Updated: August 27, 2014 9:01:36 PM MDT
 
 
 
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    Rocky Mountain Gamer: EA Sports steps up its game with 'Madden NFL 15'

    08/27/2014 06:41 PM MDT
    This is the first time the 26-year-old franchise has been programmed primarily for the new generation of consoles. You can tell when you take the field that more time and care was put into the character models and animations. 
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    Rocky Mountain Gamer: Two remastered games are well worth time, investment
    08/21/2014 07:22 AM MDT - Nintendo started the trend of remaster and releasing games, and it came in handy this month while I was looking for something — anything — to play. Full Story

    Rocky Mountain Gamer: Video game delays taking toll on players
    08/15/2014 09:19 AM MDT - It's been a rough summer for gamers. The drought of new games can only be described as epic. So it's a good thing summer is almost over and the flood of anticipated titles is about to start pouring in, right? Not so fast. Full Story

    RYAN: Later, nerds
    08/12/2014 09:02 PM MDT - Over the years, I've learned plenty of lessons about being a nerd - some fun, some not-so-fun, and some slightly pointless. And for the two years I've been writing this column I've had the joy of sharing some of those lessons with you - and picking up some lessons from all of you along the way. But I'm more than a year out of the Herd and it's time to pass the torch to another wordy nerd (heh.)  Full Story

    Fields: Have phone, will travel
    07/29/2014 06:01 PM MDT - Here's a question for you and your Barcelona guidebook: How do you get from the touristy walking mall-ish Las Ramblas to the far more delightful (if you ask me) Sagrada Familia cathedral? Answer: If you have T-Mobile, use your smartphone. Full Story

    RYAN: Boulder's The Story Group explores stories behind climate change
    07/22/2014 09:03 PM MDT - A local multimedia company, The Story Group, wants to change that. They're in the process of producing two videos in a series called "Americans on the Front Lines of Climate Change." The people at The Story Group, which was founded by two journalists, already know how important it is to communicate a message effectively - and the importance of using the right medium. Full Story

    (Your) house wins on video games
    07/20/2014 09:58 PM MDT - Video gaming, now seemingly popular with some in nearly every demographic, can cost a lot if gamers aren't careful. Full Story

    Rocky Mountain Gamer: 'Sniper Elite III' is overwhelmingly violent
    07/18/2014 09:06 AM MDT - I'm not the squeamish type. I revel in the horror genre in films, books and games. But the level of violence and gore in "Sniper Elite III" often disturbed me, encouraging me to occasionally put down the controller and walk away for a while.  Full Story

    Rocky Mountain Gamer: 'Watch Dogs' is never fully unleashed
    07/03/2014 08:16 AM MDT - Despite some obvious flaws, this game is a good first effort, with a lot of things to like. If Ubisoft listens to players and makes a few changes, this could become another powerhouse franchise. Full Story

    Review: 'EA Sports UFC' mostly makes all the right moves
    06/18/2014 05:20 PM MDT - The anticipated mixed martial arts game boasts good fighting action and a cast of fighters that includes Bruce Lee, but some of the more subtle aspects of matches need work. Full Story

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    College footballCU football: Buffs' respect progress CSU's Garrett Grayson has made

    When Colorado's Ken Crawley watched film of the end of Colorado State's 2013 season, he saw a much different quarterback than the one he and the Buffaloes faced in the 2013 opener. Full Story
    (CLIFF GRASSMICK / Daily Camera)
    College footballCU football: Buffs' respect progress CSU's Garrett Grayson has made

    When Colorado's Ken Crawley watched film of the end of Colorado State's 2013 season, he saw a much different quarterback than the one he and the Buffaloes faced in the 2013 opener. Full Story
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    Second Story Garage: Fierce Bad Rabbit

    The 1906 Beatrix Potter book "The Story of a Fierce Bad Rabbit" is about a rabbit who, well, is fierce and bad. He steals a carrot and gets his tail shot off. It's a strange little story, but it provided a Fort Collins indie folk-rock group with one of the best band names around. Full Story