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Gaming Today Dragon Quest XI gets amazing Ochestral score thanks to modders

If there's one thing most fans would change about Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Agen it's the MIDI style music. It's not that the songs themselves are bad, per-say, it's just the instrumentation used is a little, well, jarring to some...Modders to the rescue, however, as modder Canzah brings us a brand new, absolutely amazing orchestral version of th...

 

Gaming Today System Shock: Enhanced Edition Source Port Update adds mod support, 4K and more...

System Shock has been getting a lot of love recently, with development studio Nightdive reviving the property with an upcoming remake of the game, in the meantime however, the Enhanced Edition has brought high resolution textures, assets and other enhancements to the game.This past week, a new update to this Enhanced Edition, named The Source Port Update, ha...

 

Gaming Today Monster Hunter World Mod fixes HDR & adds new features

Ah, high dynamic range. It's all the rage these days with the high end gaming monitors, and it's aim is to provide a more realistic difference between blacks and whites, to allow bright objects to be as bright as they can be while allowing blacks to remain both dark and preserve object detail.It's kind of annoying therefore that Monster Hunter World has a so...

 

Gaming Today No Man's Sky NEXT mod collection hugely improves the game

No Man's Sky was met with a somewhat negative reception when it originally released back in 2016, but it's recent update, NEXT, has given the game something of a renascence, largely thanks to it's added multiplayer features and new gameplay elements. This has naturally lead to a resurgence of the modding scene for the game, and for one modder, Redmas, a coll...

 

Gaming Today Yakuza 0 Modding kicks off with this Visual Enhancement Mod

Fans of Sega’s Yakuza series have long been clamouring for a PC port of the game, and that wish was recently granted with the release of Yakuza 0, which of course meant mods being created for the game was not too far behind.The first of these mods has now been released, called the Special K mod by user Kaldaien, makes some visual changes to the game’s visual...

 

Gaming Today Aliens: Colonial Marines's biggest bug was caused by a one letter typo

Aliens: Colonial Marines is pretty infamous for being a huge critical flop, largely due to mismanagement by Gearbox software, with the end product being rushed, buggy and ultimately failing to live up to fan expectation.There's no better example of this issue than that found by the one of the developers of TemplarGFX's Overhaul mod, which aims to fix a lot o...

 

Gaming Today System Shock is getting it's first campaign mod - 24 years after release

We love taking joy in the fact that classic titles from years gone by are still being kept alive and well by their modding communities, it's a staple of our site and it's long heritage. This is a bit of a unique story, though, as I think this is the first time a game has only just had it's first ever campaign mod created and released, a whopping twenty-four...

 

Gaming Today Diablo's source code has been reverse engineered

Many gamers have been waiting for Blizzard to announce a new Diablo game for many years, but despite the lack of official activity, the modding scene for the series is alive and well thanks it's very enthusiastic fanbase. This has culimated with modder / "hacker" Galaxyhaxz this past week managing to reverse engineer the source code for the original Diablo....

 

Gaming Today The new tool that can mod Nintendo Switch games

There's a new tool that has been released by the Switch hacking community this past week, and the brand new program, LayeredFS, allows modders to replace things such a models and sprites within Switch games, as well as manipulate text to allow other types of modding. Now, before you run off to find this tool and download it, a word to the wise;  there's a ve...