Category Archives: Mods
Tue, Nov 26, 2013 | 23:14 GMT
Modding is still one of the best ways to develop and showcase your talent to the games industry, as Alexander J. Velicky’s success story proves. The creator of the enormous Falskaar mod for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim announced on the Bethesda forums that he has won an associate designer position at original Halo developer Bungie, which is now working on upcoming shared-worlds shooter Destiny. Crediting his success in landing his dream job to his modding history, Velicky thanked the community for their support over the years.
Tue, Aug 20, 2013 | 06:59 BST
Valve has dug out old Turtle Rock version of the original Left 4 Dead, and has released the beta version of Francis as a mod.
Thu, Jul 18, 2013 | 01:11 BST
Wed, Jul 03, 2013 | 23:50 BST
There is no excuse not to play Monaco: What’s Yours Is Mine now that it is available on your office Mac and comes with Steam Workshop support offering a world of user-created levels.
Thu, Jun 27, 2013 | 04:07 BST
Attention current and would-be mode developers: Valve’s free Source SDK has been updated with a swag of new features.
Mon, Jun 17, 2013 | 00:14 BST
Fri, Jun 14, 2013 | 00:14 BST
DICE has confirmed what many of you no doubt predicted; the PC version of Battlefield 4 will not offer mod support.
Wed, Jun 05, 2013 | 23:24 BST
Here’s a fairly incredible bit of modding work for you; BioWare’s classic RPG Baldur’s Gate completely remade in the Neverwinter Nights 2 engines, bringing it firmly into the third dimension. Called Baldur’s Gate Reloaded, it’s available via Nexusmods and requires you to have expansions as well as the core Neverwinter Nights 2 game. The mod was developed by a team of five as well as numerous contributors. Check out a trailer through the break.
Tue, May 14, 2013 | 00:42 BST
After quietly and temporarily escaping custody last week, CD Projekt’s REDkit, a modding suite for The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings, has finally made its official debut.
Fri, May 10, 2013 | 00:59 BST
CD Projekt had a bit of an accident this week and briefly released REDkit, its modding suite for The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings. The friendly developer has advised that any of those lucky enough to snaffle the early release are welcome to go ahead and use them; the official release is almost upon us, thankfully. “Please give us just a little bit more time (it’s almost here!)” community manager Marcin Momot said.
Thu, May 09, 2013 | 09:22 BST
Olympus Games CEO Skylar Kreisher has issued a statement addressing Garry’s Mod creator Garry Newman’s willingness to go to court over the question of who can use the term “GMOD”. The developer expressed regret that it has come to daggers drawn, swearing it had no intention to “attack” another developer and vowing only friendly intentions.
Wed, May 01, 2013 | 12:56 BST
Much-praised Half-Life 2 mod Minerva, which earned its creator a job at Valve, is now available directly through Steam.
Mon, Apr 29, 2013 | 03:17 BST
Now you can recreate the experience of using the world’s worst commercial gaming VR headset with the best one.
Mon, Apr 15, 2013 | 02:08 BST
If there is any combination more likely to result in lost lunches than first-person parkour and virtual reality, I really don’t want to try it.
Tue, Apr 02, 2013 | 06:46 BST
Good news for creative types today as Runic Games has released a new update for Torchlight 2 including the much-anticipated modding suite. GUTS boasts full Steam Workshop integration and even works in multiplayer. The latest version of the indie dungeon crawler is actually full of goodies, including new weapons, armour and pets; see the full patch notes on the Runic forums.
Fri, Mar 15, 2013 | 03:28 GMT
The team behind TimeSplitters Rewind, a non-commercial HD blend of all three TimeSplitters games, works closely with license holder Crytek.
Tue, Feb 26, 2013 | 01:04 GMT
The DayZ ArmA 2 mod has been updated with the usual pile of new content and fixes. Interesting highlights include resuable arrows; breakable arrows; and quivers. Alarmingly, zombies will now be slowly drawn towards players even when they’re not altered. Full patch notes are available on the mod’s forum. The mod version of DayZ was recently added to Steam; it’s frequently updated with new content, something Bohemia Interactive hopes to continue with the standalone release.
Tue, Feb 19, 2013 | 02:41 GMT
The notorious StarCraft Universe, an amazing StarCraft 2 mod, has finally been published through Battle.net.
Mon, Feb 18, 2013 | 22:10 GMT
Modders and power users have begun finding way to improve the Aliens: Colonial Marines experience on PC. Check out this Steam community post for an example of how far hobbyists have already gone in tweaking the game’s aesthetics; it’s expected that more weighty mods will follow shortly. Aliens: Colonial Marines released to a very poor critical reception and questions have been asked about its drawn-out development cycle.
Fri, Feb 08, 2013 | 17:18 GMT
Bethesda has announced that the RAGE tool kit will be released through Steam today. We looked on the site, and it doesn’t seem to be there just yet, so check back later on. The tool kit contains the “same tools used to create RAGE and it’s DLC, The Scorchers and provides everything you need to get started with modding the first-ever idTech 5 title.” The download is over 35GB, and before you download it, you may wish to read the id documents posted on the Bethesda Blog which in part discuss what “technically sophisticated and adventurous” modders will need to know beforehand. The kit will be available through the Tools section of Steam.