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Dark Void, Big Muscles—Weekly Roundup 1/18

by Jeff Cork on Jan 18, 2010 at 02:37 AM

It's another slow week for new releases, with the standouts being Dark Void and an especially peculiar WiiWare title. Dark Void, of course, is Capcom and Airtight Games' third-person action shooter, which is commonly referred to as "That one with the jet pack." There are no jet packs in Muscle March, though there are more that enough guns, ripped torsos and tiny trunks to go around. Egad. Image Comics is also releasing issue #3 of Cowboy Ninja Viking, the title of which essentially sums up why comic books are for children.

Games
Retail
Dark Void (PS3, Xbox 360)
Glory of Heracles (DS)
Silent Hill: Shattered Memories (PS2)

Downloadable
Nintendo
Virtual Console
Shadow Dancer: The Secret of Shinobi (800 Wii Points)

WiiWare
The Amazing Brain Train! (600 Wii Points)
Muscle March (500 Wii Points)

DSiWare
Chronos Twins (500 DSi Points)
Dark Void Zero (500 DSi Points)
Me and My Dogs (800 DSi Points)
Starship Defense (500 DSi Points)

Multiplatform
Rock Band/2
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers—The Live Anthology Pack 2: The songs “A Woman in Love (Live)”*, “Breakdown (Live)”*, “Century City (Live)”*, “Jammin’ Me (Live)”, “Nightwatchman (Live)”, and “The Waiting (Live)”*, all by Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, are available as a pack $9.99 on PSN or 800 Microsoft Points on XBLA, as individual tracks for $1.99 on PSN, 160 Microsoft Points, or 200 Wii Points.
Phoenix tracks “1901”*, “Lisztomania”*, and “Blue Jeans” are available individually for $1.99 on PSN, 160 Microsoft Points or 200 Wii Points.
Tracks marked with an * are also available in Lego Rock Band.

Guitar Hero 5/Band Hero
A metal pack including “Still I Rise” by Shadows Fall, “Twilight of the Thunder God” by Amon Armath, and “Laser Canon Deth Sentence” by Dethklok is available as a three-song bundle for $5.49 on PSN, 440 Microsoft Points or 550 Wii Points. Tracks are available individually for $1.99 on PSN, 160 Microsoft Points or 200 Wii Points.

Movies
Theatrical
Extraordinary Measures
Legion
Tooth Fairy

DVD
Dallas: The Complete Twelfth Season
Damages: The Complete First Season
Gamer
The Invention of Lying
Pandorum
Smokin’ Aces 2: Assassins’ Ball
Weeds: Season Five

Blu-ray
Gamer
The Invention of Lying
Magnolia
Smokin’ Aces 2: Assassins’ Ball
Weeds: Season Five

Comics

Dark Horse
Barry Windsor-Smith Conan Archives Volume 1 HC
Oh My Goddess! Volume 34 TP
Rapture #6 (of 6)
Solomon Kane Deaths Black Riders #1 (of 4)
Star Wars Dark Times #15 (Blue Harvest part 3 of 5)
Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic #49 (Demon part 3 of 4)

DC Comics
Air #17
Authority the Lost Year #5 (of 12)
Azrael #4
Batman Streets of Gotham #8
Batman the Brave and the Bold #13
Blackest Night the Flash #2 (of 3)
Brave and the Bold #31
Fables #92
Free Realms #5 (of 12)
Gears of War #11
Green Lantern Corps #44 (Blackest Night Tie-In)
Hellblazer #263
Joe the Barbarian #1 (of 8)
Justice League of America Volume 4 Sanctuary TP
Justice League of America Special Volume 1 TP
Orfina Volume 7 TP
Outsiders #26
Phantom Stranger #42 (One Shot)(Blackest Night Tie-In)
Power Girl #8
R.E.B.E.L.S. Volume 1 the Coming of Starro TP
Starcraft #7
Starman #81 (One Shot)(Blackest Night Tie-In)
Superboy the Greatest Team Ups Ever Told TP
Superman Batman #68
Supernatural Beginnings End #1 (of 6)
Tiny Titans #24
Venus Capriccio Volume 3 TP
Young Liars Volume 3 Rock Life TP

Image Comics
Cowboy Ninja Viking #3
Darkness Shadows & Flame
G-Man Cape Crisis #5 (of 5)
Image United #2 (of 6)
Jack Staff Volume 2 Soldiers TP
Jersey Gods #10
Mice Templar Destiny #6
PvP #43, $3.50

Marvel Comics
Amazing Spider-Man #618 (The Gauntlet Tie-In)
Avengers Vs Agents of Atlas #1 (of 4)
Black Widow and Marvel Girls #3 (of 4)
Captain America Road to Reborn TP
Dark Avengers #13 (The Siege Tie-In)
Dark Wolverine #82 (The Siege Tie-In)
Deadpool Merc with a Mouth #7
Deathlok #3 (of 7)
Doctor Voodoo Avenger of the Supernatural #4
Excalibur Visionaries Alan Davis Volume 2 TP
Hulk #19 (Ed McGuinness (Fall of the Hulks Tie-In)
Incredible Hercules #140
Incredible Hulk #606 (Fall of the Hulks Tie-In)
Marvel Fairy Tales
Marvel Masterworks Atlas Era Jungle Adventure Volume 1 HC
Marvel Masterworks Doctor Strange Volume 4 HC
Mighty Avengers #33
Nova #33 (Realm of Kings Tie-In)
Realm of Kings Inhumans #3 (of 5)
Spider-Man 1602 #4 (of 5)
Spider-Woman #5
Thing Project Pegasus HC (Premiere Edition)
Thor by J Michael Straczynski Volume 3 HC
Thunderbolts #140,
Ultimatum Requiem TP
Uncanny X-Men #520 (Nation X Tie-In)
Web of Spider-Man #4 (The Gauntlet Tie-In)
Wolverine Black Cat Claws TP
Wolverine First Class Actions TP
Wolverine Weapon X #9
X-Men Asgardian Wars HC

Viz Media
All My Darling Daughters GN
Book of Heroes HC
Case Closed Volume 33 GN
not simple GN
Oishinbo Volume 7 Izakaya Pub Food
Pluto Urasawa x Tezuka Volume 7 GN
Real Volume 7 GN
RIN-NE Volume 2 GN
Vagabond Volume 6 GN
Vagabond Volume 31 TP
Yukikaze SC