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Universal Orlando shares new details on Villain-Con Minion Blast attraction

Its time to go bananas as Universal Orlando have shared new info on the currently under construction Villain-Con Minion Blast attraction at Universal Studios Orlando.


Universal Orlando shares new details on Villain-Con Minion Blast attraction

Yesterday, Wednesday May 17, Universal Orlando Resort shared exiting new details about all the ways guests can eat, laugh and make mischief with the Minions in the currently under construction Minion Land.


Opening this summer at Universal Studios Florida, the new land expands upon the popular Despicable Me Minion Mayhem attraction and will debut a new collection of experiences for guests of all ages inspired by the beloved Minions franchise.


From savoring tasty dishes at the Minion Cafe to snacking on banana-flavored popcorn at Pop-a-Nana and meeting fan-favorite characters along the way, the new land is sure to be an instant hit when it opens.


Now today, Universal have shared additional details on the new Illumination’s Villain-Con Minion Blast attraction.


Read on for the details!


Universal Orlando Villain-Con Minion Blast attraction

Within the new attraction Villain-Con Minion Blast, guests will compete against each other in a fully interactive gaming experience to see who will be the newest member of the infamous supervillain group - Vicious 6.


Guests will use an E-Liminator X blaster and move along a moving walkway “causing as much chaos and destruction as possible to impress the villains and get more points”.


Universal also revealed that there will be no height requirement on the new attraction, but kids must be able to stand on their own to ride it.


In addition, guests will be to track their progress on the Universal app and customize the E-Liminator X blaster for subsequent rides for unique experiences.


Universal Orlando Resort reveals all-new details for brand new Minion Land

Here is the highlights of the new Minion Land.


ILLUMINATION’S VILLAIN-CON MINION BLAST Guests can put their villainous skills to the test in Illumination’s Villain-Con Minion Blast – an all-new attraction where guests compete against each other in a fully interactive gaming experience that’s so much fun, it’s a crime.


Evil Stuff

Once guests exit Villain-Con Minion Blastthey will arrive within Evil Stuff, an all-new retail location where they can stock up on Villain-Con and Minions merchandise.


ILLUMINATION’S MINION CAFE It’s Minions in the kitchen, mischief in the dining room, and tons of tasty food at the new Illumination’s Minion Cafe – the marquee dining location within Minion Land. This immersive new eatery offers something for every palate in a highly-entertaining dining experience that features three themed areas designed after beloved Minions Kevin, Stuart, Bob and Otto: the Kitchen – where guests will get a glimpse of the equipment and gear the Minions have used to whip up the cafe’s menu; the Breakroom – where guests can dine in the Minions’ break space that includes everything from “Office Safety Tips” to a vending machine stocked with mischievous items; and the Dining Room – a vibrant space adorned with colorful artwork courtesy of the Minions and more. Guests can also enjoy their meal on an outdoor patio that overlooks the fun of Minion Land.


Universal Orlando Resort reveals all-new details for brand new Minion Land

BAKE MY DAY Topped with a massive pink cupcake that’s visible from anywhere in the land, Bake My Day is a whimsical retail location and bakery featuring a selection of Minion-themed sweet treats, including cupcakes, macarons, s’mores and more, along with exclusive Minion-inspired merchandise like apparel, plush, drinkware, accessories, keychains and more.


Universal Orlando Resort reveals all-new details for brand new Minion Land

POP-A-NANA Banana-flavored popcorn, anyone? This walkup location features sweet and savory popcorn inspired by the Minions’ love for bananas. Here, guests may also find an assortment of cute popcorn buckets, including the Minion Selfie bucket.


FREEZE RAY POPS Guests can cool off with a visit to Freeze Ray Pops, featuring a variety of colorful popsicles inspired by Gru, the Minions and Vector – along with beverages.


ILLUMINATION THEATER Guests can meet, greet and interact with beloved characters like the Minions, Gru, Margo, Edith and Agnes, plus new additions from the hit film “Sing” – Rosita, Gunter and Johnny – at an outdoor Illumination Theater facade.


Guests can also discover murals, photo ops and more throughout Minion Land that celebrate additional characters from popular Illumination films.


For more information about Universal Orlando Resort, visit www.universalorlando.com.


Universal Orlando Resort reveals all-new details for brand new Minion Land

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