#20 - Gaelic Games: FootballNext
How did a game about a niche Irish version of Football (soccer) make the list? Just like any other game - by being outstandingly awful. Anticipation was very high in Ireland for this game, with some saying it was outselling the latest Call of Duty in Christmas 2005 pre-sales. Despite it being released on the Playstation 2, this game played more like an Atari demo. Gameplay didn't work, it looked horrible, and sound effects were at best repetitive, and at worst, several seconds late. The players didn't even have their names. How hard was it to negotiate with the Gaelic Players Association?