Florida news: 3D Despicable Me Minion Mayhem ride opens at Universal Studios

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Despicable Me Minion Mayhem (credit: Universal Studios)

Despicable Me Minion Mayhem (credit: Universal Studios)

Ride the new 3D Despicable Me Minion Mayhem on your Florida vacation

Minions are descending on Universal Studios in Orlando for the opening of the 3-D motion simulator ride based on the blockbuster hit, Despicable Me. You’ll see the goggle-eyed minions roaming the streets and creating mischief, but if you want to become one yourself, make sure you take the adventure ride. The Despicable Me Minion Mayhem ride centers on a new storyline and unique animations,with high definition 3-D technology that transforms participants into minions themselves.

Become a minion

Join Gru, Margo, Edith and Agnes as you enter their home and realize you’re being trained for the minion army. This is how the ride starts. Next grab your three 3-D “minion goggles” and enter the Minionization Prep Room where you’ll be scanned thoroughly for “human germs”. Then step onto the Minion Transformation Pod where you will become a minion. After a wild adventure that takes you through Gru’s lab, you’ll step onto the dance floor.

Join the minion dance party

Get ready to boogie down for the first ever minion dance party. At the end of your ride, step under the glowing disco ball and boogie down with the minions. An interactive projection screens lets you see your dance moves as you strike a pose with the minions to “Boogie Fever.”

The technology

The  3D projection systems used in The Despicable Me Minion Mayhem ride are High-definition and features multiple characters from the film.

The Video

Watch how minions are taking over Universal Studios:

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  • marsha

    We just got back from our family vacation to Orlando a few weeks ago. I can’t believe we just missed this! I love those little minions! Nevertheless, the trip was fabulous! I never get to step away from the office at Dish, so it was important I planned a great trip. It’s hard to appeal to everyone in my family since we all differ in age so drastically. I have two sons, one approaching 15 and the other is 8. They don’t agree on much, but they both love Harry Potter. Thus, we decided to plan our trip around the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. The trip went over so well that we’ve found ourselves streaming the Harry Potter movies off our Blockbuster@Home service we get through our Dish account just so we can relive it. It’s so fun to say, “I’ve been there!” when something like the joke shop appears! Now I have the undeniable urge to look for Despicable me! They have tons of movies and shows on Blockbuster@Home, so I’m sure I can find it. If only the ride would’ve opened a few weeks sooner, I would’ve been all set!