Impertinent remarks - calling Sony's motion controller "Arc" and the ESRB's bluntly accurate description of the activities in Dead or Alive: Paradise - highlighted our front page this week. Dante's Inferno sneaked in underneath it. Our original news coverage:

K Monthly - January 2010

Kotaku Talk Radio

Top Stories
We Shall Mourn The Following Xbox Live Originals
Want The Heavy Rain Demo Right Now? Here's How...
Sony Cools "Arc" Name Motion Controller Talk
Analyzing The Fallout: New Vegas Trailer
The Games You Won't Sell, The Games You Can't Sell
Latest Dante Stunt Buries ASCII Art In Our Source Code
ESRB Explains "Creepy" Dead Or Alive Paradise Re-Rating; Tecmo Responds
What's Happened To Nintendo's "New Play Control"?

Reviews, Previews, Hands-On and Impressions
Doodle Jump Micro-Review: Boing!
Tournament of Legends Preview: Two-Fisted Combat
Trenches Micro-Review: An Interesting Take on Tower Defense
Starship Defense Micro-Review: The Most HD DS Game
Crush The Castle Micro-Review: Fun With Trebuchets
KrissX Micro-Review: Fun With a Purpose
Blood Bowl Review: No Fun League
Glory of Heracles Review: A Forgetful Adventure
Brothers In Arms 2: Global Front Preview: Back To FPS
MAG Review: World of Shadow Warcraft
No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle Review: Repetitious Rebel

Speak-Up On Kotaku: Press Start, Men Of Repo, Game Prices, And Avatar Effect 2

Romance With Disabled Girls: How (And Maybe Why) An Unusual Video Game Came To Be

I Will Now Attempt To Explain A Battle System
Mario Vs Mario: How Three Wii Sequels Are Chasing Their Predecessors
Capcom Kicks Out New Super Street Fighter IV Screens
Better Scores: Musical Selections For Your Next Game Video
Megadeth's "Rust In Peace" Hits Rock Band Store Next Week
Sega Offers Reasons Iron Man 2 Won't Be Dreadful
More Fist of the North Star Screens, Yes Already Dead
Dead Space PS3 Is A Very Limited Edition
NSFW: Behold! The Underboob Gladiator Lady Body Pillow
What Happens On Xbox LIVE When You Press A+A+A
How Does Konami Do Without Metal Gear Solid?
Sony: PS3 Sales Up, PSP Sales Down
You Should Relax About BioShock 2, No Freak Outs!
So, How Did Mass Effect 2 End For You?
Red Faction Guerrilla Sequel At E3 2010, Arrives By April '11
A Peek Inside Mass Effect Redemption #2
The 10 Most Avidly-Played Wii Games In America (As Of Feb 1)
Will There Be A Last Guardian Announcement At E3 Or TGS?
This Is Exactly Why I Hate Peripherals
EB Games Pushing For Changes To Aussie Game Ratings
After Mario, The Next Nintendo Wii Game With Depth
Yup, Final Fantasy XIII Is Coming On Three Discs
This Game Guide Cover Gets To The Points
Namco Bandai To Cut Over 600 Jobs
Nier Dated For Japan
The Cutest PSP Bundle Of 2010
Quantum Theory Delayed To "Improve Quality"
On The iPhone, GT May Not Stand For Gran Turismo
Raven (and I) Need You!
iPhone Chart Toppers: X Games and Spore Creatures Hit
Xbox 360 Controller/Game Bundle, 250GB Drive Hit Japan

Star Trek Week
Why There Hasn't Been A Truly Great Star Trek Game
The Star Trek Influence In Your Games
Phasers Set to Fun
Star Trek MMO Log, Stardate 2010.02
As The World Becomes Star Trek ...
Building The Perfect Star Trek Frankengame
Memories of Strange New Worlds, Strange New Ideas

2K's NBA Team Steals Key Player Back from EA
UFC Undisputed Sells 3.5 Million
Stick Jockey: The Replacements, Still Replaced in Video Games

Art and Video Games
John Romero Bows Before Gaming's Masters
Finding The Art In Video Games

Commander Shepard's Toughest Choice Yet

Nobody Noticed DJ Ravidrums in this Pic
Death of A Wii

2010 Life Love Game Design Challenge Offers $2.5K Prize