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Madden NFL 2002 for PCs is based closely on the previous year's version. It re-uses that version's menus and its unique set of modes and options, while updating teams and rosters to the new season, adding a few new features and employing an improved graphics engine.

The teams have been updated to the 2001 NFL season and include the 31 regular teams, the 2002 expansion team, the Houston Texans, plus many All-Madden and classic NFL teams. All the same modes from the predecessor return: Exhibition (including a situation set-up option), Season, Franchise, Practice and Great Games. As before, online play is also included. New features include adding custom team logos (used in-game on uniforms, helmets and end zones) when creating new teams and the export of teams from Franchise mode so they can be used in Exhibition games.

The new graphics engine allows for higher details in player models, higher frame rates, more 3D character models (including bench players and the chain gang) and features real-time lighting and shadows. To make use of the new technology, the game now allows for afternoon and dusk in addition to day and night games for some extra dramatic lighting.


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Alternate Titles

  • "疯狂橄榄球2002" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)

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Game Freaks 365 2001 9 out of 10 90 Sep 27, 2001 87 out of 100 87 Oct 02, 2001 87 out of 100 87
GameStar (Germany) Sep, 2001 80 out of 100 80
GameSpy Aug 30, 2001 78 out of 100 78
PC Zone Benelux Oct, 2001 78 out of 100 78
PC Gamer Nov, 2001 75 out of 100 75
Svenska PC Gamer Oct, 2001 72 out of 100 72
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Aug 31, 2001 62 out of 100 62
GameGenie 2001 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60


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Terok Nor (29061) added Madden NFL 2002 (Windows) on May 28, 2015