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Half-Life 2 mod

Half-Life 2: Update looks like a real good reason to revisit City 17


But not Ravenholm... never Ravenholm
Mar 26
For three years, Filip Victor has been working on Half-Life 2: Update, a community-made standalone version of Half-Life 2 that seeks to "fix up, polish, and visually enhance [the game] without ever changing the 2004 original'... read
Team Fortress 2

Dance the night away with custom taunts in TF2


Do the hustle
Mar 13
Are you a taunter? I'm not. Okay, well, I try not to be. But then developers go and design achievements around taunting X amount of times, and it'd be rude not to oblige them probably. Or there's some jerk in Awesomenauts who... read
Halo mods

Halo PC community's latest Combat Evolved remaster is its magnum opus


The Silent Cartographer: Evolved
Mar 12
Halo: Combat Evolved has an extremely dedicated PC community, especially with regard to mods. Because Microsoft won't remaster the game, these people have taken it into their own hands to do it themselves. Known as the ... read
Warcraft in StarCraft

Oh my god, yes! Modders are remaking Warcraft III


Thanks for the warm fuzzies
Mar 11
"Off I go then!" "Yes, m'lord!" "Job's done!" These soundbites send my mind back to all of those magical summers spent obsessively playing Warcraft III as a teenager. The creators of Warcraft: Armies of Azeroth, a remake of ... read
Skyrim patch

No more file size limit for Skyrim mods on Steam Workshop


2GB textures and HDR for everybody!
Mar 03
Bethesda will be removing the 100MB file size limitation from Steam Workshop mods in an upcoming patch for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.  Finally, all those gorgeous gigantic textures can be installed from Steam itself, i... read
RE: Revelations 2

Mod adds local co-op to Resident Evil: Revelations 2 for PC


Make Claire sandwiches with a pal
Feb 28
After reports of Capcom pulling a switcharoo on the local co-op feature of Resident Evil: Revelations 2 for the PC, a mod has been released to temporarily fill that gap. Currently, the mod requires players to use ga... read
Trials Fusion

Nazi zombies in Trials Fusion, yes, Trials Fusion


I don't even
Feb 19
Giving players the ability to create within a videogame's given boundaries has produced some real gems. Whether it be mods like Counter-Strike and DOTA or editor-focused games like Little Big Planet, providing a community wi... read
Dead or Alive mods

Dead or Alive 5: Last Round director asks PC modders to be 'moral'


Restless clothes syndrome
Feb 11
When I say "Dead or Alive PC mods," you think ___? You don't need to answer that. The series debuts on Steam this March and if mods created for past console versions are any indication, things are about to get wild. But hopef... read
Portal: Outside Influence

After five long years, Portal: Outside Influence nears completion


Morris' labor of love also features some of my favorite industry personalities!
Feb 08
It seems like we were just posting about Portal mods the other day, doesn't it? Well, we've got another one for you to look at today, but there's a quite a bit more going on under the surface of this stel... read
Dying Light mod support

Techland declares support for Dying Light modders


What a twist!
Feb 07
In a complete 180° from the events of last week, Techland has announced it will support mods for Dying Light. In an attempt to stop hacks for the "Be the Zombie" mode, Techland accidentally blocked modders from being able... read
Warcraft in StarCraft

These pointy Warcraft III models sure bring me back


New (old) assets now usable in the StarCraft II map editor
Feb 03
Blizzard is giving custom-game creators access to thousands of Warcraft III assets for use in the StarCraft II Arcade, including character and structure models, music, sound effects, and user interfaces for each race. What wi... read
Dying Light DMCAs mods

Techland using DMCA claims to take down Dying Light mods (Update)


Sorry, no nude zombies
Feb 01
[Update: Techland says it did not intend to create "obstacles" for modders. "With the recent patch (1.2.1) on Steam we blocked cheating to make sure the game's PvP system (Be The Zombie) would not be abused. This, however, ha... read
Portal Stories: Mel

Portal Stories: Mel mod gets a teaser, coming soon


Now THIS is my kind of downloadable content
Jan 31
Portal Stories: Mel is a lovely-looking community-made mod for Portal 2 that's due out sometime in Q1 2015, according to the title's store page. The lengthy 20+ level mod will feature a new protagonist called ... read
<3 RoboCop

This RoboCop mod ensures I'll play The Talos Principle


It's not the original Murphy, but still cool
Jan 30
Darren's review of The Talos Principle intrigued me. Even if the game had turned out poorly, a philosophical puzzler from the studio behind Serious Sam was something I just had to see. Fortunately, it's good. Eight-out-of-ten... read
Steam Workshop $$$

Cha-ching: It now pays to create content for non-Valve games on Steam Workshop


Valve has paid out $57 million so far
Jan 28
To date, some 1,500 users have earned a collective $57 million from Valve for creating custom in-game content for titles like Team Fortress 2, Dota 2, and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Up until now, only the company's tit... read
Silent Hill: Alchemilla

Fan-made Silent Hill game looks like a disturbing delight


Who could ever get tired of spooky hospitals?
Jan 19
If you're looking for something spooky to hold you over between P.T and the full release of Silent Hills, you may be interested in this new, free, fan-made Source mod, Silent Hill: Alchemilla. For a fan effort, Alchemilla lo... read
Dota 2 mod

I hope this Gabe Newell shopkeeper makes it into Dota 2


As seen on Steam Workshop
Jan 05
Combining the huggable head of Valve and the perpetual time sink that is Dota 2 in a single Steam Workshop submission -- it seems so obvious now, bringing these two internet loves together. Shopkeeper Gabe Newell deserves a ... read
Black Mesa: Source

Black Mesa-affiliated website broadcasts intriguing emergency message


Could this mean the full Steam release is at hand?
Jan 05
Something's up over at BMRF.us (Black Mesa Research Facility), the website connected to the still-unfinished Half-Life remake Black Mesa: Source. On January 1, the site began looping an intriguing emergency bro... read
Metal Gear Solid

Fowl play: People fly like birds with this Metal Gear Solid PC mod


More gaming videos need Queen
Jan 05
Someone needs to drink more milk because their bones seem awfully hollow. Although osteoporosis is no laughing matter, this video of a person flying around as a bird certainly is. The capture comes from Metal Gear Solid V: G... read
Mods

There's a Donkey Kong Country mod for Doom


Demo now playable
Sep 11
I sometimes forget just how crazy Doom modders can get. Here's a firm reminder. This is a total-conversion mod by DooMero that, well, you see ... it's the Donkey Kong Country experience rebuilt in GZDoom. Which is to say it'... read
Valve

Valve releases Dota 2 mod tools and possibly Source 2 (or parts of it)


Speculation points to a 'soft launch' of the new engine
Aug 07
Valve has released an alpha build of its Dota 2 Workshop Tools which will enable folks to create, share, and play custom maps and game modes for Dota 2. That's going to be huge and if you played custom games in Warcraft III, ... read
3DS controller mod

Someone made a custom GameCube controller adapter for 3DS


Well, 2DS, if you want to be exact
Aug 06
A guy by the name of Loopy previously came out with video capture boards for 3DS, and now he's back with another cool project: a GameCube controller adapter. Why? Because he can. Here's a demonstration of Super Street Fighte... read
The Sims

Yep, The Sims 4 will support mods


You'd certainly hope so
Aug 04
The Sims 4 won't "include every single feature and piece of content we added to The Sims 3 over the last five years," according to its developers, but modding? Yeah, that's not going anywhere. Sims VIP has recapped details ou... read
Free

Play Mount & Blade: Warband for free on Steam this weekend


Steam Workshop and Mac/Linux now supported
Jul 10
If you've been on the fence about Mount & Blade: Warband, here's one way to spend your weekend. Now through Sunday at 1:00pm Pacific, the action game and its open-ended multiplayer battles are free to test out thanks to a... read
Mario Kart

These first Mario Kart 8 hacks are pretty benign


'Moo Moo Meadows' becomes 'Shitty luck course!'
Jul 07
Through a browser exploit, a group has successfully managed to edit Mario Kart 8's memory on the fly, allowing, right now, custom Wii U menu fonts, renamed courses, and the alteration of which music plays when. Watch a demon... read
Mods

Mod adds online co-op to Spelunky Classic


And that's not all
Jul 07
Thanks to a new mod released by YellowAfterLife, it's possible to play the original Spelunky cooperatively with another player online. Heck yeah! Download it here for free. The mod, Spelunky SD, also offers some bug fixes, tw... read
Elder Scrolls

That Elder Scrolls mod by way of Skyrim's engine is entering alpha soon


Yes!
Jul 07
Morrowind remains my favorite Elder Scrolls game, and soon, you'll get a chance to try it out by way of the Skyrim engine. A group of modders have been hard at work with the Skywind mod, which transforms the b... read
Dota 2

Dota Dash is Dota 2 mixed with Mario Kart


What could go wrong
Jul 07
Have you ever been in the heat of a good Dota 2 teamfight, enjoying yourself as you're blasting away your enemies, and wondered -- you know what would go great with Dota? Mario Kart! Well, you're in the right place... read
Divinity: Original Sin

Divinity: Original Sin has some moo-ving mod tools for players


Cow Simulator 2014 has all the prime cuts
Jun 28
If you've ever noticed a distinct lack of cows while playing Divinity, do I have good news for you! The Belgian-developed RPG will feature a mod that allows you to play Cow Simulator 2014, an example of what you can create w... read
Watch Dogs

Ubisoft comments on Watch Dogs' unused graphics settings


I don't know who's buying this justification, though
Jun 20
Modders have found settings in Watch Dogs' files that can be enabled to make the game look better and, in some cases, even improve performance. What's the deal with that? "The dev team is completely dedicated to getting the m... read
Gunpoint

Gunpoint gets Steam Workshop support and a new engine


Conveniently on sale right now, too
Jun 17
Designer Tom Francis is making a big push for Gunpoint this week: it's 75 percent off for 48 hours on Steam, and a major update has gone live for that version as well. Now's as good of time as any to try it out the stealth pu... read
Metal Gear

The original Metal Gear is being rebooted by independent modders


...and it will be all yours for free!
Jun 02
Are you a huge Metal Gear fan? Itching to get your hands on the game for one more run-through for old time's sake? What if I told you a group of independent modders had Konami's blessing to reboot the very first Metal Gear ga... read






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