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10 Sports That Deserve Truly Great Video Games

Sports games should be easy affairs, but some activities just aren't getting the time of day.

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It goes without saying that sport is one of the biggest and most popular entertainment industries on earth. Some events are able to generate revenue that makes even Hollywood blockbusters look like neighbourhood lemonade stands, with some of the world's biggest events basically representing licence to print money.

And yet, while sports like NFL, football and basketball are supremely represented in video games, many others are simply not getting paid their dues. You may be able to find some sort of video game for any sport you can think of, but finding a good one for most of these is a tall order.

In fact, some of the greatest and most popular sports on earth have been painfully overlooked by many a developer and are, as a result, desperately in need of a second look. They're loved by so many in the real world, so surely a video game alternative would be welcome for all those rainy days?

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Gareth is 28 years old and lives in Cardiff. Interests include film, TV and an unhealthy amount of Spider-Man comics and Killers songs. Expect constant references to the latter two at all times. Follow on twitter @GJCartwright.