E3 is over, and it was quite the show. Of the six years I've attended, this might have been the most peculiar. A lot was unveiled, some of which was expected, and some things came out of left field. Here are the key takeaways from the show.
Very few games actually offer a gameplay experience that is enhanced by the addition of motion control, and still fewer offer experiences that would be impossible without it. But Dance Central is one of those games.
From a hands-on demo of Microsoft's "Project Natal" accessory to Sony's showcasing 3D gaming on the PlayStation 3: What to expect at the media circus and major gaming event that is the Electronic Entertainment Expo.
If you've hidden all the "Farmville" and "Mafia Wars" notifications on your Wall, you may not have heard about developer Zynga's latest move to infiltrate your daily life with virtual farming and organized crime. Now, when you buy a Slurpee (or one of several other items) at 7-11, it comes with Zynga branding, and if you're a Farmvillian or a Mafia Warrior, a virtual item you can redeem in-game.