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Description

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.

Screenshots

FIFA Soccer 2002: Major League Soccer 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: Major League Soccer 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: Major League Soccer 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: Major League Soccer PlayStation 2 While the game sets up a friendly match it displays this load screen reminding the player of the main controls

Promo Images

FIFA Soccer 2002: Major League Soccer Screenshot
FIFA Soccer 2002: Major League Soccer Concept Art RGB
FIFA Soccer 2002: Major League Soccer Screenshot
FIFA Soccer 2002: Major League Soccer Concept Art RGB

Alternate Titles

  • "FIFA足球2002" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "FIFA Zuqiu 2002" -- Chinese title
  • "FIFA Football 2002" -- European and Korean title
  • "FIFA 2002" -- In-game title
  • "피파 2002" -- Korean spelling (Hangul)

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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
GameSpot Nov 28, 2001 8.7 out of 10 87
Futuregamez.net Nov 25, 2001 85 out of 100 85
IGN Nov 02, 2001 8.5 out of 10 85
Gameguru Mania Oct 31, 2001 81 out of 100 81
Game Informer Magazine Dec, 2001 8 out of 10 80
Gameplanet Dec 05, 2001 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Armchair Empire, The Dec 17, 2001 7.8 out of 10 78
Jeuxvideo.com Apr 24, 2002 14 out of 20 70
PlayFrance Apr 08, 2003 7 out of 10 70

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Trivia

Commentary

The German commentaries are spoken by the well-known soccer reporters Jörg Dahlmann and Wolf-Dieter Poschmann.
Kartanym (12843) added FIFA Soccer 2002: Major League Soccer (PlayStation 2) on Oct 31, 2001
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