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 first screen tells the player that this is a licensed game. This is the second screen, this shows the leagues that license it
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
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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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

Playstation Illustrated Dec, 2002 95 out of 100 95
PSX Extreme Jun 26, 2004 9 out of 10 90 Nov 25, 2001 85 out of 100 85
The Video Game Critic Mar 24, 2002 B+ 83
Gameguru Mania Oct 31, 2001 81 out of 100 81
Game Informer Magazine Dec, 2001 8 out of 10 80
Armchair Empire, The Dec 17, 2001 7.8 out of 10 78 Apr 24, 2002 14 out of 20 70
PlayFrance Apr 08, 2003 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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