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Madden NFL 2002 Game Boy Advance The Title Screen, featuring the man himself.


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The 2002 iteration of Madden NFL is the first to be released on the Game Boy Advance. Its style of graphics and gameplay mimics that of the 16-bit entries in the series on the Genesis and SNES: the field is seen from an angled overhead perspective with players as sprites; camera movement is achieved through the GBA's scaling abilities.

A "play now" mode offers quick exhibition games, while "season play" offers full seasons or playoffs, with progress stored to battery-backed RAM. Configurable options include quarter length, penalty levels, weather (in exhibition games), two skill levels, and manual or automatic player control on offense or catching passes. Season and playoff modes simulate the complete games schedule - every single one can be either played or the results simulated.

The game includes the 31 teams of the 2001 NFL season, as well as the 2002 expansion team, the Houston Texans, and the traditional All-Madden team. Commentary is provided by the sampled voices of John Madden and Pat Summerall.


Madden NFL 2002 Game Boy Advance Long throw for a big gain.
Madden NFL 2002 Game Boy Advance The Pre Game screen allows you to adjust your roster or tweak any of the game options.
Madden NFL 2002 Game Boy Advance You can call audibles at the line of scrimmage, in case you don't like what you see on the other side.
Madden NFL 2002 Game Boy Advance A special congratulatory message to the Madden Bowl Champion, 2001.

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All Game Guide 2001 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
IGN Nov 28, 2001 7.8 out of 10 78
Advance 2002 71 out of 100 71


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Terok Nor (29363) added Madden NFL 2002 (Game Boy Advance) on Feb 21, 2012
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