Welcome back to modding news roundup (after taking a break last week to prepare for the start of the ModDB Mod of the year awards!), which highlights the five biggest stories on ModDB over the past week. Whether it's new mod announcements, major mod releases or important stories that affect the mod scene as a whole, you'll find them rounded up right here each week!
Experience the original Portal in all new graphics in the release of the Portal Remastered mod, featuring new HD models and textures.
The latest version of the alternative history Game of Thrones themed total conversion mod for Medieval II: Total War: Kingdoms has been released.
Fire and Blood takes place at the beginning of season 8 with the undead invading Westeros and fulfilling many fan's theories and hopes. Version 1.2 brings several new factions, new units and much more, check out the change-log for all the details.
Take on the Eastern Roman Empire in v1.2 of the medieval, holy crusades themed Mount & Blade: Warband mod In The Name Of Jerusalem.
Possibly one of the last major updates for the mod as the development team start to look towards M&B: Bannerlord, this update brings Constantinople to the world, extends the campaign map and even adds the Third Crusade, and plenty more you can read about in the update notes.
Arcane Dimensions is an expansion/complete conversion for the original Quake 1, by Simon O'callaghan and many others. After three years of work this mod brings new HD textures, sound fx, and a new soundtrack to the significant Quake expansion/conversion mod.
The first installment of the Halo: The Master Chief Collection, in the form of Halo: Reach, has finally been released on PC. Although there isn't official mod support at launch, players can bypass the anti-cheat system making modding that much more easier for the time being.
Reminder that the Mod of the Year Awards have begun! Nominate your favorite mods for the Top 100 over the next four days, after which you'll be able to vote and help decide the mod of the year.
That's it for this week's ModDB news roundup! Be sure to follow, play and review any of the mods that took your fancy in this week's feature and let us know in the comments what mods you've been playing.