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DescriptionNHL 2002 is EA's latest incarnation of their NHL series.
New features over previous years includes the "Breakaway Cam", which causes the game to slow down, turn blue, and go into letterbox mode when you're one on one with the goalie, and "EA GameStory", which tracks your progress and rewards you for outstanding performance.
NHL 2002 is the first in the series to include NHL Cards, which is the equiviliant of Madden's NFL Cards. By performing special moves, such as scoring within the first 30 seconds or winning 10 face-offs, you get points, which you can then use to buy cards.
NHL 2002 includes all the professional NHL teams, as well as the International teams, such as Team Canada and U.S.A. Every stadium is included, and so is every player.
NHL 2002 has many game modes, including Season, Quick Play, Shootout, and Exhibition. It also has a "Create-A-Skater" mode.
Part of the Following Groups
|Best NHL game out there for casual hockey fans.||Windows||devils102 (17)|
|If you are a hockey fan (or just like hockey gaming) NHL 2002 should be part of your collection.||Windows||punkus (3)|
The Press Says
|games xtreme||Windows||Nov 16, 2001||9.7 out of 10||97|
|4Players.de||PlayStation 2||Nov 13, 2001||93 out of 100||93|
|GameSpy||PlayStation 2||Oct 20, 2001||88 out of 100||88|
|Consoles Plus||PlayStation 2||Nov, 2001||85 out of 100||85|
|Game Critics||PlayStation 2||Jan 30, 2002||8.5 out of 10||85|
|Game Critics||Xbox||Jan 30, 2002||8.5 out of 10||85|
|PC Zone Benelux||Windows||Jan, 2002||84 out of 100||84|
|Peliplaneetta.net||Windows||Oct 17, 2001||81 out of 100||81|
|MS Xbox World||Xbox||Aug 07, 2002||8 out of 10||80|
|Eurogamer.net (UK)||Xbox||Apr 12, 2002||7 out of 10||70|
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TriviaEA Cover Curse
Mario Lemieux's comeback was plagued by a series of recurring injuries. He played just 24 games in the 2001-2 season following his cover appearance. He scored only 6 goals in these games and his Penguins missed the playoffs for the first time since 1990.
Related Web Sites
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