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Don't miss a minute of one of the most anticipated games of the year! Find out if there's a Best Buy midnight store opening for Metal Gear Solid 4 in your area.

One of gaming's most storied franchises — the epic, sneak-based fun of Metal Gear Solid — is finally making its way to PlayStation 3, and we know you can't wait to pull the trigger on this series finale.

So, Best Buy is opening dozens of stores at midnight on June 12 so you can buy this must-have title as soon as it releases.

Just so there's no confusion, you'll want to show up on Wednesday night, June 11, and wait for the clock to strike 12 midnight — Thursday, June 12.
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I've never seen any place do this before. Not even for Halo.
There must be something extrodinary behind this game lol.

Majority of re-sellers say come at 12 AM to wait on a line for when the store opens at 6AM or whatever.
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sweeet is the 80gb bundle going to be released that day too?
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I've never seen any place do this before. Not even for Halo.
There must be something extrodinary behind this game lol.

Majority of re-sellers say come at 12 AM to wait on a line for when the store opens at 6AM or whatever.
No... tons of retailers do this for basically every big game release. There were a bunch for GTA IV, for Bioshock, etc, etc.
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Ya. When Halo 3 came out just about every Electronic store was open at midnight.
    
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No... tons of retailers do this for basically every big game release. There were a bunch for GTA IV, for Bioshock, etc, etc.
I've never seen this before in my life. No Gamestop, Ebgames, or anything EVER. They say come at 12AM, but the store is NOT open. I tried doing it for Halo 3, but they weren't open. Big ass line though.
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If I can convince one of my buddies to camp with me, I'll do it. Also, school ends two days before the release. Soooo.
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I've never seen this before in my life. No Gamestop, Ebgames, or anything EVER. They say come at 12AM, but the store is NOT open. I tried doing it for Halo 3, but they weren't open. Big ass line though.
I sense sarcasm in your text.
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I sense sarcasm in your text.
sarcasm? Nope.

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If I can convince one of my buddies to camp with me, I'll do it. Also, school ends two days before the release. Soooo
Same here
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If only Gamestop would get the okay for a Midnight Release...

I'm gonna camp either way.
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I've never seen any place do this before. Not even for Halo.
There must be something extrodinary behind this game lol.

Majority of re-sellers say come at 12 AM to wait on a line for when the store opens at 6AM or whatever.
Wow really where exactly do you live? Is it like a small town or something? Almost every hyped game had this. Halo 3,GTA4, WOW BC, and so on. Circut city,Best buy, EB games/ Gamestop, and so on open midnight for almost any hyped game.

EDIT: Wow just saw that you line in NY...that really surprised me. But I guess the city has better things to do then open midnight for games....
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