Do you want to get Fire Emblem: Awakening as soon as it launches? It seems that the eShop version might be the way to go. Apparently the boxed copies have seen a shipping error. Here's what multiple retailers had to say.
Best Buy - Might not be available until Wednesday February 6
GameStop - Might not be available until Friday, February 8
Amazon - "Potential Shipping Delay: Delivery of Fire Emblem: Awakening pre-orders may be affected by manufacturer shipping delays. Amazon apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause."