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 GATESHEAD METRO CENTRE: 17 Red Pathway 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: http://www.officialnintendomagazine.co.uk/...cle.php?id=3813 i am surprised nobody has reported this yet.