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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...

 

Gaming Today Battlefront II Saga Edition overhauls this classic game

Here's a mod well worth checking out for the original Star Wars: Battlefront II, a game still very popular with modders and GameFront visitors, and that's a new mod called Sega Edition, which aims to improve the entire game with new units, heroes and not one but TWO brand new eras.It features over 60 new playable units, over 40 new heroes, over 50 new vehicl...

 

Gaming Today Nexus Mods reports security breach has leaked user info

Nexus Mods, a website many here are no doubt familiar with, have reported today that it has suffered a major data breach in November of this year, which has allowed a "potentially malicious third-party actor" to access personal data for a "small number" of users.The data that has been breached includes email addresses, as well as password salts and hashes. A...

 

Gaming Today Here's how Halo: Reach will still support mods officially

There's been some concern that despite assurances from 343 Industries that mod support will be coming for the game, albeit not when it launches, that the multiplayer and anti-cheat aspects of the game may put a halt on those plans.The good news is that an employee from 343 Industries has clarified on the Halo subreddit that official mod support is indeed act...

 

Gaming Today Turn Cal into The Joker with this Jedi: Fallen Order mod

Most games are guaranteed one of two mods within the first month of their launch, either Thomas The Tank Engine in some form or another, much like Sekiro, or turning the main character into The Joker, as happened with Red Dead 2's PC release.It seems The Joker has won out over Thomas this time around though, as a new mod for Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order turn...

 

Gaming Today 2019 Mod & Indie Of The Year Search Has Begun!

The 18th Annual Mod of the Year and Indie of the Year Awards have officially kicked off. A voting booth has been added to all mod profiles on our sister sites, ModDB and IndieDB, and for the next four weeks player votes will determine the Top 100 (announced December 11) and the overall winner announced shortly after Christmas.Last year the ModDB community vo...

 

Gaming Today S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Goes 4K with this amazing overhaul mod

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. is still a hugely popular series of games, but it's hard to deny that they're starting to show their age a little, such is the case with S.T.A.L.K.E.R: Call of Pripyat. The good news is, the modding scene is still alive and well to rectify this, as is the case with this new UHD texture and graphics mod from Dante.The mod adds Ultra HD textures...