UPDATE 23/12/2014: Today's new Steam Holiday sale deals see discounts on Grand Theft Auto 4, Saints Row 4 and The Walking Dead: Season Two.
It started off as a joke. Have you heard the one about Farming Simulator, a game in which you plough lonely fields in a tractor? Well, how about Chemical Spillage Simulator, the one in which you get to sample the glamour of life in a hazmat suit? And hey, get this, there's even a series called Euro Truck Simulator in which all you do is haul freight across the motorways of Europe.
Virtual reality headset Oculus Rift puts players in video games: Half-Life 2, Mirror's Edge and the like.
UPDATE 2: Deloitte Ireland has been appointed receiver of HMV Ireland, it's been confirmed.