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  The Sports Gaming Network - 2002 FIFA World Cup (PS2) Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
WC 2002 looks very similar to Fifa 2002 (which itself looked almost identical to Fifa 2001), however there are two minor improvements in WC 2002; the player faces and the stadia.
While the player faces in Fifa 2002 were hideous ogres, the player faces in WC 2002 are much better and bear a good resemblance to their real-life counterparts.
The ball physics in WC 2002 are slightly different than in Fifa 2002 with the ball far less 'floaty' than before; however, the ball physics are still clearly scripted with the ball still acting as if it were filled with iron filings and players had magnets in their boots.
www.sgn.cc /soccer/2002_fifa_world_cup/review_ps2.shtml   (1702 words)

 2002 World Cup
In the end however, it was two familiar faces, Germany and Brazil, who played for the world championship, and it was the South Americans who won their unprecedented fifth FIFA World Cup.
The first FIFA World Cup hosted in Asia, fellow co-hosts, Japan were busy having a party of their own.
By claiming their fifth world championship at Asia’s first finals, Brazil kept alive their extraordinary record of having won the FIFA World Cup on every continent that has hosted the event.
www.soccerhall.org /history/WorldCup_2002.htm   (907 words)

Brazil's team captain and defender Cafu hoists the World Cup trophy after Brazil won 2-0 against Germany in match 64 of the 2002 FIFA World Cup Korea Japan final 30 June, 2002 at the International Stadium Yokohama, Japan.
World Cup champions, France, were defeated on the opening night of the tournament by World Cup debutants Senegal.
RONALDO totalled his 2002 World Cup goal scoring tally to 8 after his two goals in the final that gave Brazil the victory over Germany.
theworldcup.tripod.com   (939 words)

 Sports Venue Technology - 2002 FIFA Soccer World Cup
The XVII FIFA Soccer World Cup took place from 31 May to 30 June 2002 in 20 stadiums throughout Korea and Japan, the majority of which had been built specifically for the competition.
It was decided at a FIFA Executive Meeting in November 2001 that the winners of the 2002 World Cup (Brazil) would not gain automatic qualification to the 2006 finals and will have to go through the qualification process for their confederation.
Before taking their places at the FIFA World Cup™ finals between 31 May and 30 June 2002, the referees and assistant referees attended a seminar in the Korean capital, Seoul.
www.sportsvenue-technology.com /projects/2002world   (1040 words)

 2002 FIFA World Cup Korea
The two zeros of the year 2002 are represented by the symbol for infinity, embodying the spirit of eternal unity and the harmonious link between the two hosts as well as among all the participants.
The 2002 FIFA World Cup has three computer-generated mascots, The main characters in an animated film live high in the sky in a place called Atmozone.
In the end, they help make the 2002 FIFA World Cup the greatest tournament ever by creating an exciting atmosphere among the players and spectators and in the process convey the lesson that harmony is the key to every success.
www.asianinfo.org /asianinfo/issues/2002_fifa_world_cup_korea.htm   (1325 words)

 2002 World Cup Soccer Facts | FIFA World Cup Korea & Japan | World Cup History & Records   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The largest crowd to watch a World Cup soccer game live are the 199,850 people who crammed into a stadium in Brazil for a game between Brazil and Uruguay during the 1950 World Cup.
The smallest crowd to watch a World Cup soccer game was the 300 who showed up to the game between Romania and Peru during the 1930 World Cup of soccer in Uruguay.
India refused to play in the 1950 World Cup because FIFA told the players they would have to play in soccer cleats, rather than barefoot.
www.kidzworld.com /site/p2145.htm   (320 words)

 2002 FIFA World Cup - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 2002 FIFA World Cup, the 17th staging of the World Cup, was held in South Korea and Japan from May 31 to June 30.
It was also the first World Cup held in Asia, and the first held outside Europe or the Americas.
South Korea became the first Asian team to reach the semi-finals of the World Cup, eclipsing the record of their North Korean counterparts when they reached the quarter-finals in 1966.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/2002_FIFA_World_Cup   (700 words)

 Games : FIFA World Cup 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
FIFA World Cup 2002 may well be the easiest to pick up and play of any EA title, but without diminishing the feeling of authenticity we?ve come to expect of this series.
Even though FIFA World Cup 2002 only provides two modes of play, the World Cup experience is recreated well enough to make up for it.
FIFA World Cup 2002 is scheduled to be released in April, 2002.
www.nintendo.com /games/gamepage/gamepage_main.jsp?gameId=1012   (823 words)

 FIFA World Cup 2002
Marrying EA Sports' trademark razzamatazz with the hype and glitter of the biggest sporting event on Earth, the PS One's 2002 FIFA World Cup is a multimedia feast, with a passable game tacked on too.
As with FIFA 2002, it's clear that the bulk of the development money has gone in the direction of the PC and next-generation consoles; that's not to say that the PS One version has been totally neglected, as the intro sequences and the singing and dancing menu system testify.
2002 FIFA World Cup, despite its flaws, could be just the title for the younger player who's not particularly experienced with games in this genre: it's simple to get into and still provides a decent challenge.
www.psxa2z.com /gpgs/BT1383.html   (536 words)

 2002 FIFA World Cup Review
Well, as you know, the 2002 FIFA World Cup in Japan and South Korea is just around the corner, and just like in '98, Electronic Arts has once again decided to cash in on the whole World Cup hoopla by releasing an expansion pack (you might call it that) for FIFA 2002.
Furthermore, the visual aspect of 2002 FIFA WC was boosted accordingly, in order to produce a more detailed and life-like virtual models of their real-life counterparts.
FIFA world cup'02 is the best football game ever created and you all have to admit it....
www.actiontrip.com /reviews/2002fifaworldcup.phtml   (1614 words)

 FIFA World Cup
McDonald's is honored to be part of the 2002 FIFA World Cup, being hosted for the first in Asia and by two countries, Korea and Japan.
At the 2002 FIFA World Cup, McDonald's is helping children score big through a special program that reflects our ongoing commitment to enrich the lives of children everywhere.
We are proud sponsor of the McDonald's FIFA World Cup™ Player Escort Program, a unique program that gives more than 1,400 children, ages 6-10, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to escort some of football's best and most popular athletes onto the pitch for each of the 64 FIFA World Cup™ matches.
www.rmhc.com /usa/sports/cup.html   (179 words)

 rediff.com: 2002 FIFA World Cup home page
Brazil are the only country to have made it to 3 consecutive finals of the World Cup.
The 2002 World Cup clearly demonstrated the 'Beautiful Game' that soccer is. A celebration of some of the finest moments of the month-long tourney.
South Korea which bagged fourth place at the Cup feted its team with a parade and medals to the squad and coaches.
www.rediff.com /sports/football/worldcup.htm   (422 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: 2002 FIFA World Cup (GameCube): PC & Video Games   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Taking the essence of FIFA 2002 and modifying it for the world's greatest tournament, EA have restricted the scope of the game, offering only two modes of play (full tournament and friendly) and the 32 teams that are taking part in the tournament.
New camera angles and replays capture the intensity of World Cup games as they dramatise nearly missed shots, fouls and goals by focusing on players' facial animations as they grimace and fall to their knees in frustration or pump their fists and cheer in celebration of a goal.
Fifa 2002 is a must for beginners and experts of the game,alike.
www.amazon.co.uk /2002-FIFA-World-Cup-GameCube/dp/B000060OBZ   (1378 words)

 2002 FIFA World Cup™
The 2002 FIFA World Cup reached a feverish crescendo last week as Brazil defeated Germany in the finals to earn an unprecedented fifth world cup title.
2002 FIFA World Cup is the only officially licensed game to use the FIFA World Cup marks, emblem, mascots and stadiums in Korea and Japan.
With all three console manufacturers announcing their plans to make online gaming available in the fall of this year, by the summer of 2006 FIFA World Cup should truly be an international competition.
citypaper.net /articles/2002-07-12/naked2.shtml   (339 words)

 2002 FIFA World Cup - MobyGames
World Cup 2002 is the official game of the 17th FIFA World Cup, held in Korea and Japan between May 31 and June 30.
It is based on the engine of Fifa 2002, so experienced Fifa players can get used for it quite fast.
It is based on the 2002 World Cup - Korea and Japan, and includes all of the countries who promoted to the World Cup, and a lot more.
www.mobygames.com /game/2002-fifa-world-cup   (366 words)

 ESPN.com Soccernet FIFA World Cup 2002 - The review
Well, FIFA isn't exactly a bucket of realism, but this version is certainly fun, which is the most important aspect of a game.
Now if you've played FIFA 2002 then you'll find this game easier, but the difficulty and realism has improved and only a very skilled player will succeed in taking on the defence in World Class mode.
Sometimes it is funny when you catch a player on the ankle, and to your surprise, unlike FIFA 2002, he won't fly across the screen and land like a Stunt man, but he'll trip up, loose balance and fall to his knees, until he has his faces in the grass.
www.soccernet.com /gamingzone/editorial/20020619fifareview.html   (1590 words)

 FIFA.com The Official web site of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association
The 1998 Chinese figure was substantially overweighted - as were the Chinese viewing figures for the two previous FIFA World Cups - because they were based on Shanghai City ratings, which were then multiplied nationally to give an estimated audience for the entire country.
FIFA has taken the lead in deciding that a more accurate solution needed to be introduced and that this was the right time to do it.
The 2002 FIFA World Cup™ saw exceptionally high levels of out-of-home viewing in public places, such as pubs and bars, and in the workplace.
www.fifa.com /en/marketing/newmedia/index/0,3509,10,00.html   (1201 words)

 CNNSI.com - CNNSI.com's complete coverage of the FIFA World Cup
Ronaldo was on the roster for his third Cup final at age 25.
As his two goals led Brazil to a 2-0 win over Germany and a record fifth World Cup title, Ronaldo rediscovered his enchanting mix of regal majesty and youthful wonder, Grant Wahl writes in Sports Illustrated.
CNNSI.com's Pedro Pinto says the 2002 World Cup brought joy to nations around the world, even those in conflict.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /soccer/world/2002/world_cup   (235 words)

 2002 FIFA World Cup (Xbox) Reviews. Xbox Games Reviews by CNET.
With the exception of the hardest one, most of the difficulty settings in 2002 FIFA World Cup really aren't that challenging, and it doesn't really feel like there's an increase in the complexity of the AI when you move from one setting to the next.
The real attraction of 2002 FIFA World Cup's sound are the stadium noises, such as the country-specific chants and the chatter between players--both of which do an excellent job of replicating what it's like to be at a soccer game.
2002 FIFA World Cup has two different modes of play, a number of video extras about the World Cup tournament in Japan and Korea, a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the game, and some extras that you can unlock by playing through the tournament.
reviews.cnet.com /2002_FIFA_World_Cup_Xbox/4505-9582_7-30975419.html   (1243 words)

 Amazon.com: 2002 FIFA World Cup: Computer & Video Games   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
FIFA World Cup Moments bring the drama of the Cup to life with replays, special animations, and an all-new music score.
The only bad part is that it was FIFA World Cup and their is no season mode.
The FIFA World Cup is the world's largest, most-watched sports event.  The passion, drama, and character of the tournament, coupled...
www.amazon.com /Electronic-Arts-2002-FIFA-World/dp/B00006409R   (1447 words)

 2002 FIFA World Cup Review - GamersHell.com
FIFA 2002 was, in my opinion, the best sports game of 2001 and maybe the best soccer game ever.
In World Cup EA boasted of a new "air play" system that allows you to juggle the ball or do other flashy special moves all while heading towards the goal.
I know some people who enjoy playing for the Cup and possibly matching up with a friend along the way will be disappointed they left this out.
www.gamershell.com /pc/2002_fifa_world_cup/review.html   (1039 words)

 2002 FIFA World Cup   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Few Events capture the world's imagination as the world cup.
For nearly a month, the entire world gathers in front of television sets and cheers their favorite soccer teams and soccer players.
In 2002, 32 soccer teams competed to determine which team would win the World Cup and take home the coveted trophy.
www.worldcup2002.com   (53 words)

 FIFA World Player   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Ronaldo and Mia Hamm have been crowned king and queen of football at a star-studded FIFA World Player of the Year 2002 Gala in Madrid this evening.
The “Fenomenom”, who struck eight goals at the 2002 FIFA World Cup Korea/Japan™, was the number one for 59 of the 148 national team coaches who voted, and received three times first place nomination more than Zidane (18) and Kahn (16).
Along with the FIFA trophy for this year’s best player, Ronaldo also received the adidas Silver Ball for being selected as the second-best player of the 2002 FIFA World Cup as well as the giant adidas Golden Shoe for top goalscorer in the competition.
www.fifa.com /events/playergala/MR_A/48852_E.html   (494 words)

 GameSpy: 2002 FIFA World Cup
As the name suggests, the game focuses squarely on the World Cup tournament which takes place in Japan and Korea (May 31 to June 30 2002).
Though FIFA 2002 featured a Road to the World Cup mode, players who wanted to take their favorite national team to victory were out of luck: qualification was as far as you could go.
2002 FIFA World Cup picks up where the old game left off and brings the excitement of the tournament home like no other game.
pc.gamespy.com /pc/2002-fifa-world-cup   (173 words)

 Amazon.com: 2002 FIFA World Cup Korea-Japan: The Highlights: DVD: World Cup   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The World Cup Finals tournament is an objective two years in the making contested by 32 well-seasoned national sides composed of the finest athletes specifically trained for the task; for some, the journey itself is the destination...and for others nothing less than the title of World Champion is acceptable.
Amidst the color and spectacle that is the World Cup, 32 teams compete in a tournament for the ultimate achievement, the coveted World Cup.
Whenever a goal is scored the development of the goal is shown, sometimes from deep in the defense for a marvelous counterattack or from superb foot skills that evade the defenders and leave them twisted and the viewer in disbelief.
www.amazon.com /2002-FIFA-World-Cup-Korea-Japan/dp/B0000DG98H   (1361 words)

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