Eagerly awaited PSP game Monster Hunter Portable 3rd went on sale in Japan earlier today. How was the launch? Madness.

Long lines weren't only at the game's promotional countdown event, but loads of other locations across Tokyo — and the entire country. Gamers weren't only buying Monster Hunter, but also buying the title's PSP bundle.

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