Rock Band 3(EA)

In pictures: Gaming's biggest flops

The games industry can be a fickle world. A game could be fantastically made and receive rave reviews from the critics, but that doesn't always mean it'll be a commercial success, as many of the titles over the next few pages prove.

Of course there is the other side of the coin. The over-ambitious projects, unrealistic expectations, long lead times and occassionally, the pure laziness of some developers that have led to some of the most notable gaming flops of all time.

Take a look at our selection of gaming's biggest flops, and tell us whether you think in the comments.