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Kinect, Kinect, Kinect--Weekly Roundup 11/1

by Jeff Cork on Nov 01, 2010 at 04:20 AM

This week Microsoft launches its Kinect peripheral, which adds motion- and voice-tracking capabilities to the Xbox 360. Oprah and Ellen's audiences seemed to love it, and it'll be interesting to see if that kind of mainstream enthusiasm translates into big sales. If you're not into flailing around, this week also sees the release of a pair of James Bond games, car-combat game Blood Drive, and Babysitting Mama.

Games
Retail
Adrenaline Misfits (Xbox Kinect)
Babysitting Mama (Wii)
The Biggest Loser Challenge (Wii)
Blood Drive (PlayStation 3, Xbox 360)
Dance Central (Xbox Kinect)
DanceMasters (Xbox Kinect)
Dragon Ball: Raging Blast 2 (PlayStation 3, Xbox 360)
Fighters Uncaged (Xbox Kinect)
Fist of the North Star: Ken’s Rage (PlayStation 3, Xbox 360)
God of War: Ghost of Sparta (PSP)
GoldenEye 007 (Wii, DS)
James Bond 007: Blood Stone (PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360)
Kinectimals (Xbox Kinect)
Kinect Joyride (Xbox Kinect)
Kinect Sports (Xbox Kinect)
Motion Sports (Xbox Kinect)
PokePark Wii: Pikachu’s Adventure (Wii)
Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 (PS2, PSP)
Sonic Free Riders (Xbox Kinect)
Ys: The Oath in Felghana (PSP)
Your Shape: Fitness Evolved (Xbox Kinect)

Downloadable
Nintendo
Virtual Console
Street Slam (900 Wii Points)
WiiWare
Gene Labs (500 Wii Points)
Robox (1,000 Wii Points)
DSiWare
Gene Labs (200 DSi Points)
Paul’s Shooting Adventure (200 DSi Points)
Peg Solitaire (500 DSi Points)

Multiplatform
Rock Band/3
The Doors
•    “Light My Fire” X
•    “Riders on the Storm” X
•    “Touch Me” X
•    “Hello, I Love You”
•    “L.A. Woman”
•    “Love Her Madly”
•    “Love Me Two Times”
•    “Peace Frog”
•    “People Are Strange”
•    “Roadhouse Blues”
•    “Soul Kitchen”
•    “The Crystal Ship”
The tracks are available as a 12-song bundle for $19.99/1,600 Microsoft Points/2,000 Wii Points. Tracks marked with an X also support Rock Band 3’s pro bass/guitar mode. The pro bass/guitar upgrade is available for $.99/80 Microsoft Points/100 Wii Points per song.

Movies
Theaters
127 Hours
Due Date
For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf
MegaMind

DVD/Blu-ray
Centurion (DVD/Blu-ray)
The Pacific (Blu-ray)
Toy Story 3 (DVD/Blu-ray)
Winnebago Man (DVD)

Comics
Archie Comics
Life With Archie Married Life #4
Pals N Gals Double Digest #146
Veronica #203

Dark Horse Comics
B.P.R.D. Volume 14 King Of Fear
Baltimore The Plague Ships #4 (Of 5)
Buffy The Vampire Slayer #38 (Season Eight)(Last Gleaming Part 3 of 5)
Dames Dolls & Gun Molls
Goon Volume 4 Virtue And The Grim Consequences Thereof
Little Lulu Volume 25 The Burglar-Proof Clubhouse And Other Stories
POP Wonderland Volume 4 Cinderella
Serenity Volume 3 The Shepherds Tale
Sin City Volume 3 The Big Fat Kill
Star Wars The Old Republic #5 (Of 6)(Blood Of The Empire Part 2 of 3)
Turok Son Of Stone Archives Volume 7

DC Comics
Absolute All-Star Superman
Adventure Comics #520
Authority #28
Batman And Robin #16
Batman And Robin Volume 2 Batman Vs Robin Deluxe Edition
Batman Battle For The Cowl
Batman Catwoman Follow The Money #1 (One Shot)
Batman Confidential #50
Brightest Day #13
Cartoon Network Action Pack #53
DC Comics Presents Chase #1 (was 'DC Comics Presents J.H. Williams III')
DC Comics Presents The Flash Green Lantern Faster Friends #1
Doom Patrol #16
DV8 Gods And Monsters #8 (Of 8)
Freedom Fighters #3
Green Lantern Agent Orange
House Of Mystery #31
How To Understand Israel In 60 Days Or Less
Human Target
I Zombie #7
Jonah Hex #61
JSA All-Stars #12
Looney Tunes #192
Red Hood Lost Days #6 (Of 6)
Scooby Doo Where Are You #3
Secret Six #27
Sgt Rock The Lost Battalion
Superboy #1
Sweet Tooth #15
Tom Strong And The Robots Of Doom #6 (Of 6)
Unknown Soldier #25

Image Comics
Adventures Into Mindless Self Indulgence
Broken Trinity Pandoras Box #4 (Of 6)
Chew #12
Godland #33
Guarding The Globe #1 (Of 6)
Invincible #75
Morning Glories #2
Savage Dragon Dragon War
Marvel Comics
Amazing Spider-Man #647
Avengers Academy #6
Avengers Thor & Captain America Official Index To The Marvel Universe #7
Avengers X-Men Maximum Security
Bullseye Perfect Game #1 (Of 2)
Captain America Man Out Of Time #1 (Of 5)
Chaos War #1 (Of 5)
Chaos War #3 (Of 5)
Essential Avengers Volume 4
Generation Hope #1
Hawkeye & Mockingbird #6
Heroic Age
Iron Man Legacy #8
Iron Man Magazine #4
Iron Man Thor #1 (Of 4)
Kabuki Volume 1
Marvel Holiday Magazine 2010
Marvelman Familys Finest #5 (Of 6)
Namor First Mutant #3
Ozma Of Oz #1 (Of 8)
Punisher In The Blood #1 (Of 5)
Punisher MAX Kingpin
Scarlet #3
Sense & Sensibility
Siege
Spectacular Spider-Girl The Last Stand
Spider-Man #7 (Marvel Adventures)
Squadron Supreme By Mark Gruenwald Omnibus
Strange Tales II #2 (Of 3)
Taskmaster #3 (Of 4)
Thor By J. Michael Straczynski Omnibus
Tron Original Movie Adaptation #1 (Of 2)
Warriors Three #1 (Of 4)
Wolverine #3
Women Of Marvel #1
X-Men To Serve And Protect #1 (Of 4)
Young Allies #6

Viz Media
Bakuman Volume 2
Black Bird Volume 6
Choco Mimi Volume 5
Crimson Hero Volume 14
Crown Of Love Volume 4
D.Gray-Man Volume 19
Genkaku Picasso Volume 1
Gin Tama Volume 20
Haruka Beyond The Stream Of Time Volume 10
Hikaru no Go Volume 21
Kurozakuro Volume 1
Kimi ni Todoke Volume 6 From Me To You
Naruto Chapter Book Volume 16 Trapped
Naruto Illustration Book
Otomen Volume 8
Panda Man To The Rescue Volume 1
Pokemon Diamond & Pearl Adventure Volume 8 (of 8)
S.A. Volume 17
Shaman King Volume 31
Shonen Jump Volume 8 #12 (December 2010)
Story Of Saiunkoku Volume 1
Taro And The Magic Pencil Volume 1
Ultimate Muscle Volume 27