mario kart early

Discussion in 'User Submitted News' started by ZenZero, Mar 27, 2008.

  1. ZenZero

    ZenZero GBATEMP's regular arse.

    Mar 12, 2008
    want to play mario kart wii but don't want to wait to april 11?
    check out what i read on the onm website:

    Mario Kart Wii is released on 11 April but you could play the plumber's new racer almost a week early if you take part in a special tournament to be held at GAME stores around the country on Saturday 5 April.

    Yes, 30 GAME stores across the UK will holding Mario Kart Wii tournaments, giving you the chance to play the game before it hits the shelves and win a Mario Kart Wii inspired VW Beetle Convertable.

    Heats will take place throughout the day at each of the 30 stores and the winner from each location will go forward to The Grand Wii final to be held at an exclusive racing day event on 12 April at Mercedes Benz World in Brooklands, Surrey. The winner will get the car.

    Other prizes available on the day include copies of the game and £250 of 'Experience Vouchers' for activities including karting, paintballing, quad biking and more. Plus, each GAME store will be be running its own prize draw with the winner receiving a Mario Kart Gift Card worth £50.

    Even if you don't win, the opportunity to play Mario Kart Wii before it's even released is too good to turn down. Below is a list of participating GAME stores...

    MANCHESTER: Unit 59, Arndale Centre
    TRAFFORD: 124 Peel Centre, Trafford Centre
    BOURNEMOUTH: Unit 4, Avenue Centre, Commercial Road
    PORSTMOUTH: 226 Commercial Road
    STEVENAGE: Unit 4A, The Forum
    MERRYHILL: Unit 87, Lower Mall, Merryhill Shopping Centre
    READING: Unit 18, Oracle Shopping Centre
    BASINGSTOKE: Unit 15, Festival Place
    BRAEHEAD: Unit 57, Braehead Shopping Centre, Kings Inch Rd
    GLASGOW: 146 Sauchiehall Street
    MILTON KEYNES: 15 Crown Walk
    NOTTINGHAM: Unit 308A, Victoria Centre
    LEEDS: 50-52 Albion Street
    LUTON: 142-144 Arndale Centre
    CHELTENHAM: Unit A, 100/104 High Street
    CRIBBS CAUSEWAY: Unit LR53, Cribbs Causeway
    CARDIFF: 92 Queen Street
    NEWCASTLE: Fenwicks, 39 Northumberland Street
    BLACKBURN: 10-12 Market Way
    WIGAN: 27 Standish Gate
    HANLEY: 214-215 The Potteries
    LONDON: Hamleys, 188-196 Regent Street
    LONDON:100 Oxford Street
    THURROCK: Unit 106, Lakeside Shopping Centre
    ROMFORD: Unit 15, Liberty 2 Centre
    TAUNTON: 45-46 Fore Street
    EDINBURGH: 127 Princes Street
    DUNDEE: 51 Murraygate
    KINGSTON-UPON-THAMES: 3rd Floor, The Bentalls Center

    here is the link to the article:

    i am surprised nobody has reported this yet.
  2. paul1991

    paul1991 Banned

    May 5, 2007
    United States
    I never understood these.
    OOOO! Yea! I get to play the game before other people. Do I get a copy? No. Do I have time to explore the tracks and find hidden elements? No. Do I even get to create a game save? No.

    You are better off just stealing it from the back room at gamestop.
  3. Bob Evil

    Bob Evil The Department of Home-Made Insecurity

    Sep 27, 2006
    Out of the corner of your eye
  4. Hit

    Hit GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Nov 4, 2005
    Dump dump dump dump it
    I hope there is a dumper with it or some evil staff
  5. xJonny

    xJonny ...

    Aug 16, 2007
    Nearest to me would probably be Taunton, but nah, not going.