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Gaming Today Playing Dark Souls in the Dark

There's been a lot of creative mods for Dark Souls lately, often taking the fiendishly difficult game and making it even harder. People are just suckers for punishment, I guess.  The latest mod of this kind to come down the pike comes from modder Notaprofi, and plunges the entire game into intense darkness. Only the immediate area where the player stands is...

 

Gaming Today Bloodborne Map found in Dark Souls Remastered ends up a GTA V Mod

Game secrets have always been a side interest of mine, especially when you look at older titles, with the plethora of cut assets, content, and often even entire levels. It was pretty cool therefor to see that this past week, a community member named Dropoff found Bloodborne within Dark Souls Remastered.He found a hidden map file within the game labelled m99_...

 

Gaming Today The Dark Souls 3 Mod that Kills You for Being Too Slow

We love the Dark Souls series here at GameFront, especially our very own James Heaney, who, as an expert gamer, really excels at the truly extraordinarily difficult Action RPG. For some reason though, this difficulty is not enough, and a whole raft of mods exist designed to make the game even harder. I know, right? There's been something of a resurgence of t...

 

Gaming Today Breath of the Soul: a Zelda inspired Dark Souls mod

This new modification by FTRichter brings a Zelda gameplay style to Dark Souls, with it's inspiration coming from the Nintendo Switch title Breath of the Wild. The mod makes changes to weapons, making them much more fragile, forcing players to consider their weapon choices and change their weapon style more often. This means considering which weapon is ap...

 

Gaming Today mod.io is a powerful new Mod API for developers

DBolical, parent company of ModDB and GameFront, has announced the launch of mod.io, the first cross-platform modding API that gives game developers a new tool to support modding in-game. The new API is designed to do the heavy lifting behind the scenes, enabling content creators to make and share engaging new content for developers games. For too lon...

 

Gaming Today Halo Online mod ElDewrito taken down by Microsoft

Halo Online mod ElDewrito taken down by Microsoft  Microsoft and 343 Industries have stepped in on the development of ElDewrito, a community-made mod for Halo Online, a cancelled free Halo 3 derived PC game for the Russian market. It was to allow the game to be played in player-hosted servers and aimed to restore removed features, fix bugs and glitches, and...

 

Gaming Today StarCraft II introducing paid user created maps

Blizzard made the announcement this past week that their most recent update to StarCraft II will introduce two brand new maps that were created by community members, as part of their paid Premium Arcade service. The new maps will be available for $4.99 US each, only via Premium Arcade. The company stated that they have been working with the community mem...

 

Gaming Today Empire at War's multiplayer patched back in!

Fans of this Star Wars game were surprised this past week after the 2006 RTS game had it's multiplayer mode fixed, which has not been operational since Gamespy's shutdown 3 years ago in 2014, all thanks to this new patch from Petroglyph and Disney. The game is considered the best RTS game that the Star Wars franchise has had, and it was met with dismay from...

 

Gaming Today Mod tools coming to Dawn of War III

There's a new update out soon for Warhammer 40:000: Dawn of War 3, and although it's been delayed, it will include a host of new modding tools, as well as improvements to the multiplayer in the game that will help make it more balanced. The modding tools are the main feature of the update, and they'll include a new Attribute Editor, as well as a new tuning...