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Modder offers first-person tour of Grand Theft Auto 5

Having grown tired of committing felonies in the third-person, Grand Theft Auto 5 modder XBLToothPik crafted a script that adds a first-person perspective to Rockstar's latest crime-ridden sandbox. The results, which you can see above and in a second video below the break, are simultaneously...

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Total War: Rome 2 mod tools now in open beta testing

In lieu of offering yet another downloadable content pack for Total War: Rome 2, developer Creative Assembly has opted to let fans roll their own units, factions and conflicts with the release of the Rome 2 Assembly Kit. Though still in the beta stages, the Assembly Kit is a full-featured suite...

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EA allowing official SimCity mods, imposing official restrictions

Modders have never really needed a developer or publisher's blessing to do their work, but EA and Maxis have, nine months post-release, begun to allow official mods for SimCity. There are some caveats to being an official mod however: according to a post on the SimCity blog, you can't modify any...

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Star Citizen developer introduces The Next Great Starship design competition

Wing Commander creator Chris Roberts and his development team Cloud Imperium Games announced a new design and modding competition, in which fans create their own starship for Star Citizen. Called "The Next Great Starship," the contest will award one team of three people with a $30,000 prize along...

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'Project Unity' is 15 fully-functional consoles in one giant box

Constructed by evil genius/mad scientist/hardware hacker Bacteria, Project Unity is a single, unified gaming console that can play Sega Master System, Neo Geo MVS, GameCube, Dreamcast, Saturn, Intellivision, Colecovision, Atari 7800, Turbografx 16, PS1/PS2, Mega Drive, NES, Super NES, Game Boy...

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Red Orchestra 2 gets Steam Workshop for maps, mods

Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad now uses Steam Workshop, allowing players to share custom maps and mods. Modders need to have the Red Orchestra 2 SDK, which is accessible (for those who own the game) via the Tools dropdown in their Steam libraries. Red Orchestra 2's Steam Workshop...

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Carmack: Rage mod tools hit 'real soon' despite a year of 'poor decisions'

Rage was supposed ship with modding tools when it launched in October 2011. It didn't, but a tweet from id Software founder John Carmack suggests he hasn't forgotten the promise he made to mod fans one year ago, nor the frustration of letting them down: "BFG work pushed the Rage tools, but Real...

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The Witcher 2 REDkit modding tools go into beta

If you want to try to make your own even Witchier Witcher adventure, you need to familiarize yourself with the new REDkit modding tools. And to help you do that – and to help build a robust modding tool – CD Projekt Red has opened up a beta for the toolkit. Signups for the beta are...

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The Witcher 2 getting mod tool 'REDkit' on PC

If witching is one of your favorite things, you'll be happy to hear that a whole bunch more content is headed to the game industry's favorite witching game, The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings. Developer CD Projekt Red announced late last week that its "REDkit" mod tools will be shown at this week's...

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Modded Sega Genesis does what Nintendon't: administers electric shocks

Dyak and Furrtek, for reasons unknown, decided to mod a Sega Genesis with parts of a shock collar meant for dogs. The result is the Genezap, which delivers an electric charge of a modifiable intensity whenever the player takes damage in Sonic, Mega Bomberman, or other games. They did this on...

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