Daily Archives: December 2, 2017

New Mod Wants to Recreate New Vegas in Fallout 4

The Fallout New Vegas total conversion mod for Fallout 4 has released its first gameplay footage. While it is just a taste of what will likely be a long road, the New Vegas footage shows promise and looks very impressive in the Fallout 4 engine. But in the case of a total conversion mod like Skyblivion, the work will require numerous years until it bears fruit. And by that time it’s likely that a new Elder Scrolls or Fallout game will be out, and the process will begin anew. There isn’t much to

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Zelda: Ocarina of Time’s Kokiri Forest is Stunning in Unreal Engine 4

Well, wonder no more as one Zelda fan has taken it upon himself to recreate the Kokiri Forest from The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time using Unreal Engine 4. While Nintendo may never choose to deliver a Zelda game that has a modern aesthetic, this Unreal Engine fan project shows just how incredible the game could look. Gamers that are interested in checking out Ocarina of Time in Unreal Engine 4 can download the file here. Admittedly, the animation and design are a bit rough around the edges, b

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Skyrim Mod Adds BB-8 As Player Companion

A new mod created by Haem Projects adds a new companion to the game: a BB-8 inspired Dwemer construct named Snippy. Snippy itself is actually a small part of an in-development mod called Project AHO: Aetherium Hyperspace Observatory. Project AHO is still in development, so players will have to wait for this ambitious mod. Based on the trailers for the mod, however, it is safe to say that Project AHO will be well worth the wait. The companion is lore-friendly while also adding unique visuals to t

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Far Cry 5 Director Discusses Setting and Themes

In a political climate fraught with tension, Far Cry 5‘s announcement received immediate criticism from some, and many speculated about whether the game’s choice of setting was politically motivated. There was this flavor, this feeling, and it felt very Far Cry.”Perhaps the most iconic aspect of the Far Cry series, however, has been the games’ antagonists. It’s just, well they’re bad because they’re supposed to play a role. But, he says he believes those same feelings have begun to return, and t

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GoldenEye 007’s most untouchable speedrun record falls after 15 years

All of the world record times for each stage of GoldenEye 007, on Agent difficulty, were set more than 12 years ago and Dam, the first stage, is the oldest of them all. Dam, Agent difficulty, was run in 53 seconds by Bryan Bosshardt on Sept. 27, 2002. Karl Jobst ran it in 52 seconds on Dec. 2, 2017, which you can see above. It’s a seven-minute video but the payoff comes 1:48 in when Jobst gets the official word from the game itself: 52 seconds. Speedrun.com likewise lists 12 with 53-second Dam A

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Video definitively answers whether Toad’s head is a mushroom or a hat

Is he wearing a hat, or is his head, in fact, one big mushroom cranium? The article winds up with a striking, immediate case that the mushroom is in fact part of Toad’s head, and it stems from Mario’s ability to posses— er, “capture” other living things and inanimate objects using Cappy in Super Mario Odyssey. Anyway, in the video at top, YouTuber Shesez takes matters into the games themselves and discovers some powerful evidence that Toad’s head is intentionally a mushroom, too. Even allowing f

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How two artists imagined the worlds of Philip K. Dick in Folio Society’s beautiful new book

It packaged two novels back to back, so readers could finish one, flip the book over, and start the next. A number of prominent science fiction novelists launched their careers on the backs of these little books, including Ursula K. Le Guin, Samuel R. Delany, and Philip K. Dick. “I feel like it works perfectly With Philip K. Dick’s writing style. “This project was a good opportunity to try something different,” he says, “so I didn’t really reference anything directly from the film.” Instead, he

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How two artists imagined the worlds of Philip K. Dick in Folio Society’s beautiful new book

It packaged two novels back to back, so readers could finish one, flip the book over, and start the next. A number of prominent science fiction novelists launched their careers on the backs of these little books, including Ursula K. Le Guin, Samuel R. Delany, and Philip K. Dick. “I feel like it works perfectly With Philip K. Dick’s writing style. “This project was a good opportunity to try something different,” he says, “so I didn’t really reference anything directly from the film.” Instead, he

By | 2017-12-02T16:00:00+00:00 December 2nd, 2017|companies, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Video definitively answers whether Toad’s head is a mushroom or a hat

Is he wearing a hat, or is his head, in fact, one big mushroom cranium? The article winds up with a striking, immediate case that the mushroom is in fact part of Toad’s head, and it stems from Mario’s ability to posses— er, “capture” other living things and inanimate objects using Cappy in Super Mario Odyssey. Anyway, in the video at top, YouTuber Shesez takes matters into the games themselves and discovers some powerful evidence that Toad’s head is intentionally a mushroom, too. Even allowing f

By | 2017-12-02T16:00:00+00:00 December 2nd, 2017|companies, Uncategorized|0 Comments

GoldenEye 007’s most untouchable speedrun record falls after 15 years

All of the world record times for each stage of GoldenEye 007, on Agent difficulty, were set more than 12 years ago and Dam, the first stage, is the oldest of them all. Dam, Agent difficulty, was run in 53 seconds by Bryan Bosshardt on Sept. 27, 2002. Karl Jobst ran it in 52 seconds on Dec. 2, 2017, which you can see above. It’s a seven-minute video but the payoff comes 1:48 in when Jobst gets the official word from the game itself: 52 seconds. Speedrun.com likewise lists 12 with 53-second Dam A

By | 2017-12-02T16:00:00+00:00 December 2nd, 2017|companies, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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