FIFA Soccer 2002 (PlayStation 2)

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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 Options tab on the main menu contains all the game configuration screens. Here the player can tinker with match settings, default camera angles, controller buttons, sound settings etc
FIFA Soccer 2002 PlayStation 2 Here the game's default camera angle has been altered to give a closer view of the action, this can be done at any time via the pause menu
FIFA Soccer 2002 PlayStation 2 The kick off of a friendly game using the default camera viewpoint

Alternate Titles

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

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User Reviews

FIFA Getting Better but Lots of Room for Improvement BBop78 (3) 2.4 Stars2.4 Stars2.4 Stars2.4 Stars2.4 Stars

Critic Reviews

PSX Extreme Jun 26, 2004 9 out of 10 90 Nov 08, 2001 87 out of 100 87
GameZone Nov 26, 2001 8.6 out of 10 86
IGN Nov 02, 2001 8.5 out of 10 85 Nov 25, 2001 85 out of 100 85
The Video Game Critic Mar 24, 2002 B+ 83
Gamezone (Germany) Nov 08, 2001 8.2 out of 10 82
Game Informer Magazine Dec, 2001 8 out of 10 80
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Nov 16, 2001 7 out of 10 70
Game Critics 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 Wold-Dieter Poschmann.
Kartanym (10751) added FIFA Soccer 2002 (PlayStation 2) on Oct 31, 2001
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