THE BRONX - Hundreds of video game fanatics showed up at midnight to be the first to score a copy of the brand new Call of Duty: Black Ops.

One resident says he took the workday off to be one of the first to get the best -selling game. Many believe it will be one of the most requested holiday gift items.

Store owners say they sold 300 games in line and 1,200 more in pre-orders.