Modding Group Wins Over $200,000 in Official Arma 3 Contest

Bohemia Interactive, developers of the Arma military FPS series, announced a modding contest, called Make Arma Not War, way back in December 2013. They offered modders a combined €500,000 in cash prizes in exchange for Arma 3 mod submissions in five different categories. Recently, they revealed the list of winners. » 3/27/15 6:00am Friday 6:00am

Yeah Boy, Someone Figured Out How To Mod Hearthstone

Cards featuring top Hearthstone players. Cards with Flava Flav. The "healing" tune from Pokemon centers. These are just some of the many possibilities that open up when Hearthstone is modded. » 3/25/15 7:33pm Wednesday 7:33pm

Here's the latest screenshot of the Brutal Doom v20 mod which, after numerous delays, might finally see the light of day in late April. The shot depicts a level from the Starter Pack—an original, 30-level campaign, enhanced with Brutal Doom, designed to run without any official Doom files. » 3/20/15 8:30am 3/20/15 8:30am

A Rocket Crossed with a Helicopter? Only in Kerbal Space Program

Fans Spent Three Years Remaking Halo's Best Level

Halo's "The Silent Cartographer" level is widely considered to be legendary—that's just how good it is. But at least a few fans thought that they could improve on the level, and they've devoted the last few years to rebuilding The Silent Cartographer from the ground up. » 3/10/15 5:00pm 3/10/15 5:00pm

The Elder Scrolls is Ready for Total War

Nearly all the Scrolls games talk up great battles, but you never actually get to fight one. Now there's a Medieval II: Total War: Kingdoms mod to change that. » 3/04/15 6:00am 3/04/15 6:00am

Capcom Takes Co-op Out Of Resident Evil, Clever Modders Put It Back In

When Capcom revealed Resident Evil: Revelations 2 wouldn't have local co-op on the PC, the intrepid modding community immediately went to work. The result? Local co-op on the PC. » 2/27/15 7:15pm 2/27/15 7:15pm

Modders Are Bringing Back Resident Evil's Awful Voice Acting

Resident Evil's original voice acting was atrocious. The lines were cheesy and the delivery wooden. "Jill, here's a lockpick. It might be handy if you, the master of unlocking, take it with you." But it has a fond place in my heart. I didn't blame Capcom for writing and recording new material for REmake, but I'm so… » 1/27/15 12:15pm 1/27/15 12:15pm

Resident Evil Modders Have Removed The Game's Doors

If there's a new Resident Evil, there will eventually be a mod to remove (or mitigate) the series' iconic door animations. The latest update to the original game has now joined the club, thanks to a modder named Sectus, allowing people to move from room-to-room a few seconds faster. » 1/26/15 11:00am 1/26/15 11:00am

The Hackers and Cheaters Who Break Pokémon 

Nearly every Pokémon player I know has, at one point during their career as a trainer, handled a hacked Pokémon. Even prominent Pokemon players have been suspected of cheating, and in a single competition, The Pokémon Company has caught thousands of cheaters at once. Pokemon's online bank system, which stores… » 1/15/15 1:30pm 1/15/15 1:30pm

The Secret Trade in Unreleased Games

You've probably seen videos of unannounced or cancelled games. Not necessarily the older retro stuff, but more recent things like Star Wars Battlefront 3 or Stranglehold 2. Did you know there's a keen, and occasionally zealous, culture of collectors and traders passing these things around? » 11/27/14 6:00am 11/27/14 6:00am

RoboCop's ED-209 stands proudly over a flaming wreckage in GTA IV. Hopefully GTA V will have (at least) the same level of modding support on PC—giving up all this crazy cool stuff would be a real shame. This one was made veteran modder JulioNIB; there's videos and screenies below, and you can download the mod here. » 11/24/14 8:30am 11/24/14 8:30am

This is a Skyrim screenshot. It's from DSOGaming's latest roundup of ENBSeries-modded Skyrim shots, proving, once again, that Skyrim can be the planet's prettiest game to take photos of—provided you take the time set up those mods, and have the (beastly) rig to support all that eye candy. Look below for more. » 10/06/14 8:30am 10/06/14 8:30am

Sims 4 Mods Add Teen Pregnancy, Incest and Polygamy

Mods allow players to add nearly anything they want to The Sims 4—and this includes stuff that could be considered to be on the more on the taboo side of things. » 9/23/14 3:30pm 9/23/14 3:30pm

And the Blood Goes: 'Drip. Drip. Drip.'

SGtMarkIV, developer of Brutal Doom, writes in the description of his new video: "On v19 the dripping blood always looked the same and had an annoying sound. Now the blood will drip in different amounts depending of how much blood has hit the ceiling, and with much better new sounds." » 9/01/14 10:00am 9/01/14 10:00am