[edit] Background

2002 FIFA World Cup brings the FIFA experience to the PS2. Featuring officially licensed uniforms, teams, players, and commentators, along with all the official stadiums, 2002 FIFA World Cup gives you the chance to take the country of your choosing to 2002 FIFA World Cup victory. Select your elite 22 and lead them to glory in single-player mode, or play against friends. Utilize the "airplay" system to bring out the best in the world's most skilled players.

[edit] Gameplay

As the official interactive games provider of the 2002 FIFA World Cup tournament, the game promises to capture every moment of glory, every emotion, every sound and every aspect of a truly global event, giving consumers the opportunity to kick-off the FIFA World Cup frenzy by playing in the tournament before it begins. Gamers will find a whole new world of showboating and high-tempo, high-impact action, obvious from the first touch of the ball.

[edit] Features

  • Official and exclusive content - The only interactive soccer game licensed to use the official FIFA World Cup, insignia, mascots and the 20 new World Cup stadiums in Japan and Korea.
  • Star Players – Lifelike representation of all the star players participating in the World Cup Tournament, combined with the exceptional individual talents that characterize their style of play in real life.
  • Accessible and exciting new game play - 'Air Play,' delivers intuitive one-button headers, volleys, scissor kicks, juggling, and more. Showboating and high-tempo, high-impact play is both exciting and accessible from the first touch of the ball.
  • New player-to-player animations – New player-to-player animations result in aggressive jostling for the ball both on the ground and in the air.
  • 'World Cup Moments' - Key dramatic moments during the tournament including the beginning of a match, the end of a match and key goals are highlighted by epic cinematics. Using replays, player animations, original scores by the Vancouver Symphony and special effects, World Cup Moments underscore the emotional range of play with increasing intensity as games become more important.
  • 'Moment Zooms' - New camera angles and replays capture intensity of World Cup games as they dramatize nearly missed shots, fouls and goals by focusing on player facial animations as they grimace and fall to their knees in frustration or pump their fists and cheer in celebration of a goal.
  • Tournament Mode - A seven game series beginning with round-robin play, followed by playoffs leading to the final match with a progressive story line and a rising intensity as you advance.
  • New stadium environments- Teams will be met with a rising tide of crowd excitement with thousands of fans sporting team colors, country specific chants, and an explosion of special effects including lasers, confetti, streamers, flags.

[edit] Hardware Requirements

8MB Playstation 2 Memory Card required.

450KB minimum space needed to save.

Multitap Adaptable.

Analog Control Compatible: All Buttons.

Vibration Function Compatible.

[edit] PC Hardware Requirements

Minimum PC Requirements:
Pentium MMX 233MHz Processor
4X CD-ROM Drive
65MB Hard Disk Space
4MB Direct3D compatible Video Card
DirectX conpatible Sound Card

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Sep 29, 05 7:01am
If you want to Trade or Sell, then e-mail me 2002FIFAWorldCup
Jun 16, 05 2:20pm
Its had its moments 2002FIFAWorldCup
Apr 23, 05 12:47am
added 15 new screenshots
Oct 27, 04 12:49am
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Oct 23, 03 4:21am
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Sep 16, 02 11:35pm

Realistic graphics and awesome sound makes this game EA has made so far. Order your...

Aug 27, 02 12:10am

What missing extras you may ask?

here's a list:
1) Trivia between halfs and matches

Aug 23, 02 7:27pm

This game has some of the best sport graphics i have seen. It is also cool that you...

Jul 23, 02 5:55am

This game is very good in almost everyway. The new gameplay is outstanding. They...

Jul 3, 02 11:57am

The U.S. team could of been rated better. The Stadiums are very high in detail except...

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Release Dates
  • North America:
    • Apr 30, 2002 (PC)
    • Apr 23, 2002 (Xbox)
    • Apr 22, 2002 (PS2)
  • Japan: May 2, 2002
  • Europe:
    • May 3, 2002 (GC)
    • Apr 26, 2002 (Xbox)
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