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SimCity designed to support mods

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 07, 2012 12:30pm PST

Maxis has promised that GlassBox, the new engine behind the upcoming SimCity "reboot" will offer modding tools for the community.


"If we start working on it now, we can have the art ready by the time the game launches. To the ..."

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Blizzard mod 'StarCraft Master' coming soon

By Jeff Mattas, Mar 02, 2012 7:15pm PST

StarCraft Master, a new official single player StarCraft 2 mod by developer Blizzard, will be available soon.


"Neat, but I've kinda burnt out and lost interest until HotS. Don't think this will change much. "

- Freon see all 4 comments

Skyrim gets HD texture pack, Portal 2 Space Sphere

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 07, 2012 11:30am PST

Canny Steam users had spotted records indicating an official high-resolution texture pack might be the surprise teased for the launch of Skyrim's PC mod Creation Kit, and it did indeed arrive today, but there's something else too--Portal 2's adorable Spac


"This is really the version I wish I played - apparently I played the beta version :("

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Fallout: New Vegas lead designer releases own balance mod

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 29, 2011 1:00pm PST

Fallout: New Vegas lead designer J.E. Sawyer has reworked the balance of Obsidian's post-apocalyptic RPG, amping up the difficulty and tinkering with items. Intriguingly, these changes come in a mod of Sawyer's own making, not any official patch.


"I really hope he doesn't get in trouble for this. It's good to have dev go rogue and see what ..."

- mrnails see all 9 comments

Skyrim PC tweak allows for in-game map 'street view'

By Xav de Matos, Nov 15, 2011 6:30pm PST

One of the most impressive Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim mods proves why the PC version is king. It allows players to zoom deep into the in-game world map, much like Google Street View.


"How about a minimap. It's not like we're still in the stone ages of gaming here."

- capt tripps see all 98 comments

Dungeon Defenders mod SDK released

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 14, 2011 10:00am PST

Fancy turning Dungeon Defenders into an FPS? With today's release of a full development kit, industrial modders can now make everything from new maps and characters to whole new modes and games.


"I'm playing it on my phone but the controls just don't keep up when it gets hairy but it looks ..."

- melkore see all 7 comments

StarCraft 2 official mods now available

By Steve Watts, Apr 06, 2011 8:45am PDT

Blizzard has now updated its official StarCraft 2 mods, and released the full versions complete with unlockable achievements and avatars.


"It's called Blizzard All Stars now and it's not going to be a clone, I heard it was pretty ..."

- Zek see all 17 comments

Thief-inspired Doom 3 Mod 'The Dark Mod' Released

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 19, 2009 10:15am PDT

The Dark Mod, a much-anticipated Doom 3 mod heavily inspired by Looking Glass Studios' seminal Thief first-person stealth series, has finally made...


"Thief was one of the greatest games ever created despite its flaws."

- dubiousbrick see all 51 comments

Play This Mod: Research & Development

By Nick Breckon, Jul 27, 2009 7:03pm PDT

Now that Comic-Con is out of the way, it's time to be hosting and posting about Matt Bortolino's incredible Half-Life 2: Episode Two mod Research &...


"Turns out I didn't even get close to finishing the mod--only got to the gnome that catches on ..."

- wviperw see all 71 comments

Steam Begins Offering User Created Mods

By Blake Ellison, Oct 03, 2008 1:11pm PDT

Update: The mods are now available for download and can be found under the "Not Installed" portion of Steam's "My Games" section. In addition,...


"Played it on a LAN recently--it's a LOT of fun. My favorite of the 5."

- kallanta see all 39 comments

Steam Begins Offering Mod Downloads This Week

By Chris Faylor, Sep 29, 2008 8:17am PDT

Expanding the breadth of its online PC digital distribution platform Steam, creator Valve has announced that it will begin offering free downloads...


"I'm kind of surprised Dystopia isn't on this list. I faded out of the community a while ago but ..."

- Archangel2007 see all 29 comments