FIFA Soccer 2002

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With the new open passing system, FIFA 2002 allows you more freedom of play for the new season. Over 75 licensed national teams and 16 licensed leagues including the English Premier League are available for your control, and you have the opportunity to lead your team to the World Cup of 2002. Updates to the series also include:

Improved tackling system. Depending on which angle you make a tackle determines the referee's call.

Commentary by John Motson and Andy Gray.

New set plays (similar to the style of the NBA Live series) allows for more control over you players during critical corners or free kicks.

Consecutive seasons brings promotion or relegation of your team in Europe.


FIFA Soccer 2002 PlayStation 2 After the licensing information there's an animated sequence culminating in a spectacular goal, the ball's just out of shot.<br>Why do these things never end in a spectacular save?
FIFA Soccer 2002 PlayStation 2 The pause menu has an instant replay option. This allows the action to be viewed from any viewpoint, paused, zoomed etc.
FIFA Soccer 2002 PlayStation 2 The Team Management option within the Game Modes section allows the gamer to change the line-up, squad, tactics and formation of any league or national side in the game
FIFA Soccer 2002 PlayStation 2 The Game Modes screen<br>The Creation Centre allows the gamer to create a player, a team, a league or a cup<br>Team Management allows the player to configure any team in any league

Alternate Titles

  • "FIFA足球2002" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "FIFA Zuqiu 2002" -- Chinese title
  • "FIFA Football 2002 " -- European title

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FIFA Getting Better but Lots of Room for Improvement PlayStation 2 BBop78 (3)

Critic Reviews

Playstation Illustrated PlayStation 2 Dec, 2002 95 out of 100 95
ActionTrip Windows Nov 01, 2001 94 out of 100 94
PSX Extreme PlayStation 2 Jun 26, 2004 9 out of 10 90
GameSpot GameCube Jan 10, 2002 8.9 out of 10 89
PC Gamer Brasil Windows Dec, 2001 89 out of 100 89
Consoles Plus GameCube Feb, 2002 88 out of 100 88
GameSpot PlayStation 2 Nov 28, 2001 8.7 out of 10 87
Gamezone (Germany) Windows Oct 30, 2001 8.2 out of 10 82
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Windows Nov 02, 2001 81 out of 100 81
Gamezone (Germany) PlayStation Oct 31, 2001 7.8 out of 10 78


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The German commentaries are spoken by the well-known soccer reporters Jörg Dahlmann and Wold-Dieter Poschmann.
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