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Wondering what difference the Watch Dog mod makes? Here's a video showing a few before and after clips of the game. It really does make everything look better - you have to wonder why Ubi switched it all off.
“The music used throughout the Mario Kart series isn’t intended to be just background music,” says Mario Kart 8's sound director Kenta Nagata. “Instead we aim to produce pieces that will stick in players’ minds as much as the courses they accompany."
You've got, oh don't know, forever free right? Pixel Trek is a tiny digital Enterprise you're free to explore as Data. There's no goal other than discovering familiar areas, characters or references, and that's something you can easily lose hours doing.
You know, for just shy of £400 I was hoping this Chocobo would be way taller. Although Esty maker MiraCrafts does mention "every feather is cut and placed by hand" so I guess you're paying for the craft.
This isn't the first attempt to recreate Sonny's tollbooth assassination but it's the best by far. Obviously spoilers if you've not seen the film but then it did come out in 1972, where they hell have you been?
Yoshinori Ono has tweeted his resignation from the studio although it's not clear if he has left Capcom entirely. In a follow up tweet he said he was taking some time to think, "very carefully about [the] next things".
Not only does this Doom 2 mod put eye patches and pirate hats on everything and replace guns with things like flintlocks and cannons, but it's actual piracy - using sprites, music and textures from games like Monkey Island, Rayman and Heretic.
Modder TheWorse has created a mod for Watch Dogs on PC that brings it closer to the original E3 demo, following talk of a visual downgrade. This tweaks a range of values for cameras, lighting, reflections, LoD and more.