Up to 50,000 PCs running Minecraft may be infected with the Powershell Malware virus, which is "designed to reformat hard-drives and delete backup data and system programs", according to Antivirus Software maker Avast.
Single player games tend to trade the thrill of playing with or against other folk by giving players deeper, more interesting worlds to explore at their own pace with deeper narrative elements, with some exceptions. We've put together some of the finest single player games into a comprehensive list to help you with picking your next adventure.
As part of the Endless Day sale for Amplitude Studios' 7th Anniversary, all Endless games are up to 75% off - including Endless Space 2. But it's only on until Thursday!
The localization team for XSEED's games such as JRPGs Ys, Legend of Heroes and Zwei believe that games are art and should not be censored, but acknowledge that it's becoming harder to justify a "zero tolerance" policy.
Obsidian's next RPG will be published by Versus Evil, but why not Paradox Interactive who published their last two RPGs, Tyranny and Pillars of Eternity?
Overnight and without warning Activision has delisted all of their Transformers games from Steam, including the excellent titles War For Cybertron, Fall of Cybertron and Devastation. This also means that all of High Moon Studios' games are now unavailable.
GOG are giving Grim Fandango: Remastered, from Tim Schafer, LucasArts and Double Fine, away for free for the next 24 hours - so go and get the greatest adventure game ever for nothing and DRM-free right now.
The new Portal is a spin-off from the Bridge Constructor series of puzzle games, but it does feature GLaDOS.
In an interview, the founder of Bullfrog, Lionhead and 22Cans expresses regret that he sold his two previous popular companies to big publishers who shut them down after a couple of games.
The final frontier gets a bit less ancient.