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The GTA Trilogy Remasters Look Great, But Shouldn’t Replace The Originals

Today Rockstar finally showed footage of the Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy remasters and they look surprisingly good, but also very different from the original games. This has raised concerns about erasing the series’ past, and also called to mind the fragmented state of game preservation.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Remastered GTA Trilogy Will Seemingly Feature GTA V-Style Controls And High-Res Textures

If Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – Definitive Edition was a boat, it would have sunk by now after all the recent leaks. First, there was the leaked rating information, then leaked achievements. Now, more details about how the game will play, box art, and its apparent PC specs have also slipped out into the […]

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How to Make Old PC Games Look (and Play) Better on a Newer Computer

One of the best things about being a PC gamer is that it’s almost always possible to get your old games running on your new computer. However, unlike playing retro console games on modern TVs, there’s no universal solution for making that happen. Owing to the myriad hardware and software configurations you might be… Read […]

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How to Make Old PC Games Look (and Play) Better on a Newer Computer

One of the best things about being a PC gamer is that it’s almost always possible to get your old games running on your new computer. However, unlike playing retro console games on modern TVs, there’s no universal solution for making that happen. Owing to the myriad hardware and software configurations you might be…Read more… […]

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How to Make Old PC Games Look (and Play) Better on a Newer Computer

One of the best things about being a PC gamer is that it’s almost always possible to get your old games running on your new computer. However, unlike playing retro console games on modern TVs, there’s no universal solution for making that happen. Owing to the myriad hardware and software configurations you might be…Read more… […]

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GTA Trilogy Remaster’s Achievements Seem To Have Leaked, And They’re Great

Another day, another bit of information leaks out from Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition. This time, dataminers have dug into files found in the Rockstar Games Launcher on PC and retrieved a full list of achievements players can attain in the remakes when they release later this year. Some of them…Read […]

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GTA Online Update Keeps Teleporting Entire Lobbies To A Single Player’s Home Base

Picture this. You’re playing GTA Online in a public lobby, doing your personal crimes and heists while other players go about their business. Suddenly, the screen goes black, and when it comes back up you’re in front of a home or garage entrance along with every other player in the lobby. Everybody is surprised,…Read more… […]

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Spelunky World Record Holder Busted As A Cheater

A player by the name of BarryMode has, for the last eight years, held the world record for a run through Spelunky. Not anymore, though, after fans discovered that he’d cheated, with the evidence clearly visible in the video he’d recorded of the run.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Deux Ex Gender Swap Lets You Play The Whole Game As A Woman

The Lay D Denton mod is a huge project that takes the original Deus Ex and lets you play through the whole thing not as a gruff cyberpunk dude, but as a gruff cyberpunk woman instead.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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The Whiteness of Skater XL’s Mods Is A Major Bummer

Skater XL, the skateboarding simulator developed by Easy Day Studios, is one of two more recent genre entries that attempts to capture the zeitgeist of EA’s Skate. The game plops you in a myriad of selectable maps, each replete with various obstacles (such as benches and rails) to trick over, all while skating as…Read more… […]

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The Whiteness of Skater XL’s Mods Is A Major Bummer

Skater XL, the skateboarding simulator developed by Easy Day Studios, is one of two more recent genre entries that attempts to capture the zeitgeist of EA’s Skate. The game plops you in a myriad of selectable maps, each replete with various obstacles (such as benches and rails) to trick over, all while skating as…Read more… […]

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The Whiteness of Skater XL’s Mods Is A Major Bummer

Skater XL, the skateboarding simulator developed by Easy Day Studios, is one of two more recent genre entries that attempts to capture the zeitgeist of EA’s Skate. The game plops you in a myriad of selectable maps, each replete with various obstacles (such as benches and rails) to trick over, all while skating as…Read more… […]

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Two Popular Team Fortress 2 Mods Temporarily Removed Due To ‘Arrangements’ With Valve

Here’s an odd bit o’ news: Two popular Team Fortress 2 mods have suddenly and mysteriously been removed from the internet and can no longer be downloaded. According to the devs, this is due to “arrangments with Valve” but neither team has explained what that means. According to devs for both mods, there’s nothing to…Read […]

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Despite Hype, Former Skyrim Mod The Forgotten City Is Kind Of A Mess

There is a special joy to a B game. B games are weird and messy and overly ambitious. Their reach exceeds their grasp, and I mean that as a positive trait. They are the games which stick with you in half-remembered fragments, or inexplicably vivid portraits. The Forgotten City is nothing if not a B […]

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Despite Hype, Former Skyrim Mod The Forgotten City Is Kind Of A Mess

There is a special joy to a B game. B games are weird and messy and overly ambitious. Their reach exceeds their grasp, and I mean that as a positive trait. They are the games which stick with you in half-remembered fragments, or inexplicably vivid portraits. The Forgotten City is nothing if not a B […]

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Skyrim x Chick-fil-A Is A Mod We Should All Be Playing

There’s a whole genre of videos out there of people pretending to be playing Skyrim in real-life situations, but it’s been a minute since I’ve seen one this good.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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It’s 2021 And I Can Still Be Impressed Seeing Skyrim Modded To Hell And Back

I wrote a short thing in 2012 about a copy of Skyrim that was running 100 mods at once, and I know you can’t see the data on the post itself, but it was at the time one of the most popular stories to have ever been published on the site.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Ambitious GTA Underground Mod Shutdown After Six Years Due To ‘Increasing Hostility’ From Take-Two

After months of Take-Two Interactive attacking and fighting GTA modders, the folks behind the long-in-development San Andreas mod, GTA Underground, have killed the project and removed it from the web over “increasing hostility” from Take-Two and fears of further legal problems.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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