Nintendo 3DS demo tour begins tomorrow in select U.S. cities

If you’re desperate to try the Nintendo 3DS before its March 27 launch date, we hope you live in or near New York City, Chicago, San Francisco, or Los Angeles. That’s because Nintendo has announced the dates for its upcoming 3DS demo tour, which will visit those cities.

Attendees will be treated to hands-on demos with 3DS launch titles, including Pilotwings resort, Steel Diver, nintendogs + cats, Madden NFL Football, LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars, Asphalt 3D, and Super Street Fighter IV 3D Edition.

The Nintendo 3DS Demo Squads will also take you on a tour through some of the handheld’s built-in software. If you want to make your 3DS-less friends jealous, attendees will also be able to create a custom Mii character and upload it to their Facebook page or email it to their friends from the event.

You can find specifics on the times and locations for the upcoming Nintendo 3DS demo tour below.

New York City: Grand Central Terminal (Vanderbilt Hall, West Side)
Running March 11-30
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m.

Chicago: Citigroup Center (entrance to Ogilvie Transportation Center)
Running March 11-April 3
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m.

San Francisco: Pier 39 (Main Entrance Plaza)
Running March 11-April 3
Monday through Sunday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.

Los Angeles: Third Street Promenade (1300 block)
Running March 11-April 3
Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
Sunday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.

Mar 10, 2011

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  • beema - March 11, 2011 3:32 p.m.

    Ughh... Washington, DC completely ignored, as is usual for anything cool in gaming, media, etc.
  • maurypwnage - March 11, 2011 1 p.m.

    Is that even legally considered a tour?
  • Spybreak8 - March 11, 2011 6:06 a.m.

    Hahah major cities, well that leaves me out from miles.
  • nuno004 - March 11, 2011 3 a.m.

    *sigh* Palm Springs left out of the fun, like always (>.<) *dowe*
  • Unpronounceable - March 11, 2011 2:49 a.m.

    Why isn't Nintendo putting demo units in all of the Best Buys and Wal-marts?
  • 93bleach - March 11, 2011 2:28 a.m.

    Guess who just happens to be going to New York this weekend on vacation. This Guy!!! I'm going to try my best to get there.
  • flare149 - March 11, 2011 2:10 a.m.

    Just so you know, I just got an e-mail that I'm invited to come see it Sunday at Gamestop. It says I get to watch and play it, and that I get additional credit for trade-in's toward a pre-order and a ton of Gamestop points for buying one
  • 8bitBaby - March 11, 2011 1:49 a.m.

    *sigh* atlanta never gets any love. :C
  • vigeoman - March 11, 2011 1:38 a.m.

    y isnt one coming to detroit :(
  • OneToBoner - March 11, 2011 1:38 a.m.

    Oh great! I can just spend $20 and take the train right into Grand Central.
  • EnragedTortoise1 - March 11, 2011 1:37 a.m.

    Minnesota shafted out of it, as always. T_T

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