Kotaku Originals: April Facts

April Fool's Day usually means you can write off one day of that week to complete b.s., fakery, and hoaxes. But if anything, we had 20 percent more news than normal - discounting our own satire, of course.

Here's the past week in original reporting from the staff at Kotaku.

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Top Stories
Suspected Game Code Thief Surrenders to Authorites
Gears of War Developer To Debut Next Game on Late Night
Suspected Game Code Thief On the Lam [Update]
The Grand Theft Auto 'Hot Coffee' Payout Checks Are In The Mail
iPad Games: The Ultimate Gamer's Guide to Apple's iPad
Xbox Live Director's Account Hacked! (Are You Next?)

iPad
How You'll Control Geometry Wars On The iPad (And Maybe On the iPhone, Too)
iPad Games: The Ultimate Gamer's Guide to Apple's iPad
iPad Gets Its First Real 3D Game (Glasses Not Included)
Episodic Gaming Invades the iPad with Sam & Max
Apple Admits Gaming is Hard On Their Devices, Patents Solution
The 12 iPad Launch Games We're Most Excited About
What You Could Buy Instead Of An iPad

News
Is This The New Nintendo 3DS Touchscreen?
A Flying Hamster Shooting Beer - Is This The Best Game Ever Created?
Iron Man Video Game Studio Sent To The Scrapheap By Sega
Blur Beta Set to Open To All (Xbox 360) Users, And Why It Won't Come to the PS3
Sometimes Pokemon Lurks In Your Food
The Tester: Episode 7: 'Killer Recall' Liveblog: Every Doc Has His Day
The Best Games To Watch (While Someone Else Plays Them)
Japan Getting Lost Planet 2 Xbox 360 Bundle
Let's Watch Game Trailers in ASCII Art
Abandon All Hope, There Are No Plans For Geometry Wars 3
Bringing FarmVille To Your Browser Bar
Modern Warfare 2 Stimulus Pack Is Live, But Broken
What Can 400 Microsoft Points Get You?
Where Posters, Packaging & Box Art Comes From
How Nintendo Can Help You Cook

Reviews, Previews, Hands-On and Impressions
Dragon Age: Origins - Awakening Micro-Review: Almost Going Number Two
Mass Effect 2: Firewalker Micro-Review: Free Tanks, Enquire Within
Modern Warfare 2 Stimulus Pack Review: Pricey Maps
WarioWare: D.I.Y. Review: Homebrewed Improvement
Wii Upscaler Review: Can The Wii Really Do High Definition?

Columns
Well Played: An Arcade In Every Home
Stick Jockey: Vegas Kicked My Ass, but I Returned the Favor - With a Video Game
Leigh Alexander: A Video Game Death Made For Me

Sports
UFC Chief Knows Wii Is The Console For Grown-Ups
Indie Sports Game Unites Developer's Dream with a League's Ambition
One Way To Build A Better UFC Game: Make It Faster
Before It Was NBA Jam
How They Brought NBA Jam Back From The Dead
UFC Chief Backs Off Threat To Ban Fighters, Still Loathes EA

April Fool's
Announcing Koticku
So Long, Koticku, And Thanks For All The Valuable Market Research Consumer Data
Your April Fool's Survival Guide

Announcement
You Got Your Kotaku In My Steam!!!

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