EA Canada ( PC, PS2, Xbox)
Budcat Creations ( GBA)
Game Boy Advance
September 17, 2001
September 17, 2001 NA
October 5, 2001 PAL PlayStation 2
September 24, 2001 NA
October 19, 2001 PAL Xbox
December 10, 2001 NA
March 14, 2002 PAL Game Boy Advance
Sports - Ice Hockey Sim
Single-player, multiplayer, multiplayer online
is a NHL 2002 video game released by EA Sports on September 17, 2001. It is the predecessor to . The game's cover man is NHL 2003 Pittsburgh Penguins superstar and owner Mario Lemieux.
Features [ edit ]
Bill Clement is replaced by Don Taylor for NHL 2002. Taylor's quirky and often slapstick commentary style drew mixed reception from fans of the game.
September 11, 2001, a patch was created that changed the image shown on the loading screen before New York Rangers games. Originally, it had been the World Trade Center. It was changed to the Statue of Liberty. ( New York Islanders games simply showed the arena.)
GBA version [ edit ]
NHL 2002 was the only game in the series to be released on the
Game Boy Advance. This version is an updated port of NHL 96 for the SNES, and contains many features from that past title. It was also the last EA Sports NHL game to have 2D graphics, and the last NHL game to be on a handheld console until [1 ] NHL 07. This GBA game was not released in Europe.
Soundtrack [ edit ]
The games' soundtrack consists of instrumental techno songs by composer
Rom Di Prisco (who has done previous games by EA games, including the NHL series), as well as these licensed tracks.
References [ edit ]
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