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 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 When a player is in a good position to run onto a ball they get this glow on their back and the path of their run is shown briefly
FIFA Soccer 2002 PlayStation 2 The games main menu<br>The Inside EA Sports option contains the game's credits, an alternate intro, FIFA Outtakes, a training video and an NBA Street Trailer
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.

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
GameSpot Windows Nov 19, 2001 9.3 out of 10 93
GameSpot GameCube Jan 10, 2002 8.9 out of 10 89 PlayStation 2 Nov 25, 2001 85 out of 100 85
Gamezone (Germany) PlayStation 2 Nov 08, 2001 8.2 out of 10 82
Gameguru Mania PlayStation 2 Oct 31, 2001 81 out of 100 81
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Windows Nov 02, 2001 81 out of 100 81
Super Play (Sweden) Windows Nov, 2001 8 out of 10 80 PlayStation Nov 05, 2001 13 out of 20 65
Game Critics PlayStation 2 Mar 13, 2002 6 out of 10 60


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