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    Rocky Mountain Gamer: 'Bloodborne' is bloody hard for even best of gamers

    05/21/2015 10:24 AM MDT
    From Software's new PlayStation exclusive is a horror-based action/role-playing game that tests your skills as a gamer for more than 50 glorious hours.  
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    Rocky Mountain Gamer: 'Project CARS' truly puts you in driver's seat
    05/14/2015 12:39 PM MDT - Instead of an arcade racer, "Project CARS" concentrates on the simulation aspects of racing while offering gameplay options that allow virtually anyone to jump in and have a good time. Full Story

    Words From a Nerd: Platform genre not off its podium yet
    05/12/2015 06:22 PM MDT - The platforming genre was how a lot of today's gamers were first introduced to the pastime, and characters from these types of games are often the first thing that pop up in conversations about video games as a whole. The most classic example has to be Nintendo's Mario, the red-capped plumber who has, over the past 30-plus years (yes, his pudgy ass has been around in concept since 1981 and in name since 1982), moved beyond mere mascot status and into cultural icon. Full Story

    Gaming: Killing the console
    05/12/2015 06:23 PM MDT - During an age when games can be played on smartphones, tablets, computers, calculators, watches and just about any other device with silicon in it, having something that sits under your television so you can play games at home is not just unnecessary, it's wasteful. Full Story

    Media mash-ups: Verizon to buy AOL
    05/12/2015 04:07 PM MDT - A year ago, when telephone giant AT&T unveiled its $49 billion deal to buy satellite TV company DirecTV, the industry asked: What about Verizon? On Tuesday, Verizon responded: You've got mail! The telecommunications company announced its $4.4 billion deal to buy AOL, a service that started life as the leading dial-up Internet service, was involved in the most disastrous media merger in history, and eventually became the butt of tech jokes when consumers switched to high-speed Internet service. Full Story

    Rocky Mountain Gamer: The real cost of free-to-play games
    05/07/2015 01:58 PM MDT - Some free-to-play games are structured in way that encourages players to nickel-and-dime themselves into oblivion. We're talking hundreds of dollars slowly siphoned over time so you barely notice it. And the phenomenon is not limited to mobile games and apps. Full Story

    Fantz: Amazon can adorn your dog in gluttony
    05/05/2015 09:19 PM MDT - 'Would you buy a $9,000 dog collar if it meant free two-day shipping?" A press release asked me. No. If I was going to spend nine grand on my doggies, I would buy them a plush memory foam California king so they could sleep like the dead on silk sheets.  Full Story

    Rocky Mountain Gamer: Quality of 'Pillars of Eternity' is almost overwhelming
    04/30/2015 09:41 AM MDT - Every bit of this video game was crafted with care. The game's world, the variety of characters, the design of the dungeons and the depth of player options shine through constantly. The game never failed to keep its grasp on me, even after more than 100 hours immersed in its world. And that is real magic. Full Story

    Rocky Mountain Gamer: 'Battlefield Hardline' has cops-and-robbers feel
    04/02/2015 02:00 PM MDT - Electronic Arts has scaled back the series' epic wartime setting to an urban conflict between well-armed law enforcement and remarkably well-trained scofflaws. Full Story

    Rocky Mountain Gamer: 'Mario Party 10' is basically more of the same
    03/18/2015 05:22 PM MDT - There isn't enough new in "Mario Party 10" to call it a revolutionary installment. What makes the game enjoyable is the premise that has served the series for so many years: Get together with your friends and family, play a bunch of mini-games and have a laugh. That, after all, is what "Mario Party" is all about. Full Story

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    Buffs' Mike MacIntyre ready for a new Folsom experience in Bolder Boulder

    CU coach will run iconic race for first time
    Bolder Boulder CountdownRace day: Monday. Start time: Wheelchair race begins at 6:50 a.m. A wave starts at 6:55 a. Full Story
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    Buffs' Mike MacIntyre ready for a new Folsom experience in Bolder Boulder

    CU coach will run iconic race for first time
    Bolder Boulder CountdownRace day: Monday. Start time: Wheelchair race begins at 6:50 a.m. A wave starts at 6:55 a. Full Story
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    Second Story Garage: decker.

    The lyrical references on decker.'s latest album, "Patsy," run from Ol' Dirty Bastard to Lee Harvey Oswald, and in between is some sharp thinking expressed in cutting lines. Full Story