Madden NFL 2002 PlayStation
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  • Summary: While Madden 2002 isn't reinventing football on the PlayStation, it is really the best you're going to get on the system.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 16 out of 18
  2. Negative: 0 out of 18
  1. 100
    Even restrained by the PlayStation’s limited horsepower, the player models look reasonably good, and they move incredibly smoothly and with lifelike realism.
  2. So while Madden 2002 isn't reinventing football on the PlayStation, it is really the best you're going to get on the system. Arguably, it can even provide a more enjoyable experience than its big brother on the PS2.
  3. The best asset of Madden 2002 is still its overall sense of providing the complete package for hardcore simulation fans as well as casual armchair quarterbacks or groups of up to eight football-mad NFL fanatics.
  4. 87
    Hands down the best series on the PlayStation...The Madden series leaves PSOne gamers on a high note as they take the series to the PS2 and X-Box.
  5. 84
    The game graphically is not much of a leap from the previous year but is somewhat easier on the eyes, with smoother character rendering and slightly sharper stadium backgrounds.
  6. 80
    Solid graphically and in the audio department.
  7. 70
    This GameDay beater is so challenging and fun that you shouldn’t feel shame for sticking to PS1 Madden for another year. [Oct 2001, p.156]

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 6
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 6
  3. Negative: 1 out of 6
  1. Jeremy
    Oct 14, 2001
    10
    Man this game is off da hock!! The graphics are just amzing and no, the computer is even harder than the 2001. Get this game!!
  2. TaylorC.
    Mar 10, 2002
    10
    This game is off the heezy fa sheezy. Its got everything you could think of in football in it.
  3. Chris
    Nov 6, 2001
    10
    Great game, great graphics, great gameplay. For a PSX One game the graphics are surprisingly good. The player models and movements are very Great game, great graphics, great gameplay. For a PSX One game the graphics are surprisingly good. The player models and movements are very smooth. The gameplay is even better with Franchise mode. You can play as a team forever. Best football game ever. Go buy it, now. Collapse
  4. CaseyH.
    Dec 4, 2001
    10
    This is an awesome game! But why don't all the teams have all the players? But I give it a 10.WARNING! You don't want to play This is an awesome game! But why don't all the teams have all the players? But I give it a 10.WARNING! You don't want to play against me because I'm at All Madden level! I telly ou what if you do not beleive me ask my friends. I won against the computer 72 to 35. With Minnesota Vikings. I played against the All Madden team. So if you say the Vikings suck you do not know what your taking about! Expand
  5. BigDaddyX
    Dec 26, 2001
    8
    Good game but could use a easier way to draft your own team. Casey you're a loser.
  6. Butch
    Jul 11, 2005
    2
    This game is impossible.