Short for modifications, fan-created mods can bring new life to old video games by improving outdated graphics and adding fresh content. Modding is still mostly limited to the PC gaming world, where it’s easier to access the game code, but companies like Bethesda are adding mod support for console gaming.

Grand Theft Auto V gets even better with new ‘Rick and Morty’ mod
Rick and Morty seem like weirdly plausible characters for the lawless world of Grand Theft Auto V.
Some mad genius got the original Doom to run on a 2017 Porsche
Shoot demons in the face using your steering wheel.
GoldenEye 007 amazingly recreated in the Source engine
The closest thing we might get to a reboot?
This TV from 1978 can stream anything thanks to a Chromecast and some modding
The whole internet to watch and nothing is on.
You can now rule the world as Donald Trump in Civilization V
Giant walls and border patrols are Trump’s secret weapons.
The creator of Grand Theft Auto V’s coolest mods talks about what’s next
Superheroes and open-world game mash-ups are the specialities of modder JulioNIB.
Meet the Fallout: New Vegas modder who could make a Fallout MMO possible
You may no longer have to be a Lone Wanderer in the wastelands.
Cause even more chaos in Grand Theft Auto V with this delightful hacking mod
Digital crime is added to the list of wonderfully horrible things you can do in GTA V.
Play as Batman in this awesome Grand Theft Auto V mod
The caped crusader and his arsenal of toys are ready to make mayhem in Los Santos.
Grand Theft Auto V mod adds a Star Destroyer to Los Santos
Who needs blimps when the Empire can invade instead?
Film-quality Grand Theft Auto V graphics mod takes PC mods to a whole new level
The game already looked great on PC. This mod makes it look like a movie.
Game mod puts Vice City into Grand Theft Auto V
If only Rockstar Games would take us back to Ray Liottaville.
PC gaming modders to begin selling on Steam Workshop
The new policy has left some members of the PC gaming audience uneasy.
Helicopter mod is giving us lovely views of Cities: Skylines
A personal whirlybird means players can examine their cities up close.
Thomas the Tank Engine attacks in this ultra-modded Skyrim
If you thought being attacked by a dragon was terrifying, wait until you’re under assault from a flying train.
Now you can use a selfie stick in DOOM
Video game Instagram for the 1990s FPS crowd.
Turn XCOM into an entirely new game with the Long War mod
There's a whole new take on this 2012 game.