Further Nintendo 3DS VIP launch events confirmed across UK

Nintendo UK have today unveiled that over 1200 stores across the UK are due to open at midnight ahead of the Nintendo 3DS launch on March 25th, and have announced that thirteen stores are set to hold special VIP events.

For those who attend participating stores, the first fans that purchase a Nintendo 3DS console will be rewarded with the opportunity to pick up games for the handheld at substantial discounts, or even for free, and the first person in the queue will also be provided with a free taxi ride home.

The special VIP stores are as follows:
* Asda – Derby
Asda Derby, Derby Road, Spondon , DE21 7LW

* Tesco -Barr Hill
15-18 Viking Way. Barr Hill, Cambridge, CB23 8EL

* HMV – Liverpool1
5 South John Street, Liverpool, L1 8BU

* Argos – Leeds Headrow
Unit 2, The Gantry, 22-26 The Headrow, Leeds, LS1 8EQ

* Gamestation – Birmingham New Street
138 New St, Birmingham, B2 4NS

* Smyths Toys – Dublin
Jervis Street, Dublin1

* Xtra-Vision – Letterkenny
Unit 6-8. Letterkenny Shopping Centre Co. Donegal.

* Gamestop – Dublin
Henry Street, Dublin

* Game – Glasgow Sauchiehall Street
146 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, G2 2DH

* Game – Cardiff
5 Grand Arcade, St Davids 2 Centre, Cardiff, CF10 2ER

* Game – Manchester
124 Peel Centre, Trafford Centre, Manchester, , M17 8BL

* Game – London
100 Oxford Street W1

* Gamestation – GST Hull
59-60 Prospect Centre, Hull, HU2 8PW

“We’ve been blown away by both retail and consumer reaction to Nintendo 3DS,” comments David Yarnton, General Manager, Nintendo UK. “With over 1,000 stores opening across the UK at midnight to launch the console, this has the potential to be one of our biggest launches ever in the UK.”

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After starting out with a Yellow Game Boy and a copy of Donkey Kong Land, Alex once hid in his room to play The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time one Christmas. Now he shares his thoughts on Nintendo Insider, keeping track of everything to do with Nintendo.

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