Neither am I, but they usually give away cool stuff and give you a discount on the game for attending. At least that's what it's like here. If I were you, I'd consider searching for the closest store that stays open later than 8:00. I'm a cheapskate, so I'm definitely going.
Oooh tell me about it. I couldn't put the thing down. I was waiting to get surgery done when I got it and it was just so fantastic I stopped caring that my chest was going to get cut into in a few days xD