Train2Game News Mod of the Year 2015

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As 2015 reached its end, the 120,640 votes were tallied and it is time to crown the 2015 Mod of the Year.

This year saw many compelling entries however in the end it was Middle-Earth inspired Edain Mod that took out 1st place, followed closely by the strategically popular Rise of the Reds and Mental Omega taking out 2nd and 3rd place respectively.

Modding is all about morphing already amazing games into something different, quirky, better and all of this years winners did just that. The final top 10 includes:

10. Portal Stories: Mel

9. S.T.A.L.K.E.R: Call of Chernobyl

8. Fallout: Project Brazil

7. Thrawn’s Revenge: Imperial Civil War

6. Warsword Conquest

5. A Clash of Kings

4. Ultimate Apocalypse Mod

3. Mental Omega

2. Rise of the Reds

1. Edain Mod

Huge thanks to all modders and supporters of the awards who recognize the work these developers dedicate to their craft.

Train2Game News Mod of the Year 2015

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Today marks day one of the 14th Annual Mod of the Year Awards.

A celebration of the years finest mods picked by the gaming community. For the next four weeks player votes will determine the top 100 (announced December 11) and then the overall winner announced shortly after Christmas.

Last year’s awards amassed a stunning 131,789 votes for a plethora of great mods. The 2014 podium saw Euro Truck Simulator 2 Multiplayer take first place, narrowly edging out amazing mods including S.T.A.L.K.E.R: Lost Alpha, Breaking Point among others. Previous winners include DayZ, Garrys Mod, Natural Selection and other mods which have gone on to become household names.

For more information on the event including a live scoreboard and how to vote head over to the official awards page.

From now until the close of 2015, join in on celebrating the phenomenal work modders do, in pursuit of creating something remarkable for us gamers to enjoy.

Train2Game News PlayStation 4 one handed controller

benheckonehandedps4_1Ben Heck, who makes some great projects for element14 and Farnell has created a one handed PS4 controller, to make gaming accessible for players with disabilities.

By moving the left analogue stick to the rear of the controller, the player is able to use their leg to manoeuvre the controller. The shoulder buttons and D-pad have also be rewired to the right side of the controller.

This is a great project that allows more people to experience the world of gaming that has helped a lot of us through our lives.

You can enjoy the video of the controller being built below thanks to http://uk.farnell.com/: