Mario flies away to get his 3DS at launch

It's here: the day the whole of Europe has been waiting for since way back in June. Nintendo 3DS goes on sale at 00:01am on Friday 25th March, and who better to talk you through the machine's launch than Nintendo Life's very own experts Corbie Dillard and James Newton.

This special commemorative episode of the Nintendo Life podcast is packed with talk of 3DS games: what's worth your money, what's not, what to do with your machine and more. Don't forget our Nintendo Life 3DS FAQ is also available with stacks of information about the system, its games and more. We'll also be bringing you 3DS reviews of all the console's launch titles and its biggest and best games in the years to come.

For now, sit back and relax: let the calming sound of the Nintendo Life podcast wash over you like so many delicate ocean waves. Then go buy your 3DS console at 00:01am.

If you're going to a midnight launch event, we want to see your photos! Tweet them to us @nintendolife, share them on the Nintendo Life Facebook page or post them up in our forums. In fact, why not take the Nintendo Life podcast with you to keep you company?

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