Universal Releases Behind the Scenes Video of Epic Universe Preview Center

Entrance to the "Epic Universe Preview Center" with an illuminated sign and an arched doorway. Inside, people explore exhibits, and a large screen is visible above displaying a cosmic image.

Universal Orlando Resort has released a short behind-the-scenes look at the Epic Universe Preview Center in CityWalk. Behind the Scenes of the Epic Universe Preview Center The Epic Universe Preview Center took over the former Universal Legacy Store space. It features a model of the new park with augmented reality features that guests can interact … Read more

New Super Nintendo World Plush Hats Available at Universal Orlando Resort

A display of plush toys, including a green and white dinosaur, a red and white mushroom, and a brown character with angry eyes and fangs, inside a store at Universal Orlando Resort with two individuals in Super Nintendo World-themed hats in the background.

Two new Super Nintendo World plush hats are now available at the Epic Universe Preview Center in Universal CityWalk Orlando. Super Nintendo World Toad and Goomba Cap – $39 each These are the latest in a line of Super Nintendo World plush hats inspired by characters from the “Super Mario Bros.” franchise. Featured in the … Read more

Danny Elfman Composing Dark Universe Score at Epic Universe

Danny Elfman, a man with red hair wearing a black suit, in front of a purple backdrop

Legendary composer Danny Elfman confirmed he is composing the score for Dark Universe, the Classic Monsters land in Universal’s new Epic Universe theme park. Danny Elfman Composing Dark Universe Music Elfman shared a screenshot of a Deadline article about Dark Universe and linked to Universal’s video reveal on an Instagram story. He wrote, “The Universal … Read more

Height Requirements Announced for Dark Universe Rides at Epic Universe

A man holds glowing orbs in a sci-fi scene with electrical sparks, machinery, and a shadowy figure in the background. The setting is a dark universe illuminated by blue lighting effects. (Artist Conceptual Rendering).

Universal Orlando Resort has released the height requirements for the upcoming Dark Universe rides at Epic Universe, which opens next year. Dark Universe Height Requirements Monsters Unchained: The Frankenstein Experiment will require a minimum height of 48 inches / 122 cm. This ride takes place in Frankenstein Manor and stars Dr. Victoria Frankenstein, great-great-great-granddaughter of … Read more

BREAKING: Details of Dark Universe Classic Monsters Land Revealed for Epic Universe

Dark Universe concept art and logo

Universal Orlando Resort has announced details of Dark Universe, the Epic Universe land inspired by Universal Classic Monsters. Dark Universe The land’s name comes from a canceled series of Universal Monsters movies. Guests will enter Dark Universe from Celestial Park through a portal in a giant dead tree. A coil on top will crackle with … Read more

Universal Orlando Resort Teases Epic Universe News Coming This Week

A detailed scale model of a theme park entrance featuring a prominent central clock tower, ornate gates, dome structures, and surrounding greenery.

In a recent X (Twitter) post, Universal Orlando Resort teased that big Epic Universe news is coming on June 20, 2024. Universal Orlando Resort Teases Big Epic Universe News In a post, Universal Orlando Resort teased that big Epic Universe news is coming this Thursday. The 11-second clip features no words, as gentle music plays. … Read more

Best and Worst Dishes from Toadstool Cafe at Universal Studios Hollywood

A collage of video game-themed dishes from the Toadstool Cafe at Super Nintendo World: question block cake, star-topped salad, hamburger with a Mario hat, and a fiery star-shaped pastry on a bed of marinara sauce.

One of the highlights of a trip to Super Nintendo World is dining at Toadstool Cafe. This restaurant serves up incredibly themed dishes, all prepared by Chef Toad. We’ve tried everything at Toadstool Cafe, so we’ve put together a list of the best and worst items. The following reviews are from Universal Studios Hollywood, but … Read more

Full List (With Prices) of Epic Universe Preview Center Merchandise

A collage showing Epic Universe mugs, Super Nintendo World hoodie, Hogwarts-themed postcards, a backpack, and a How to Train Your Dragon t-shirt displayed in a Universal Orlando Resort store highlights the array of merchandise available at the Epic Universe Preview Center.

The Epic Universe Preview Center in Universal CityWalk Orlando is now open. In addition to enjoying the park’s model, guests can also purchase merchandise inspired by four of the park’s lands: Dark Universe, How to Train Your Dragon – Isle of Berk, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Ministry of Magic, and Super Nintendo … Read more

Tour the Epic Universe Preview Center at Universal CityWalk Orlando

A detailed scale model of Epic Universe, an amusement park, featuring various themed areas, pathways, trees, and attractions. In the background, a large screen at the Epic Universe Preview Center displays thrilling roller coaster imagery.

The Epic Universe Preview Center at Universal CityWalk Orlando is now open, offering guests a first look at the upcoming theme park opening in 2025. We were able to see it for ourselves during a soft opening on Wednesday evening. Epic Universe Preview Center Opens to Guests The Preview Center takes over the space formerly … Read more

Epic Universe Preview Center Opening This Week at Universal CityWalk Orlando

The entrance to the "Preview Epic Universe" building at Universal Orlando, featuring an archway with a digital sign above displaying the logo and name "Epic Universe," looks like it was designed by an auto draft tool, achieving a seamless blend of technology and creativity.

Universal Orlando’s newest theme park will open in 2025, but guests will be able to get a first look at everything the park has to offer very soon. The Epic Universe Preview Center at Universal CityWalk Orlando will open this week. Epic Universe Preview Center The preview center has opened for minimal previews but will … Read more

Wand Display Cover Hints at New Interactive Wands Coming Soon to Universal Orlando

A well-lit retail store featuring a prominent tapestry with a medieval theme on the back wall, wooden display stands, racks of apparel and merchandise, and an enchanting Wand Display Cover showcasing Interactive Wands from Universal Orlando.

A tapestry-inspired cover has gone up in the “Harry Potter” room of the Universal Studios Store at Universal CityWalk Orlando. The cover is where wands used to be displayed, indicating it is probably hiding something to do with the resort’s rumored new interactive wands and spells. The cover is at the very back of the … Read more

Epic Universe Preview Center to Showcase Park Model with Augmented Reality at Universal Orlando

Three panels: left panel shows "Epic Universe Preview Center" on a starry background with a "loading" bar; middle panel features a Park Model of a roller coaster from Universal Orlando's "Celestial Park"; right panel has a gate illustration with a disclaimer.

The Epic Universe Preview Center is preparing to open in Universal CityWalk Orlando and will feature a theme park model with augmented reality. A new app is now available, which will give guests the ability to see the park model come to life. Epic Universe Preview Center App The app is free to download, and … Read more

Construction Walls Down Around Epic Universe Preview Center at Universal CityWalk Orlando

A modern building with a large entrance arch labeled "Preview Epic Universe Center" and a malfunctioning screen above. A sign "Escape into the Movies" is visible, with another colorful building to the right.

Construction walls have come down around the Epic Universe Preview Center at Universal CityWalk Orlando, which is scheduled to open sometime this month. Walls Down at Epic Universe Preview Center Now that the walls are down, we can completely see the portal entryway into the Preview Center. The sign was installed earlier this week. In … Read more

Epic Universe Preview Center Sign Installed at Universal CityWalk Orlando

A sign reading "Preview Epic Universe" is being installed on a building with a crane in the foreground at Universal CityWalk Orlando. Construction scaffolding and other structures are visible in the background, adding to the excitement of this new attraction.

The Epic Universe preview center at Universal CityWalk Orlando now has a sign over its portal-inspired entrance. Epic Universe Preview Center Sign The Universal Epic Universe logo is in the center of the marquee, with “Preview Center” to the sides. The lettering is white with gold edges. It matches the gold entrance portal. Crews have … Read more

Behind the Scenes Look at the Making of the Epic Universe Model, Coming Soon to Preview Center

Three images side by side: a theme park model with a roller coaster, a detailed green architectural structure with a golden mechanism inside, and a small thatched-roof hut labeled "KONG.

Universal Orlando Resort has announced that the Epic Universe Preview Center will open in June, giving guests a closer look at everything coming to the new park. A model for the new theme park will be on display in CityWalk, but we have a behind the scenes look at the making of the Epic Universe … Read more

Portal Entrance Under Construction for Epic Universe Preview Center at Universal CityWalk Orlando

Construction site with a crane and building facade. Temporary walls display colorful placards, including signs that read, "PLEASE PARDON OUR DUST" and "THE COWFISH SUSHI BURGER BAR.

The Epic Universe preview center at Universal CityWalk Orlando will have its own portal entrance. Trusses for the entrance went up a few days ago. New paneling on the trusses resembles the golden portals of Epic Universe. Epic Universe Preview Center The preview center is taking over the former Universal Legacy Store. Scaffolding covers one … Read more