Universal To Update Spider-Man And Add Despicable Me Ride

Hi all,

As we reported on our facebook page yesterday www.facebook.com/usrentacar.co.uk Universal have released information regarding some new features they will be adding to Universal Islands of Adventure.

Despicable Me

The new Despicable Me ride, which will replace the Jimmy Neutron’s Nicktoon Blast attraction, is due to officially open in 2012 and will use latest state of the art 3D technology.

Mark Woodbury, president of Universal Creative, said

“Gru, the world’s most wonderful supervillain, and his three adorable daughters are coming to Universal Orlando, and Gru has a new invention and needs some help getting it deployed, so he’s going to transform the whole audience into minions.”

The ride will transport guests in an eight-passenger vehicle through Gru’s home, laboratory and “an entire training process to become minions,” Woodbury said. That theming will extend to riders’ 3-D glasses.

“As a minion, you’re going to have to have minion goggles, the minions will follow folks after the ride at an “interactive dance party”


One of the more popular rides at Islands of Adventure will get the full HD treatment.

“The characters will be so amazing in details. You’ll be able to see the details in the flames of Hobgoblin’s pumpkins; you’ll be able to see electricity arcing through Electro’s body, Spider-Man’s glove when he’s pointing at us; you’ll be able to see the stitching in his glove — down to that detail.”

The ride also will receive new 3-D “Spider-Vision” glasses with lenses made of dichroic filters to improve the attraction’s color and clarity, Universal said.



 car hire USA

Related posts:

  1. Rip Ride Rockit at Universal Orlando Re-opens Hi all, Back in September I blogged about the Rip Ride Rockit...
  2. Height Restrictions At Universal Orlando Worried you’re too small to ride the Hulk? Below is...
  3. Rip Ride Rockit Closed Indefinitely Tweet Thanks to our friends at  attraction tickets .info for the...
  4. Universal Orlando and usrentacar Strike Up Partnership Tweet Hi all, I’m delighted to report that after months...
  5. 3-Park Bonus Universal Ticket Sale 2011 Hi all, Just thought I’d let you know of a...

Related posts brought to you by Yet Another Related Posts Plugin.

Respond to this post

Bad Behavior has blocked 326 access attempts in the last 7 days.