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Just Cause 3 multiplayer photo
Just Cause 3 multiplayer

Modders are bringing multiplayer to Just Cause 3


They move fast
Dec 31
// Jordan Devore
If you expected the modders responsible for giving Just Cause 2 multiplayer to do the same thing for Just Cause 3, well, you aren't going to be disappointed. A month after the game's release, they are already far enough into production that there's a trailer offering an early glimpse at the mod. JC3-MP isn't available for download yet, and there's no ETA, but it's coming.
XCOM Long War photo
XCOM Long War

The XCOM: Long War mod team is making its own game


End of a long road
Dec 29
// Nic Rowen
I always love it when the creators of a great mod strike out and make their own thing. That's exactly what the minds behind the excellent XCOM mod, Long War, are doing. The team, now branded under the cheeky name of Long War ...
Star Wars in Fallout photo
Star Wars in Fallout

Lightsabers in Fallout 4 is, scientifically speaking, something the Internet should like


But you can never really tell
Dec 22
// Brett Makedonski
Possibly the laziest route to garnering online favor is to take a thing the Internet likes and put it in another thing the Internet likes. There are countless examples of this all the time, but a good recent one is the Batma...
Hotline Miami 2 photo
Hotline Miami 2

You can now make your own Hotline Miami 2 levels


DIY bloodbaths, now freely available
Dec 11
// Joe Parlock
At long last, Dennaton has finally released an early beta of the mod tools for Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number. It’s only available for Window, but you’re now able to make your own custom maps. A tutorial released b...
NexusMods security photo
NexusMods security

Change your passwords: NexusMods suffers database breach


Or, a 'potential' one, at least
Dec 07
// Josh Tolentino
I hope you've got your password strategies down because you'll have to think up a new one if you've got an account at Nexus Mods, the popular mod repository. According to a statement posted by site founder Robin "Dark0ne...
Project M photo
Project M

Popular Smash Bros. mod Project M ceases development


Long live Melee?
Dec 02
// Myles Cox
The rise of the Super Smash Bros. Melee tournament scene has been almost impossible to ignore, even to casual players of the series. Even as of this year (year three of Luigi, mind you), Smash players travel all across t...
Toy Story mod photo
Toy Story mod

Buzz Lightyear is a good look in Fallout 4


Fun with mods
Dec 01
// Steven Hansen
Toy Story's Buzz Lightyear has come to Fallout 4, which is probably beyond infinity from some perspective. This very spot on power armor can be put on Paladin Danse with a little bit or work (and a little download of the mod). The hood really does sell the ensemble. Don't forget it. Instructions are on the mod page (you'll have to manually give Danse the armor, but it's all pretty simple.
Fallout photo
Fallout

Fallout: The Story is recreating Fallout 1 in New Vegas


"You're a hero... and you have to leave"
Nov 26
// Joe Parlock
There are plenty of people who’ve been introduced to the Fallout series thanks to the recently released Fallout 4. That means there are also plenty of people who might like to go back and play the older games to see ho...
Fallout 4 photo
Fallout 4

Fallout 4 Script Extender has arrived, and with it the ability to make bigger mods for the game


Early initial release, but give it time
Nov 23
// Joe Parlock
Bethesda games are known for being modding playgrounds, and Fallout 4 is no exception. It’s only been out for about two weeks, but there’s already plenty of worthwhile mods floating around. Sevral mods for Skyrim,...
Fallout 4 cut weapon photo
Fallout 4 cut weapon

Cut Fallout 4 weapon resurrected by modder


Harpoons thrust into the sky
Nov 20
// Nic Rowen
From the murky brine of cut content and dummied out items, modder xxdeathknight72xx has returned to the surface with a most intriguing treasure. A curious harpoon gun that never made it into the game proper. The harpoon gun ...
We are all 12 photo
We are all 12

The dialogue in Fallout 4 is so much better as farts


I can't stop laughing at this
Nov 18
// Jed Whitaker
Some evil genius decided to completely redo all the voice dialogue in Fallout 4, only instead of words he uses fart sounds. Bethesda spent years writing and recording this dialogue, while this person made it better in just ov...
Fallout 4 photo
Fallout 4

Fallout 4 mod lets you see full sentence dialogue prompts


No more accidental choices
Nov 18
// Laura Kate Dale
Fallout 4's streamlined dialogue options have been a divisive subject among players. Some love the more minimal interface, while others like myself wish we had a clearer idea of what exactly we were about to say. Thankfully, ...
Fallout 4 photo
Fallout 4

We need to dirty that Pip-Boy up a little bit


As carefully as possible, of course
Nov 17
// Brett Makedonski
Anyone who got their hands on the wrist-encapsulating replica Pip-Boy with their copy of Fallout 4 might feel a dissonance between the dirty, grimy in-game world and the shiny coat of paint on the device. For a place wh...
Hotline 2 level editor photo
Hotline 2 level editor

Hotline Miami 2 level editor beta hitting next month


Happy murder maze designer
Nov 17
// Nic Rowen
It's been a little while since we last heard about the “almost ready” level editor for Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number. But good things come to masked murderers who lie in wait and our patience has finally been rewa...
MLB photo
MLB

Major League Baseball is coming after a Big Papi Fallout 4 mod


Wicked uncool
Nov 13
// Brett Makedonski
Fallout 4 takes place in Boston, the home of Major League Baseball team the Red Sawwwx. In fact, the club's stadium, Fenway Park, serves a large role as one of the bigger settlements and markets in the game. One NPC eve...
Take-Two photo
Take-Two

Take-Two apparently sent private investigators to the house of a GTA V modder


Handed modder a phone to talk with rep
Nov 10
// Joe Parlock
A Grand Theft Auto V modder claimed on reddit that Take-Two sent private detectives to his house in an apparent attempt to intimidate him into ceasing all development on his mods.   In August, the creators of the mod Fiv...
Alien: Isolation photo
Alien: Isolation

A modder has taken the Alien out of Alien: Isolation


And I bet it's still fantastic
Nov 09
// Brett Makedonski
The first time I played Alien: Isolation, I was at developer Creative Assembly's studio in Horsham, England. The game hadn't been announced yet and we were the first non-Sega people to see it. There was the briefest of introd...
Killing Floor 2 photo
Killing Floor 2

Make a map in Killing Floor 2 and win some money, maybe


Make the Destructoid HQ, please
Nov 03
// Zack Furniss
...I didn't write about this? With all the Killing Floor 2 stuff I write I could have sworn that I did. This is bad. What else have I forgotten? Who...am I? I'll deal with that later. If you have any mappin' skillz, you ...
Call of Duty mods photo
Call of Duty mods

Black Ops III embracing mods on PC next year


Good show, Treyarch
Nov 02
// Jordan Devore
Call of Duty: Black Ops III is going to look a whole lot different next year on PC. Series fans have wanted robust mod support for years now, and Treyarch is listening. Players will be able to create not only maps in Black Op...
Deus Ex photo
Deus Ex

Deus Ex: Revision gives the classic a major overhaul


I wanted orange! It gave me lemon-lime!
Oct 14
// Joe Parlock
Deus Ex came out 15 years ago. 15 long, unrelenting years ago. While it’s often considered to be one of the greatest games ever made, other people argue that some elements of the game felt outdated back when it came ou...
GTA V photo
GTA V

How the hell are these GTA V vehicle videos still so satisfying?


I want to go back and play again
Sep 25
// Chris Carter
Every time I see another hilarious Grand Theft Auto V video, I want to go back and play the game. This video is no exception. Content creator BlackSmoke Billy has essentially employed a nuke mod and an invincibility mod...
Fun with Metal Gear photo
Fun with Metal Gear

'Come on, DD, we're taking the cardboard box!'


The last word in infiltration technology
Sep 16
// Jordan Devore
I see Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain as a game about expressing yourself in silly ways and sharing those absurd moments with anyone who will listen. Clearly, I am not alone. This latest example comes from James J, who has cardboard box sliding down to a science.
Fun with Metal Gear photo
Fun with Metal Gear

Who needs a puppy when you have Ocelot?


The barking killed me
Sep 11
// Jordan Devore
Today's going to be fantastic. One of the first things I saw after settling in for work was that funny character swap in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain that had Ocelot standing in for Quiet, showering with clothes on and posing seductively. If that was comedy gold, then this latest swap is a true diamond. Take particular note of Ocelot's curled toes toward the end of the clip.
Skyrim modding photo
Skyrim modding

Skyrim Script Extender is now on Steam, so you can easily fix Skyrim


Weird it's not on the Workshop though
Aug 13
// Joe Parlock
If you’ve done any level of Skyrim modding, you’ve probably come across Skyrim Script Extender. It’s an add-on which massively increases what mods can impact, and a lot of more intensive game-changing mods r...
Skyrim cartoon mod photo
Skyrim cartoon mod

'Toon Skyrim' mod looks bonkers


It's not out yet
Aug 10
// Chris Carter
Every so often, I'm compelled to install total conversion mods and replay an entire game over again. I might be doing that for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim in the future, if this early build of Toon Skyrim is any indicati...
Batman Arkham mod photo
Batman Arkham mod

Play as the director of Batman: Arkham Knight in this goofy mod


Bless modding
Aug 10
// Chris Carter
While I have no real affinity towards the console or PC platform (both are great!), I absolutely love the modding community and it's interesting to see what they can come up with. In addition to a host of playable characters...
Captain Rainbow Patch photo
Captain Rainbow Patch

Captain Rainbow translation complete, but needs someone to make a patch


Can anyone help make this a reality?
Aug 07
// Jed Whitaker
Nintendo fans have yearned for Captain Rainbow to be localized in English ever since its reveal in 2008, but that isn't likely to ever happen, officially. If you're not familiar with the game, it was predicted to be the ...
StarCraft II mod photo
StarCraft II mod

Not even StarCraft II is safe from Rocket League


Aqua League mod
Jul 28
// Jordan Devore
I wasn't kidding when I said that funny goal gif convinced me to download Rocket League. Psyonix's driving/soccer game is brilliantly designed, and now I'm obsessed with it like the rest of you. My infatuation even extends to...
Fallout: The Frontier photo
Fallout: The Frontier

Huge upcoming Fallout: New Vegas mod introduces nuclear winter


But all we have is a video for now
Jul 27
// Brett Makedonski
Those who play Fallout: New Vegas are used to an arid and hot landscape, but one upcoming mod based on Bethesda's 2010 game flips those tables. It's trading desert stereotypes for a frigid tundra environment, and it all...
FLUDD 64!? photo
FLUDD 64!?

Super Mario Sunshine meets Super Mario 64 DS thanks to modder


With working F.L.U.D.D. to boot!
Jul 22
// Jed Whitaker
A modder that goes by Fiachra has been combining the GameCube's Super Mario Sunshine with the DS' Super Mario 64 DS into one potentially glorious mashup. Super Mario Sunshine 64 has been in development since 2...

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