Kotaku Originals: DS-Hi!

Ninty's two-dot-oh of the two-dot-screens handheld got a North Am release date this week, and there was much rejoicing. The news partially stole thunder from the SFIV release (OMG) and GTA DLC (ORLY) drops.

Elsewhere in the news from Kotakopolis:

Reviews, Impressions and Previews
Street Fighter IV Review: Seth's Soliloquy
F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin Review: Scary Made Simple
Grand Theft Auto IV: The Lost And Damned Review
Afro Samurai Review: Hip Hop Hack and Slash
Frankenreview: Street Fighter IV

DSionics
Nintendo DSi Dated For United States, New Color Announced
Can the DSi Become the Portable Wii?
DSi European Release Date, Price Announced
DSi Launching In Australia Before The US

Features
Why You'll Never Be Happy With Video Game Films
The Face Of The New Gaming Economy

News
iPhone's Metal Gear Solid to Feature Sniping, MGS4 Story
American McGee Has a Blank Canvas for Alice Sequel
PlayStation Expands To Latin America
Burnout Paradise Toy Cars, Boost Specials Drop Early
Sony Japan Looking For "New Game Hardware" Testers
EA Brings Motion Plus To Tiger Woods, Tennis
Ubisoft Confirms Wheelman Deal, Sets March Release
New Resident Evil 5 Screens Show West African Biohazard Unit
Smash Bros. Creator And Nintendo Announce New Title, New Company
LEGO Universe Won't Arrive This Year
What Games Were Selling April - December 2008?

Heh-heh, is this a Lost and GOD Damned?
Frankenreview: Grand Theft Auto IV: The Lost And The Damned
Lost & Damned Reverts Australian GTAIV Censorship
GTAIV: The Lost And The Damned Is Out
GTA IV: The Lost and Damned Also Adds Full Frontal Nudity

Red Dead Xbox 360
Red Xbox 360 Mentioned Officially By Microsoft
Red Xbox 360 Appears In Retail Listings

Yeah, We Knew That Already
EA Announces Dead Space Wii Again (This Time Officially)

Disturbance in the Workforce
Cuts Hit X-Play, Show Drops to Thrice Weekly [Update]

Boobie
Nude Moments In Gaming: the Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

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Will You Be Buying Commodore 64 Virtual Console Titles?

Proud Parent of a Terrific Gamer at Redmond Middle School
Microsoft Survey Probes Non-Gaming Achievements

W.H.A.T.E.V.E.R.
Playing F.E.A.R. 2 While Snakes, Rats and Bugs Crawl on You

Horny Zombies
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