Nintendo is launching the 3DS on March 27, and on the day before they’re having launch events at Best Buy stores around the country (more details at There will also be a special launch event at the Best Buy in Union Square in New York City starting March 26 at 9 PM local.

“Nintendo 3DS can play 3D video games and take 3D pictures, but that’s just the tip of the iceberg,” said Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime. “The 3D display is amazing in its own right, but just as compelling are the new forms of game play it delivers, and the groundbreaking ways it will connect players to new content and each other.”