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  • Source SDK 2013 adds Linux, Mac and Oculus Rift support

    Attention current and would-be mode developers: Valve’s free Source SDK has been updated with a swag of new features.

  • Saints Row 3 mod tools are a test for Saints Row 4

    Volition are set to release “what is essentially a full sdk” for Saints Row: The Third over the coming months, one of the chief Saints Row modders has revealed.

  • Battlefield 4 will not have mod support

    DICE has confirmed what many of you no doubt predicted; the PC version of Battlefield 4 will not offer mod support.

  • Baldur’s Gate recreated in Neverwinter Nights 2 engine by modding group

    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 […]

  • Witcher 2 mod tools now available to all

    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.

  • Witcher modtools slip out into the wilds

    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, […]

  • GMOD creator: “If a lawsuit is the only other option left we’d rather rebrand”

    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.

  • Minerva out now on Steam

    Much-praised Half-Life 2 mod Minerva, which earned its creator a job at Valve, is now available directly through Steam.

  • Oculus Rift Virtual Boy emulator released

    Now you can recreate the experience of using the world’s worst commercial gaming VR headset with the best one.

  • Mirror’s Edge mod adds Oculus Rift support

    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.

  • Torchlight 2 update adds GUTS modding system

    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 […]

  • TimeSplitters Rewind: mod team working with Crytek, loads of new details

    The team behind TimeSplitters Rewind, a non-commercial HD blend of all three TimeSplitters games, works closely with license holder Crytek.

  • DayZ mod update increases zombie aggro, adds archery features

    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 […]

  • StarCraft Universe MMO mod now available

    The notorious StarCraft Universe, an amazing StarCraft 2 mod, has finally been published through

  • Aliens: Colonial Marines modders working to improve Gearbox’s shooter

    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 […]

  • RAGE Tool Kit coming to Steam today

    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 […]

  • DayZ patch adds bloodborne virus, new weapons

    ArmA 2 mod DayZ has been patched, adding a ton of new features. There’s a collection of weapons and food, two new vehicles and the ability to catch viruses and flip ATVs (good luck with that, Dan), for example. Zombies can now damage your vehicle, pull you from it, or even spawn inside unoccupied vehicles, […]

  • DayZ creator: Origins mod “awesome” but title “unfortunate”

    DayZ developer Dean “Rocket” Hall has no issues with ArmA 2 mod DayZ: Origins, despite his dislike of certain other competitors.

  • Red Orchestra 2 added to Steam Workshop catalogue

    Managing your mods for Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad just got a lot easier, thanks to the addition of Steam Workshop support.

  • Serious Sam 3 joins Steam Workshop

    Croteam’s Serious Editor has joined the ranks of the Steam Workshop-compatible. The tools were in beta for a short time, so the suite has gone live with more than 60 mods already available, including multiplayer and survival mode maps, character skins, and weapon and enemy modifications. The Editor should be available to all Serious Sam […]

  • Left 4 Dead 2: user-created Back to School campaign available today

    After three years in development, the fan-made Back to School campaign for Left 4 Dead 2 is finally available for download. You can head on over to the dev team’s ModDB page to pick it up for yourself now, but you should probably watch the kinda completely awesome trailer they’ve released for their work first. […]

  • Witcher website countdown explained

    Witcher dev CD Projekt RED has started a countdown on its official site. The timer will count down to the 8th Birthday of The Witcher Forums, and will trigger a series of clebrations involving fans. Aww, what a lovely bunch. More details below.

  • RAGE mod tools still inbound

    RAGE fans have been waiting for mod tools since the multi-platform shooter launched a year ago, but a tweet from id’s John Carmack suggests they’re still in the works. Carmack says the modding suite is due “real soon now” but has been delayed by work DOOM 3: BFG Edition; he also mysteriously referenced “poor decisions […]

  • Battlefield 3 colour grade option axed

    Battlefield 3 won’t be receiving an option to fiddle with its colour settings after all.

  • Battlefield 3 patch to add colour grading console command

    Battlefield 3 will allow advanced users to fiddle with colour grading as of the next patch, replacing an banned mod.

  • Far Cry 3 Minecraft mod due before the end of the month

    Over on the Far Cry blog, Ubisoft has announced that it will release a mod pack bringing the world of Far Cry 3 to Minecraft come October 26. The pack apparently includes modifications to “environments, weapons and tools”, “key Far Cry 3 locations and characters, including Vaas, Jason and Citra” and over 50 easter eggs […]

  • Red Orchestra developer sees “zero downside” to modding

    Red Orchestra developer Tripwire Interactive is more than happy for fans to get creative tinkering around with its games.

  • Battlefield 3 colour mod could result in hack ban

    Heads up, Battlefield 3 fans: DICE doesn’t look kindly on you bringing mods to matches. Commenting on a mod which adds a splash of colour to the military shooter, DICE’s Gustav Halling said using “those hacks” could result in permanent bans, because it’s a “proper cheat”, not a brightness mod. Best to know this now […]

  • The Legend of Grimrock’s Dungeon Editor will release tomorrow

    The Legend of Grimrock’s Dungeon Editor will be released tomorrow, October 4, according to the official website. Already, over 150 mods have been published on Steam Workshop and Grimrock Nexus. The editor contains a lengthy list of changes and fixes as a result of beta testing, and can be found here. Thanks, Blue.

  • Morrowind Overhaul 3.0 is now available, is rather lovely

    Morrowind Overhaul 3.0, which was created by the modding community, was released over the weekend. If you have Morrowind for PC, this is definitely worth checking out. Overhaul 3.0 was created with mods that cover nearly nine years of work, and the wiki can be visited to note the latest changes, and provide you with […]