E3 2009 wrap: Best, worst, and weirdest games and tech

From Microsoft's no-controls 'Natal' to Sony's PlayStation 3D motion sensor to Nintendo's quirky Wii vitality gauge, what was hot -- or not -- at this year's E3.

Here Come the Commies: Home Front



Easiest sales pitch for a game: It's Red Dawn with North Korea invading the United States. The script is penned by John Milius (the writer of Apocalypse Now and Red Dawn)? Sold. This tells the story of the American resistance two years after North Korea invaded the U.S. in an escalating war for resources. So, you've got a fascinating near-future scenario, good scripting from what I've seen and -- oh, yeah -- it's a beautiful-looking first person shooter, to boot. This game may still be a little ways off, but it's definitely worth spreading the word about. --Darren Gladstone

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