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Viruses in GTA V

Nasty virus found in two GTA V mods


Real criminals in the criminal sim
May 14
If you've installed the Angry Planes or NoClip mod for Grand Theft Auto V, you will definitely want to read this. Both mods have been found to include a virus that logs keys amongst other nasty things, such as spam bots that ... read
id Software

id Software wanted to pay for your mods in 1995


But it didn't
May 05
You might think that Valve's doomed mod payment program was the first of its kind, but it turns out that id Software co-founder John Romero wanted to reward Quake modders twenty years ago. "I've always believed that mod maker... read
Mortal Kombat X

Modder allows you to devastate as NPCs in Mortal Kombat X


Rain, Baraka, and Sindel playable on PC
Apr 17
Mortal Kombat X has only been out a few days on PC, but resourceful modders on reddit are already finding ways to add more content to the game. Perhaps most interestingly, one modder has taken a number of NPC characters from... read
InstaDoom

The original Doom gets a 'selfie support' fan mod


InstaDoom adds the narcissism Doom always needed
Feb 15
When Doom was first released, at least one person I knew was confused by it. "Where the heck am I? I don't see anyone here at all!" they squawked. "You are the player." 16-year-old me retorted brassily "You have to go around... 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
Total Chaos Mod

Total Chaos is an open-world survival horror mod for Doom II


Wad'a'Holic's total conversion isn't the Doom II you remember
Nov 30
One of my favorite things about PC gaming has to be the vibrant modding scene. It seems that creative modders are always coming up with something new and unexpected to do to our favorite titles. Whether it's a... read
GameCube on 3DS

One modder shows how to hook a GameCube controller up to your 3DS for $12


You have to know what you're doing though
Oct 01
One of the only problems I had with Super Smash Bros. for the 3DS was using the Circle Pad for a prolonged use of time. I actually got used to using the portable's controls over time, but the pad itself wears on my thumb... read
System Shock 2

This custom System Shock 2 PC is what my hacker-infested dreams are made of


Now I want to go replay System Shock 2
Aug 18
System Shock 2 is one of my all-time favorite games, and this custom PC featuring SHODAN is amazing. Granted, it's not a spot-on SHODAN, but it's close enough to make me more than a little moist and extremely jealous. TTLG f... read
Skyrim is finally worth it
Usually I just poke fun at Skyrim modders for rendering photo realistic horse vaginas, but I may finally play Skyrim just to play this mod aiming to recreate the first four levels of the tragically abandoned classic MediEvil.  MediEvil 3 and Bushido Blade 3. C'mon, guys. Needs to happen.   read feature

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
NeoTokyo

Ghost in the Shell inspired mod NeoTokyo gets full, free Steam release


Competitive multiplayer shooter
Jul 07
NeoTokyo started as a Half-Life 2 mod a decade ago. It was Greenlit on Steam almost two years ago. Now it's gotten its full release on Steam and it's free. Set in a futuristic Japan, the multiplayer shooter seems i... 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

Watch Dogs' E3 2012 graphical effects discovered in the PC version


So, mod tools are still an amazing thing
Jun 16
With nearly a month past release, it's safe to say the internet rage surrounding Watch Dogs' visual fidelity has largely passed. Still, fans have found ways to mod the PC version to look better, and not with the usual assortm... read
Jedi Knight II

Jedi Knight II HD remake mod is underway


Rejoice like Kyle and Jan on Yavin IV
Apr 17
Kyle Katarn lives on in an upcoming Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast HD remake mod from JDBArtist, our new lord and savior of the PC mod scene. Well, that might be a little extreme, but given how much this game means to me as par... read
Arma 3 dinosaurs

T-wrecked: Arma 3 getting a dinosaur mod


Arma does what Battfieldon't
Feb 24
Arma always seems like the reasonable next step for people who like Battlefield for its tactical or somewhat sim-like elements. Apparently it's the next destination for those who enjoy Battlefield's dinosaur Easter eggs as well, because someone is making a full dinosaur mod for Arma 3. I am excited for it. Dinosaurs should be the next zombie. Throw 'em in everything. read
Papers, Please

Mod adds Arstotzka from Papers, Please to Civ V


Best check those borders
Feb 14
Mashing two games together in a mod isn't always a recipe for success but this new mod for Civilization V looks like it might hit the mark. Steam user Snakeeater 337 has created a mod that adds Arstotzka, the country from Pap... read
Bully zombie mod

There's a zombie mod for Bully because of course there is


IN MY HEAAAAAAD
Jan 11
In gamers' quest to put zombies in every game that isn't zombies, there is a Bully zombie mod in progress. It's currently a free roam zombie sandbox, but the team is planning a storyline as well. The saving grace of any zomb... read
Skywind

Skywind modders release first developer video


Yes, mods can have dev diaries too
Jan 06
Last month saw the alpha release of Skywind, a Skyrim mod that transports players back to the land of Morrowind. More than just a rehash of old content, the developers have reworked and altered much of the original game's me... read
Just Cause

Just Cause 2 Multiplayer is ModDB's mod of the year


The website's readers obviously like chaos on a massive scale
Dec 27
The recently released multiplayer mod for Just Cause 2 has won the ModDB's Mod of the Year award. Fully released on Steam just two weeks ago, the mod allows a huge number of players to fight or race each other in the game's ... read
Xbox One controller adapt

Use a DualShock, mouse/keyboard, and more on Xbox One


Mod-ern romance
Dec 11
Thanks to the ChronusMAX, Xbox One owners aren't limited to the console's default controller. As the video shows, you can get DualShock 3, DualShock 4, Wii U Pro Controllers, PS3/360 fight sticks, and even mouse and keyboard... read
Garry's Mod

Garry's Mod has sold over 3.5M copies since release


The creator talks about the success and appeal of the mod
Nov 25
Garry's Mod, otherwise known as GMod, has been a long-time fixture of the Steam and PC gaming community. In it, player's can take existing character models, objects, and environments, and experiment with them in a variety of ... read
Rise of the Triad modding

Rise of the Triad adds quicksaving and releases mod tools


Create custom maps
Oct 31
The popular remake of Rise of the Triad is adding support for quicksaving, as well as releasing mod tools in patch 1.2. The Ludicrous Development Kit will let crafty people make their own multiplayer or single... read
Warcraft RTS

Modder creates World of Warcraft RTS with StarCraft II


Yeah, really
Oct 30
Steven Luo didn't have access to World of Warcraft when it came out nearly nine years ago, so he decided to make his own game using Warcraft III's editor tools. This year he ported the mod idea fully into StarCraft... read
Thief

Thief-inspired The Dark Mod is now a standalone release


If you can't wait for Eidos Montreal's game, this might tide you over
Oct 10
If like me you've been eagerly awaiting the release of Eidos Montreal's new Thief game, then this trailer for The Dark Mod might interest you. It's a full, standalone mod built in the Doom 3 engine that's been in the works f... read
Heroes of StarCraft

Heroes of StarCraft mod adds hero units to Civilization V


Why wouldn't you want Jim Raynor leading your troops?
Sep 29
I love mods, probably way more than I should, and it is always amazing the things that creative people can come up with. The Heroes of StarCraft mod for Civilization V, along with a partner mod by the same modder, adds hero u... read
Beavis and Butt-Head

Beavis and Butt-Head are in Civilization V now


Mod of the millenium
Aug 21
Like most long-running TV shows, the Beavis and Butt-Head show had its ups and downs, but when it was up, it was up. So, a crafty modder set out to relive the best moments of the two semi-lovable idiots in the best way he kne... read
Total War's Zelda mod

Hot damn: Total War's Legend of Zelda mod Hyrules


More Links than a Wikipedia article
Jul 25
I'm not the biggest Legend of Zelda fan, I'm not the biggest Medieval II: Total War fan, but I want to play this mod. That trailer sold me. Too bad I am terrible at any strategy that isn't turn-based. The mod, downloadable h... read

19-year-old spent a year making this amazing Skyrim mod


Featuring 25 hours of new content
Jul 17
Skyrim mods are the best, like the one we just featured that brings in Dishonored powers into Skyrim. This one, though, takes the cake. Falskaar is a new mod and it features nearly 25 hours of new content. That's new charact... read
Skyrim mod

New mod brings the powers of Dishonored to Skyrim


You can now wield Corvo's arsenal, including the handy Blink power
Jul 16
The Skyrim modding community continues to impress; this time it's a new mod entitled The Gift of the Outsider which has brought the powers wielded by Dishonored's protaganist Corvo into Skyrim. Blink, Devouring Swarm, Wind B... read






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