Owen may be driving cross country this weekend, but that doesn't mean you will be left high and dry without a rundown of Kotaku originals.

It may have felt like a slow news week, but looking back quite a bit of things shook loose from new BioShock 2 teasers to a Street Fighter Podcast, to the news of the shockingly expensive Beatles Game.

The week in originals:

The Beatles
The Beatles: Rock Band Hits Sept. 9 for $250 With Instruments
What Could Make The Beatles: Rock Band Worth $250?
Realism Will Be Key to Beatles Rock Band Experience

Capcom Announces *Another* Phoenix Wright Musical
Gut This TF2 Crossword Like A Cornish Hen
A DSi Fit For Mickey Mouse And Square Enix
Resident Evil CGI Movie On PlayStation Network
Kotaku Podcast: Street Fighter IV With Seth Killian

Toys R Us Testing Used Game Sales and Buy Backs
Midway Looking to Offload Mortal Kombat, Screwing Former Employees
Luc Bernard's Mecho Wars Due Out This Month
Layoffs Hit THQ's Volition
Have Microsoft Stopped Sending Out Boxes For 360 Repairs?
The Great EA Games Fire Sale
Resident Evil: Degeneration Shipped Over 1.5 Million
N'Gai Croal Leaves Newsweek and Game Journalism
MicroProse Co-Founder Launches Military MMO Dev
Square Enix Execs Take Self-Imposed Pay Cut
An Open Letter From the ESRB to Utah's Parents and Leaders

50 Cent: Blood On The Sand Review: In Da Club Of Da Crystal Skull
Frankenreview: 50 Cent: Blood in the Sand
Watchmen: The End Is Nigh Micro-Review: The End Can't Come Soon Enough