Want to play Nintendo 3DS early?

Course you do. And now you can...

Fancy getting your hands on Nintendo's 3DS over a month before its UK launch on March 25? Silly question? Yep. We thought so.


CVG buddies the Official Nintendo Magazine has teamed up with Nintendo and HMV to offer you the chance to experience the device for yourself next month.

We're promised that a range of as-yet unreleased 3DS games and software will be available to play with. (Over 18's only we're afraid).

The dates and venues available are:

Saturday 12 & Sunday 13 February 2011 in Glasgow

Saturday 12 & Sunday 13 February 2011 in Bristol

All you have to do to be in with a chance of bagging yourself and a friend an invite is register your interest through here.

"Official Nintendo Magazine readers in Glasgow and Bristol have got a unique opportunity to get their hands on the Nintendo 3DS way before their peers, so this is a really exciting event for us," said ONM editor in chief Neil Long.

"It really is a handheld that you have to see for yourself, so alongside our launch partner HMV we're chuffed to be giving so many people the chance to discover how Nintendo 3DS is going to revolutionise portable gaming."

If selected, you will receive a personalised invitation via email within the next 7 days. The invitation will contain important information on how to register for your slot at the event - so make sure you read carefully.

Best of luck!