconstruct on Twitter took to the skies and show some photos of the construction of the new park. While hovering above, they got these shots which give us a look at our first ride track for the park! Keep in mind, while it hasn’t been

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Watch An Artist Draw E.T. While Riding The Attraction At Universal Studios Florida

Well, this will be interesting. That’s correct. Drawing in the dark, while riding a flying bicycle at Universal Studios Florida and you can watch it happen live! Josh Schwartz is a theme park designer and artist who will be attempting this on June 13th at 9 pm EST on Youtube. This is not his first

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Is Pokemon Taking Over An Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man Attraction?

Some way, some how Pokemon will find its way into a Universal Studios Park. If what we are hearing is correct, Pikachu and the gang are going to evict Peter Parker from their NYC digs at Universal Studios Japan.  Wasn’t there supposed to be another Pokemon attraction opening at a Universal Park? Yes, many have

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Why Is Universal’s Mario Kart Ride So Slow?

Today’s question has been asked quite a bit. Here’s an email I got from John: “Good afternoon, I’m a big fan of TPU and love your content. I was wondering your opinion of the Mario Kart attraction at Universal Studios Japan. I mean maybe the ride through video doesn’t do it justice, no doubt of that. I just want to

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