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The price and release date of the Nintendo 3DS has been unveiled, and while plenty were surprised by the $349.95 price point, some would still prefer to import at the lower US price, but for one issue – region locking. We decided to take a deeper look into the legalities of region locking – and where the Australian law stands on the issue.


Our good friends at Kotaku AU have offered their readers some insightful advice on beating the "You're not American or Japanese so you have to wait for everything cool" blues. In particular, importing Rock Band, the game that lets even your grandmother think that she can rock out all night, before finding some groupies for some post-show celebrations.

The guide is very basic, and won't point you exactly where to go for your purchases, it does break down what you'll need, when you can get it and what systems it will work for. If you can't wait for that feeling of euphoria you get after belting out a drum solo on easy medium hard, this should be your first point of research.