Hooray! Sensible World of Soccer is coming to Xbox Live next month and -- wait a second, is that what it really looks like? Yes, we're afraid. It is. Despite that, the game's cult following can look forward to playing the game in the very near future: Dec. 19, to be exact.

Speaking as Americans who barely even understand soccer, let alone a whole video game devoted to soccer, we can't really tell you why some people are so excited about the game, or why it's one of the most important of all time, according to Chris Grant and his band of old guys. We'll leave that job to the onslaught of European commenters we assume have already started drafting their exceptionally terse response.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.

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