As the night rolls on, retailers across the world have opened their doors at midnight to sell large groups of grown men a video game they simply couldn't wait another nine hours to get their hands on. Here's some pics!

[headline pic: GameStop in LA, courtesy of Treyarch's John Enricco]

Best Buy in South Philly (thanks Javier!)

Around 1/4 of the line at Gainesville, Florida's GameStop (thanks Matt!)


The US Army seizes the moment for a spot of recruitment (thanks knickmaster!)

200+ people waiting in the cold, and George is in shorts (thanks georgeb3dr!)


GameStop, San Bruno (thanks Adam!)

Cornwall, Ontario (thanks Todd!)


Some of the 60-ish in line at the GameStop in Renton, Washington (thanks Ryan!)

Eastlake, San Diego (thanks Chris!)


American Fork, Utah (thanks Jonas!)

Greenwich St, NYC (thanks Zain!)


Portsmouth, England (thanks Parker!)

Huber Heights, Ohio (thanks Nate!)