indianaShoppers eager to secure a copy of the hottest new video game can soon walk into a Target store and pay $1 to reserve a copy ahead of its release.

Starting April 19, Target is launching a "reservation program" for what it expects will be the best selling video games.

That means shoppers can purchase a $1 reservation card in the electronics department of its stores.

When they bring the card back to the same store within 7 days of the video game's release the can buy the title. They will also receive a $5 Target gift card that can used for a future purchase.

"We will hold inventory so in essence, it does guarantee you the product within the first seven days," said Target spokesman Joshua Thomas of the program.