Week in Arcade: Torchlight

House Party is almost over with a $15 action RPG port from the PC.


Action RPG fans should love the colorful exteriors, fine looking character designs, smooth hack ‘n slash action. They won’t like the total lack of multiplayer, which is quite a shame considering the genre is built for it. As a general solo outing though, Torchlight does everything right even if does nothing new. Those that plowed through the two Baldur’s Gate releases last console generation will find everything seems back in place here, except for a mobile camera, which can only be zoomed, not rotated. Still worth supporting a fine piece of well thought out game design.

Comcast Opens Colorado Springs Xfinity Customer Center.

Entertainment Close-up March 31, 2012 Comcast, a national provider of entertainment, information and communications products and services, announced that it held a special reception and ribbon-cutting event on March 23 for the grand opening of its new Xfinity Customer Center in Colorado Springs. here comcast service center

According to a release, the 4,500 square-foot center, the largest Xfinity Customer Center in the nation, is designed entirely around the needs of customers and provides consumers with an opportunity to explore, learn about, and interact directly with the latest Xfinity products and services.

Elected officials and community leaders, including Mayor Steve Bach, Colorado House Majority Leader Amy Stephens, Chief of Economic Vitality and Innovation Steve Cox, and President of Military Affairs for the Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce Brian Binn, celebrated the opening and toured the new space.

Additionally, Donna Nelson, Economic Vitality Specialist for the Mayor’s office and leader of Spirit of the Springs, attended to accept a $2,500 donation from Comcast. The donation will contribute to the purchase of supplies and further park enhancements during a Spirit of the Springs service day project and Comcast Cares Day next month, when Comcast volunteers will work alongside community volunteers to beautify parks in Colorado Springs.

“We’re pleased Comcast has chosen Colorado Springs for the location of one of its first newly designed customer centers,” said Steve Bach, Mayor of Colorado Springs. “It’s important for Colorado Springs, and Colorado as a whole, to support good employers dedicated to the communities they serve. A vibrant business community is an engine that helps keep our local economy in high gear, so we appreciate Comcast’s local support and the jobs they provide across our region.” The company said the new Xfinity Customer Center in Colorado Springs, located at 5020 North Nevada Avenue, features fully interactive touch screen displays; the environment enables customers to learn about products and indulge in the complete Xfinity Experience. The center also exhibits a 3D viewing experience and comfortable seating areas. in our site comcast service center

Customers, the company continued, can try out Comcast’s Xfinity Home security system, the Xfinity TV app and other apps on an iPad and experience Xfinity TV, test drive Xfinity Internet’s speeds and learn more about Comcast Business Class products and services at Kiosks throughout the center.

In addition, customers will receive personalized service from Sales Consultants and more offerings, including a self-service kiosk for bill pay and a new queuing system that allows customers to explore and be entertained instead of waiting in line for service.

“The new Xfinity Customer Center provides a place where our customers can experience Xfinity products and Services firsthand and check out the latest technology we offer in a comfortable, interactive environment,” said Rich Jennings, Regional Vice President of Comcast’s Mile High Region. “This new model offers a more welcoming design, an improved customer experience, and a new attitude as we apply the same mindset of innovation, speed and value that our customers love about our products.” The Colorado Springs Xfinity Customer Center is open Monday through Saturday from 9 am – 7 pm and Sunday from 10 am – 4 pm. The center replaces the former Comcast Service Center located at 213 North Union Boulevard in Colorado Springs.

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