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Gaming Today Game Streaming The End for Modding & Game Preservation?

With the news that Google's Stadia Pro service has launched to the mainstream, and GeForce Now providing some, albeit suffering, competition, it begs the question; what would the long term future of game streaming services hold for the game modding and preservation scenes?It's a genuine question, given the sheer proliferation and research going into the tech...

 

Gaming Today Fallout 4: New Vegas mod releases new teaser trailer

It's been a while since we last reported on the project to port Fallout: New Vegas to the Fallout 4 engine, but fear not, the mod is alive and well, with the team releasing a brand new trailer this week showcasing their project.The mod is created by Sir_Bumfrey_Diggles, along with several others who are working on the project. They've already ported over sev...

 

Gaming Today Half-Life: Alyx official mod tools have been released

People have made all kinds of incredible mods for Half-Life: Alyx already, from porting levels from Half-Life 2 to allowing you to play the game without a VR headset, should you really, really want to. The good news is the scene is about to get a whole lot bigger thanks to the release of the official mod tools and Steam Workshop support.The new tools went li...

 

Gaming Today Beyond Skyrim Update Explores The Island Of Roscrea

We've covered the Beyond Skyrim project on GameFront before, but, for those who aren't aware, it's a project to bring areas from the rest of Tamriel into Skyrim, including Morrowind and Cyrodiil. The team has now released a new development diary, and it shows off The Island Of Roscrea in more detail.Roscrea is an island located northeast of Skyrim and featur...

 

Gaming Today Morrowind Rebirth celebrates 18th anniversary with major update

In yet another milestone that makes me feel my age, The Elder Scrolls 3: Morrowind turned 18 this past week - and the team behind the Morrowind Rebirth mod are celebrating in style with a new, major update.If you're not familiar with Morrowind: Rebirth, it's an incredible total conversion that revamps the environments, soundtrack, weapons, and NPCs, and it's...

 

Gaming Today Playing Dark Souls 3 with a Ring Fit is now a thing

If you want to get your heart rate up in more ways than one, then this mod for Dark Souls 3 is for you, as one creative player has managed to get the game working with his Nintendo Switch Ring Fit.It's not the most terrible idea... no, I take that back, it is a terrible idea on so many levels, but it makes more sense than a Guitar Hero controller at least. B...

 

Gaming Today Half-Life: Alyx is getting a level editor soon

Valve have confirmed they're currently working on a level editor for Half-Life: Alyx which would consist of a subset of Source 2 development tools to allow modders to create their own maps for the game.We knew one was likely coming, as Steam has listed the game includes a level editor since day one, and Valve's website states that "A set of Source 2 tools fo...

 

Gaming Today Mod brings Half-Life 2 to Alyx's VR engine (already)

I was expecting this to happen, but perhaps not quite this quickly. It seems modder Vect0r had no intention of hanging around to play Alyx, though, as he's already brought out a demo of Half-Life 2 running within the game, less than a week after it;s release.There's been other ways to try Half-Life 2 in VR, such as via Garry's Mod, and there's already a port...

 

Gaming Today This mod adds raytracing to Resident Evil 2 remake

Resident Evil 2 is already pretty impressive, graphically speaking, but thanks to this mod, you can now take the experience to the next level by adding raytracing effects to the game, overhauling the lighting and the shadows in the game to make it much darker and frankly, scarier.The video below shows the mod, created by Massihancer, in action. It's not true...

 

Gaming Today Experience Doom Eternal in Serious Sam with this mod

Want to get a taste of Doom Eternal while you wait for the price to come down? Or do you just enjoy mods that introduce gratuitous violence to a game? Well good news, as Serious DOOM is an amazing new mod for Serious Sam that closely replicates the Doom Eternal experience.The mod adds various gameplay mechanics from Doom Eternal to the original Serious Sam,...

 

Gaming Today This Dark Souls 2 mod looks absolutely jaw-dropping

We love Dark Souls here at GameFront, as I know you do too, but it's fair to say the first two games in the series are starting to, well, show their age, maybe just a little. This amazing new mod known as Flames of Old aims to bring Dark Souls 2 up to 2020 standards, though.Created by modder Stayd, it changes the game's shaders, lighting and other visuals, i...

 

Gaming Today Play Resident Evil 2 as Geralt with this mod

Everyone loves the awesome Resident Evil 2 remake, and everyone loves Geralt of Rivia, so it was inevitable that the two would collide at some point. That time has now come with this pretty excellent new mod that adds Geralt to the game.Admittedly he doesn't quite fit into the vibe of Resi 2, but who cares, right? He's looking sufficiently badass in his armo...

 

Gaming Today MechWarrior 5 official mod tools have been released

Piranha Games have now officially launched their modding tools and rolled out modding support in-game for MechWarrior 5, allowing modders to create their own maps, weapon mods and more.The company have now released the official editor tools on the Epic store, along with a how-to guide to using them, with tutorials on how to create a map, spawn AI and create...

 

Gaming Today Skywind Project releases new development update

The team over at the Skywind project, which aims to re-create the world of The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind in the much more modern Skyrim engine, have released a new development video which shows off a lot of the progress made and new features in the mod.It's been a while since we last heard from the Skywind team, but they're back with brand new environment...

 

Gaming Today Here's ModDB's Top Ten Mods of 2019

Our sister site ModDB has been holding their annual Mod of the Year contest, and as ususal, fans have been voting for which mod they believe deserves the top prize. This year saw many compelling entries, however in the end it was Empire At War Remake: Galactic Civil War that took out 1st place, followed closely by the popular Ultimate Apocalypse and Thrawn's...