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Gaming Today Modder brings VR Experience to Yooka-Laylee

Yooka-Laylee is a recently released game by Playtonic Games, and is a spiritual successor to the old Banjo-Kazooie titles. Although the game has only been available just over a week, one modder has already brought the game to SteamVR Playtonic Games is made largely up of former Rare developers, and the game is, for all intents and purposes, a spiritual succ...

 

Gaming Today GTA V Roundup: Rick Sanchez Mod, Tron-like Multiplayer

A couple of awesome mods came out for GTA V this past week, including Rick Sanchez as a playable character from Rick and Morty, and the game gets the Tron treatment in a new GTA Online mod. The Rick Sanchez mod comes just a week before Rick and Morty's new VR game, Vritual Rick-ality, comes out on various VR platforms. The mod allows you to take Rick on...

 

Gaming Today World of Warcraft story improvement mod taken down

While not entirely surprising, Blizzard has but the kibosh on a new mod that was in development for World of Warcraft, which would have improved the game's early levels, added new voice acting, and improved the quest storylines. Warcraft Tales, which was still early in development, made one too many changes in the eyes of Blizzard, who have decided to have...

 

Gaming Today The Binding of Isaac's first Mod Booster available now

We reported some time ago that Edmund McMillen, the creator of The Binding of Isaac, will be releasing monthly mod-packs, with the best user-made mods to be included in the base game, for absolutely free. The first of those packs is available now! The mod booster packs add, free of charge, a selection of the best mods deemed worthy to appear in the base gam...

 

Gaming Today Fake Minecraft Pocket Edition mods install malware on Android phones

Ah, Android, it seems to be a security nightmare akin only to the original release of Windows XP, being both the most popular OS out there, and in many cases, slow to update, as these new Minecraft: Pocket Edition scam mods are serving to highlight. Over 80 fake Minecraft: Pocket Edition mods have been found on the Google Play store, which have had, to date...

 

Gaming Today Studio Wildcard offering Mod Developers $4,000 per month

The developers behind ARK: Survival Evolved have pledged to help mod developers complete their projects by funding them to the tune of up to $4,000 per month, enabling them to commit their time and resources, but is it sustainable? The subject of compensation for mod authors recently resurfaced when Valve confirmed they still wanted to bring paid mods back...

 

Gaming Today Civilization VI getting Australian, mod support still in the works

You will soon be able to take the fight to those dastardly emus and sing Advance Australia Fair at the top of your lungs, as Civilization VI will be adding Australia as a free DLC very shortly. And quite soon, they're going to be adding Steam workshop integration, so all those emus can become cyberpowered shock prod wielding demon emus. Australia's leader w...

 

Gaming Today Australian Police condemn GTA mod depicting their force

The New South Wales Police Minister has condemned the mod, which adds the Australian state's police officers into the game, allowing them to be shot, run over and killed, but the mod authors have come out in defence of their creation. The GTA IV mod, which is actually several years old, depicts the NSW police in great detail, with accurate re-creations of t...

 

Gaming Today Latest console updates impose limits on Fallout 4 and Skyrim mods

Although not mentioned in the patch notes, the two latest updates for the PS4 and Xbox One editions of Fallout 4 and Skyrim Special Edition have imposed a limit on the number of mods you can have active simultaneously. This is different from the limit that already exists restricting the size of mods that can be downloaded, or the maximum number of mods that...

 

Gaming Today Valve would like to see paid mods return

Despite the disaster that was Skyrim's implementation of paid mods back in 2015, Valve have stated during a recent press briefing that they haven't given up on the idea, hinting that they will return in the future. The three-hour press briefing was held at Valve's headquarters yesterday, during which Gabe Newell and various other project leaders met with va...

 

Gaming Today Cossacks 3 Marches onto Steam Workshop

Left, right! Left, right! Forward, comrades, into the fray once again! The Cossacks series of games is a lesser known cousin of the popular Age of Empires franchise - if the cousin is entirely unrelated and born in Ukraine, that is. But it can now join its estranged relative on the Steam Workshop, as developer GSC Game World just added support for it. The s...

 

Gaming Today Motorsport Manager Gets Workshop, Competition

I was gonna start this article with some pun involving Motorsports, but I just couldn't manage it. So instead, here are the facts; Motorsports Manager has received Steam Workshop integration, and you can win big with it. More specifically, you can win a nice, solid chunk of cash amounting to £1000 is available to one lucky designer. All you have to do is de...

 

Gaming Today Will Skyrim on Nintendo Switch really support mods?

There's been a lot of speculation about whether everyone's favourite subject - Skyrim mod support - would be coming to the Nintendo Switch, following a leak of product information that seemed to suggest it would - but even if it does, would the experience be any good? Lets assume for a moment that the Switch version of Skyrim, which I personally don't have...

 

Gaming Today Economy in Review: Guild Wars 2 - Black Lion Trading Post

Any time I open up a new game, one of the first things I look for is the state of the game's economy. Particularly in MMOs, this leads to the inspection of many things - the ability to grind, the rate of return on grinding and the ability to capitalize on or manipulate the market, among other things. Here's a look at one of the markets that has grabbed my in...

 

Gaming Today Conan Exiles gets full PC mod support

The highly anticipated open-world survival game Conan Exiles will have full support for mods, and will include both mod tools and Steam Workshop support when it ships later this month. The game, under development by Funcom, is built in the Unreal Engine, and will include a custom version of the Unreal editing software to allow modders to create new monsters...