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Video gamesRocky Mountain Gamer: 'Super Smash Bros.' gives Wii U a fighting chance

11/28/2014 01:50 PM MST
After two years, Nintendo's Wii U finally has its "killer app." The console has struggled to find its audience, despite a few excellent games such as "Super Mario 3D World" and "Mario Kart 8." It's clear Mario needed some support in bolstering Wii U, so he called in all of his friends from the Nintendo universe and beyond for a new "Super Smash Bros." tournament. 
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Nixon column: Weird done right with these indie video games
11/25/2014 08:53 PM MST - One of the best things about the recent surge in indie game development over the last few years is the opening it has provided for some really goddamned weird ideas to flourish. Full Story

Holidays: Tech gifts on a budget
11/25/2014 03:16 PM MST - This no-pretense holiday tech guide does not discriminate against modestly sophisticated technology. Spending limit is $100, but watch for the tightwad specials. Full Story

Rocky Mountain Gamer: Holy cow! 'Batman 3' is one of LEGO's best
11/20/2014 09:37 AM MST - In honor of the Dark Knight's 75th anniversary, "LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham" overflows with variety, unlockable characters and even a fun story. Full Story

Nixon column: 'Warlords of Draenor' launched some nerdrage
11/18/2014 09:06 PM MST - Well, it happened, just like my better judgement told me it would. I chose to reactivate my "World of Warcraft" account right before the launch of the newest expansion, "Warlords of Draenor," was released Thursday, and I'm hopelessly addicted. Full Story

Rocky Mountain Gamer: 'Halo,' 'Call of Duty' fans have reason to rejoice
11/14/2014 10:21 AM MST - I have heard the phrase "a love letter to fans" a lot. Usually it refers to some sort of marketing ploy to make collectors buy a new version of something old. "Halo: The Master Chief Collection" clearly shows what a love letter to fans should look like. Full Story

Video games: The digital playground
11/11/2014 05:10 PM MST - At the beginning of "Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare," the recently released installment in Activision's blockbuster military shooter franchise, the player is dumped from the sky in a drop pod onto an urban battlefield, smashing into skyscrapers and landing in a futuristic, war-torn rendition of a city that's rarely depicted in video games: Seoul, South Korea. Full Story

Nixon column: Left stargazing
11/11/2014 07:00 PM MST - I found myself in the theater last weekend to catch a showing of "Interstellar," a three-hour-long epic from Christopher Nolan (I'm guessing you probably know who he is already). Full Story

NIXON: The warlock beckoned
11/04/2014 06:23 PM MST - One year, nine months, and 15 days. That's 654 days in total. Six hundred fifty-four days since I'd last touched "World of Warcraft." Full Story

Rocky Mountain Gamer: Two good video games — for adults only
10/30/2014 08:15 AM MDT - "Bayonetta 2" and "The Evil Within" have great gameplay, but they're excessively violent. Full Story

(Rick Bowmer / Associated Press)
College footballCU football: Buffs have to bottle up Booker

Utah RB leads Pac-12 in rushing attempts this season
Colorado coach Mike MacIntyre insists his team has defended the run well at times this season and he sees improvement from the Buffs when it comes to stopping opponents on the ground. Full Story
(Rick Bowmer / Associated Press)
College footballCU football: Buffs have to bottle up Booker

Utah RB leads Pac-12 in rushing attempts this season
Colorado coach Mike MacIntyre insists his team has defended the run well at times this season and he sees improvement from the Buffs when it comes to stopping opponents on the ground. Full Story
( Paul Aiken / Daily Camera )
Second Story Garage special: Nick Moss Band pays homage to Ferguson

We offer you the Nick Moss Band's powerful song "Shade Tree," which was inspired by the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., but took on much more meaning with this week's announcement that Darren Wilson, the police officer who killed Brown, would not be indicted. Full Story