Monster Hunter 4 was released in Japan earlier today, and people began lining up nice and early to purchase the game at a number of different stores. Below are some of the lines, courtesy of various Twitter feeds from Monster Hunter fans in the country.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Meanwhile, Famitsu.com report that over 800 people were lined up at Shibuya Tsutaya to purchase the game at 7 am.

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and a contributing writer at GamesIndustry.biz. He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.

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