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Fans Are Expanding Portal’s Universe Even If Valve Won’t

Valve released Portal 2 in 2011, and that’s the last time players returned to the Aperture Science Enrichment Center, except as a backdrop for demoing new VR tech. The dream of exploring beyond the end of the second game has been kept alive, though, thanks to mods.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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System Shock Gets Its First Fan-Made Campaign Mod, 24 Years Later

A remake of the 1994 game System Shock by Night Dive Studios is due out sometime in the next few years, but fans who don’t want to wait can revisit the space horror game now in System Shock: ReWired, the first ever total campaign mod for the classic game.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Fallout: Cascadia Fan Project Looks To Bring Nature Back To The Wasteland

Fallout: Cascadia is a mod project for Fallout 4 that aims to create an entirely new story for the game in Seattle. Cascadia first surfaced a couple years back, and like all ambitious fan projects inspired by Bethesda games, progress ebbs and flows. This week, however, the team released an official teaser trailer that…Read more… […]

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Fan Project To Remake Diablo II Using StarCraft II Is Now Playable

The Curse of Tristram: Destruction’s End, a mod that takes the main campaign of Diablo II and recreates it using the StarCraft II engine, has been four years in the making. This weekend, creator Etienne Godbout finally released a playable version to the public on a test server.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Modders Are Still Working On The Never-Released Halo Online Game

Halo Online is a free-to-play version of the popular shooter series that was only ever offered in a closed beta test in Russia in 2015. After years on ice, a mod that makes it playable the world over is getting a brand new version on April 20.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Halo 5 Players Can Now Shoot Each Other On Board The Titanic

There’s a somewhat lesser known corollary to the “If you build it, they will come” line from the baseball movie Field of Dreams. It goes: “If you build it, someone will also build it in Halo 5.” Thanks to the game’s Forge map editor, players have been pumping out all sorts of creations inspired by […]

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Fan-Made Prequel To Fallout: New Vegas Goes Into Beta After Nine Years In Development

Fallout: New California is a prequel mod to Fallout: New Vegas that fans of the early Fallout games began working on back in 20o9. Now, in the project’s most recent update, the makers say the game is finally playable from start to finish.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Fan-Made Prequel To Fallout: New Vegas Goes Into Beta After Nine Years In Development

Fallout: New California is a prequel mod to Fallout: New Vegas that fans of the early Fallout games began working on back in 20o9. Now, in the project’s most recent update, the makers say the game is finally playable from start to finish.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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‘Fallout 3 In Fallout 4’ Mod Canceled After Team Talks To A Lawyer

The team behind The Capital Wasteland Project, a mod to recreate Fallout 3 inside Fallout 4, has canceled the project after consulting with both Bethesda and outside legal counsel. “This was honestly one of the hardest decisions I’ve had to make,” the project’s lead programmer, NafNaf_95, tweeted yesterday.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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New Mod Lets You Play Breath Of The Wild As Linkle

Link’s great and all, but The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild’s world is too beautiful to explore as him alone. That’s why players have modded other characters into the game, ranging from Sonic to Goku. Now there’s a mod adding one of the most obvious choices of all: Hyrule Warriors’ Linkle.Read more… Continue […]

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Half-Life Fan Game Has Messy Launch On Steam

In 2016 a demo was released Hunt Down the Freeman, a Half-Life 2 mod starring the leader of a squad beaten down by series hero Gordon Freeman. It was not very good. Last week the standalone version of the mod went up for sale on Steam, and it’s a huge mess. Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Creator Of Amazing Division Screenshot Mod Swiftly Banned For Life

At the beginning of the month a modder from Finland updated a program that lets players of the 2015 game The Division take jaw-dropping screenshots. On Tuesday of this week, just over a week later, he was informed by the game’s publisher that he’s been banned from the game forever.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Recreating Oblivion In Skyrim Means Paying Close Attention To Trees

Skyblivion is a project by a volunteer team of modders to recreate the map for The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion inside Skyrim. It’s been years in the making, dating back to 2012, and the team recently released an updated trailer to showcase their accomplishments so far. Their progress will give you a new appreciation…Read more… […]

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Skyrim Expansion Mod ‘Lordbound’ Shows Off Environments In New Trailer 

Started back in 2015, Lordbound is a mod for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim that adds new locations and quests to the already sprawling game. Scheduled to come out sometime in 2018, the team behind it released a new trailer this weekend showing off some of the new locations players will be able to visit.Read […]

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Mass Effect Graphics Mod Makes Garrus’ Scales Even More Detailed 

2017 came and went without any word from Bioware on when and if a proper remaster of the Mass Effect trilogy will ever happen. Fortunately the first game in the series is still getting new updates via mods that add new textures and character details, including better beard hair for Joker.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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