General/Summary: Madden 2002 PC has one very strong point: its graphics. It looks excellent for a PC title and graphically is proabably one of the best looking FB games for both console and PC. Unfortunately, its gamplay is SERIOUSLY flawed, even after the so-called 'miracle patch' to fix the lagging DB issue.
I recently picked up a dreamcast with the new cheap price (49.99) and it absolutely blows away madden in terms of gameplay (at least on pc) Gameplay: What EA had completely forgotten in developing Madden 2k2 for PC is that the game has to play right, providing a decent football experience. While they had a good idea in the physics engine,
#1 YOU CANNOT MAKE SHORT PASSES 50% OF THE TIME. The receiver will do some sort of silly animation where it jumps back with its hands open and does nothing. THis is absolutely horrible especially on critical plays where 1st downs are imminent.
#2 QB's do not play as they do in the real NFL and some put up REDICULOUSLY unrealistic numbers. WHil...
SUMMARY: I love this game i cant find anything bad about it yet i am a mad football fan so any football game is fine be me!! The graphics are awesome i may not be a huge madden fan but u can turn commentary off so its no biggy mwuhahahaha. Also the gameplay is very realistic the AI is very smart and reacts to gameplay strategy like a realistic coach!!!