DJ Hero's turntable controller twittered out this week, later confirmed by Activision and compared (by your humble editors) with the Scratch controller. We also turned Stephen Totilo loose on a terrorized games industry.

Stephen's presence on staff should boost the headline count in this here roundup quite nicely. He accounted for 12 in the first week. Bottles and cans, clap your hands for the week in Kotaku original reporting:


DJ Hero/Scratch
Scratch Turntable vs DJ Hero Turntable
Is There More To The DJ Hero Controller?

Reviews, Previews and Impressions
Fallout 3 Broken Steel Review: An Epic Postscript
Holy Invasion of Privacy, Badman! Preview: Badman Does Good Things
Frankenreview: Velvet Assassin
Klonoa Review: Do Hew Wahoo?
Split/Second Preview: Power Play
Death and Punishment in Scribblenauts
X-Men Origins: Wolverine Review: A Pretty Good Start
Toy Story Mania! Preview: Attack of the Carnival Games

Sales (or Lack Thereof)
Blood on the Sand Sales a Fraction of Original 50 Cent Shooter
How Did Nintendo Hardware Do By Region?
These Are The Biggest-Selling Wii, DS Games Of All Time
Pay-Per-"P" Pricing Confounds On Xbox 360 Video Marketplace
New Global Lifetime Sales For The Nintendo Wii And The Nintendo DS
Nintendo Had Yet Another Money Printing Year [Update]
Here Are Your 10 Most-Played Wii Games

Microsoft: Pay-Per-"P" Video Marketplace Prices Were Correct
EA: MotionPlus Players Won't Have Advantage In Multiplayer
Holy Invasion of Privacy, Badman! We Deserve This New Trailer And Screens
Madden Wii Developers Re-Re-Think Motion Controls
Guitar Hero Van Halen Hits Later This Year
DJ Hero, Guitar Hero 5, Band Hero Hit This Fall
What Is Nintendo's Game Plan?
Zelda: Spirit Tracks Is For A "Wider Age Group Of People"
Henry Hatsworth Creator Left EA On His Wedding Day
Mother 3 Handbook Is Sheer Indulgence
Richard Garriott Suing NCsoft For $24,000,000
PC Broken Steel Error Is A Games For Windows Live Problem
'The Science of the Mushroom Kingdom' Explores Super Flora
Klonoa Wii Packaging Surprisingly Simple, Tasteful, Tasty
EA Sports Prediction Of Hatton-Pacquiao Fight Technically A Knock Out
Video Game Hall of Fame Gains Momentum, Support

Capcom Offices Preparing For Viral Outbreaks
These Are The Biggest-Selling Capcom Franchises Of All Time
If Michael Bay Did Bionic Commando, It Would Look Like This
Capcom Take Money Money, Make Money Money Money
Capcom Shipped Lots of Games
Building the Capcom Army
Is Monster Hunter Tri Heading Westward?

New Guy
Why Kotaku?
Well Played
The $80 Million Inspiration For Disney's Latest Wii Game

EA and the Wii
A Expects Wii MotionPlus Bundles To Help Sales, Have Little Impact On Profits
EA's Wii Business Nearly Doubled Last Year

Archon Classic Brings Back Fond Memories

Star Trek
Star Trek Predicts Future Of Video Games
The Best And Worst In Star Trek Video Games

1 vs. 100
1 Vs 100 Preview: An MMO Game Show
1 vs 100 Could Be Achievement Treasure Trove

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