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  • Summary: [WiiWare] Muscle March is a quirky Japanese action game stuffed full of macho bodybuilders. The all mighty protein powder has been stolen, so it's up to Tony and his muscle-bound crew to catch the thieves. Choose from a variety of perfectly molded superstars and bring these terrible[WiiWare] Muscle March is a quirky Japanese action game stuffed full of macho bodybuilders. The all mighty protein powder has been stolen, so it's up to Tony and his muscle-bound crew to catch the thieves. Choose from a variety of perfectly molded superstars and bring these terrible villains to justice. As the thieves attempt escape, they will smash through walls while making a variety of poses. You must match these poses to fit through the holes and catch up to the thieves. The protein powder will be yours again! Flex your muscles by yourself or with up to three friends in turn-based macho excitement. Posing for a few minutes not enough? Enjoy Endless Rush mode until your muscles bulge and explode! Muscle March will also be the first WiiWare title to offer a polar bear in tight swimwear! [Nintendo] Expand
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 19
  2. Negative: 3 out of 19
  1. An interactive joke and a good one at that. The controls aren't quite sharp enough, though. [May 2010]
  2. Muscle March has unique aesthetics and personality, which is very praiseworthy, but its gameplay is somewhat limited.
  3. Muscle March is a lot of fun simply because it’s just so damn strange. It’s definitely worth a download, even if you only pull it to make your friends’ jaws hit the floor from time-to-time.
  4. It's short, crazy and fun. It’s definitely worth a download.
  5. As long as you’re not expecting a deep and rewarding gameplay experience, it’s tough to really go wrong with Muscle March. It's bizarre by design and kind of shallow, which may not be everyone's cup of tea, but if the idea of ludicrously muscular chases through walls tickles your funny bone then Muscle March is a great way to spend 500 Points.
  6. A bit strange, but fun. It’s too bad the game is very short and the controls are anything but precise, but you’ll laugh until tomorrow thanks to the crazy bodybuilders and their sexy moves.
  7. It seems contradictory that a game about girthy bodybuilders (and their polar-bear friend) can be so crushingly thin.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 3
  2. Negative: 1 out of 3
  1. NickN.
    Jan 27, 2010
    8
    This is a wacky, fun arcade game. Remember those? It's what created the industry in the first place. The question people never seem to This is a wacky, fun arcade game. Remember those? It's what created the industry in the first place. The question people never seem to consider anymore in reviewing these is: Do you have fun? Yes, this game gets extremely challenging around the 3 level (Damn that Mech Muscle!) but it's still a lot of fun for a 15-30 minute stretch. And, I swear that if you play it for more than 10 and really do the poses your upper body muscles will feel a bit tighter than before you started. What more do you want from a $5 arcade game?! Expand
  2. WolframH
    Jan 19, 2010
    6
    Great idea and concept but the inaccurate controls are what ruin this game. The motion based gestures simply do not work the majority of the Great idea and concept but the inaccurate controls are what ruin this game. The motion based gestures simply do not work the majority of the time. Too bad because it could have been a really fun experience. Expand
  3. Feb 28, 2014
    0
    This game was plain stupid. Running around doing for stupid poses smashing through walls just isn't fun. Especially when you have laggy,This game was plain stupid. Running around doing for stupid poses smashing through walls just isn't fun. Especially when you have laggy, horrible controls that can't do a thing. This is about the worst game i've played.

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