Universal Orlando’s New Springfield Expansion Takes Simpsons Experience to the Next Level

It seems the Universal Studios Orlando is all set to hit new records every now and then. Achieving milestones one after another becomes a constant trend for the premier Theme Park today. After the much anticipated Transformers -The Ride 3D attraction with a whooping one million riders in just over a month since inception, it’s time again to win more laurels and visits with the new Springfield Area expansion program. While most of the new expansion features were already launched for the public, the Park is confident of bringing a new joy to generations of Simpsons’ fans.

For Universal guests and visitors the Simpsons Experience is not just the same old adventure-ride any more, it’s all about exploring the entire world of the Simpsons in real-time. For the first time ever, fans visiting the place will be able to live and breathe Springfield like the characters themselves. Thanks to Universal Orlando in bringing to life the experiences of America’s most favorite animated family show.

The Springfield USA welcomes you to the bright and colorful city and the hometown of Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie Simpson. Once inside, there lays a whole new world of iconic landmarks from the famous Simpsons Episodes; all ready to greet you like never before. Imagine walking in the streets of a dream town only seen on television till date. Imagine the sight of the statue of Jebediah as you approach the dream town, or having a seat at Moe’s Tavern or enjoying a Krusty Burger or go nuts for donuts at Lard Lad, everything you encounter at the new Springfield will take your Simpsons experience to the next level.

The Simpsons Springfield Expansion is on the verge of completion anytime soon with almost all the features were opened for the public, except the two upcoming attractions namely – Kang & Kodos’ and Twirl ‘n’ Hurl. It was just a couple of months earlier, as part of the expansion program we saw the opening of The Simpsons Fast Food Boulevard that comprises of the Cletus’ Chicken Shack, Krusty Burger, Moe’s Tavern, Frying Dutchman, and Luigi’s Pizza. And later it was The Simpsons waterfront area that comes alive with the home to Lard Lad Donuts, Duff Gardens, Bumblebee Man’s Tacos and more.

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Simpsons Monopoly – Family Fun and Lots of Laughs in Springfield With Simpsons Monopoly

If you are a die-hard fan of the popular television program The Simpsons there is a new product that you and family are sure to enjoy. This great idea combines the excitement of playing board games with your family and friends with your favorite television cartoon characters. Simpsons Monopoly is a collectible version of the immensely popular classic game that will have you and your group laughing and playing for hours at a time. This new edition features all of the characters and locations in Springfield that fans have come to know and love.

The game comes with six pewter tokens that are fashioned in the shapes of some of our favorite characters; Homer, Bart, Jebidiah Springfield, Blinky, Kang, and Santa’s Little Helper. In addition, there are four more collectible tokens that can be purchased separately. The plot for the game involves a monorail system that is coming to Springfield. Of course, this means that everyone is now attempting to buy up all the individual properties appearing in the Simpson Monopoly game, so that the monorail stations and stops can be built on their property. Instead of the original Atlantic City properties that are usually seen in the Parker Brothers classic version, once again this collectible version takes liberties and renames them. Fans will quickly recognize the Springfield landmarks like Moe’s, the Kwik-E Mart and the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant. Even the play money that comes with the game is designed to pay homage to the Simpsons.

For those of you who may prefer the board games that have combined a bit of the newer technology there is a version that will delight you as well. You can use the Simpsons Electronic Banking Monopoly game and enjoy the same type of fun but in a faster and more convenient form. This version is going to be familiar to anyone who has played a game of electronic Monopoly in the past. The biggest difference is that the properties and characters will be from the Simpsons television show.

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