GAME to offer Diablo III lock-in events

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UK games retailer to allow gamers to have hands on with PS3 version of the action-RPG.

Gamers looking to be among the first to get their hands on Blizzard's PlayStation 3 version of Diablo III have been invited to attend GAME's exclusive lock-in events.

Taking place in 18 stores across the UK from August 29th to 30th, not only will fans get the play the game before anyone else but Blizzard will be picking up the bill by providing food and drinks for all visitors.

Addiitonally, those who attend the events will be entered into a competition to win a two-person trip to BlizzCon 2013 in California – the company's premier event for showcasing new projects and innovations.

"We're thrilled to be working with Blizzard to give console gamers the chance to experience Diablo III's intense gameplay which has been hand crafted for console before the game launches,” commented Charlotte Knight, category director at GAME.

“With a chance to win a trip to BlizzCon, this is a really exciting opportunity for UK gamers, and we are proud to be adding another superb title to our lock-in series.”

A full list of participating stores and information on how to book a spot can be found on the company's events website.

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