I wonder what he is doing with the controller in the line. In one of the pictures it looks like he is using it, unless he was just acting like he was using it for the picture's sake.
It is called "Yakuza 1 & 2 HD Edition" in Japan?
I hope those lines aren't a measure of the excitement for the console. I guess I'll be eating lots of crow if Charlie was right
West Shinjuku's Yodobashi Camera had 30 people in line.
West Shinjuku's Bic Camera had around 40 people in line.
East Shinjuku's Yamada Denki LABI1 had around 15 people in line.
Bikkuro in East Shinjuku had around 20 people in line.