NASCAR Racing 2002 Season

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NASCAR Racing 2002 Season
NASCAR Racing 2002.jpg
Cover art featuring the cars of Kevin Harvick, Terry Labonte, Dale Jarrett, Ward Burton, and Jeff Burton
Developer(s)Papyrus Design Group
Publisher(s)Sierra Entertainment
Platform(s)Windows, Mac
Release
  • NA: February 14, 2002
  • EU: March 15, 2002
Genre(s)Sim racing
Mode(s)Singleplayer, Multiplayer

NASCAR Racing 2002 Season is the successor to NASCAR Racing 4, released in 2002.

Reception[edit]

Reception
Aggregate score
AggregatorScore
Metacritic89/100[1]
Review scores
PublicationScore
CGW4/5 stars[2]
GameSpot8.8/10[3]
GameSpy5/5 stars[4]
GameZone9.3/10[5]
IGN8.9/10[6]
PC Gamer (US)93%[7]
PC Zone70%[8]

The game received "generally favorable reviews", just one point shy of "universal acclaim", according to the review aggregation website Metacritic.[1]

According to Edge, the game sold at least 100,000 copies in the United States, but was beaten by NASCAR Racing 4's 260,000 sales in the region.[9] Total US sales of NASCAR Racing computer games released in the 2000s reached 900,000 copies by August 2006.[9]

The game won the award for "2002 Best Racing Game" at the 9th Annual PC Gamer Awards.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "NASCAR Racing 2002 Season for PC Reviews". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved April 14, 2020.
  2. ^ Hermes, Wade (June 2002). "NASCAR Racing 2002 Season" (PDF). Computer Gaming World. No. 215. Ziff Davis. p. 82. Retrieved April 14, 2020.
  3. ^ Goble, Gord (February 15, 2002). "NASCAR Racing 2002 Season Review [date mislabeled as "May 17, 2006"]". GameSpot. CBS Interactive. Retrieved April 14, 2020.
  4. ^ Cauthen, John (April 4, 2002). "GameSpy: NASCAR Racing 2002 Season". GameSpy. IGN Entertainment. Retrieved April 14, 2020.
  5. ^ Lafferty, Michael (February 25, 2002). "NASCAR(r) Racing 2002 Season Review". GameZone. Archived from the original on March 17, 2008. Retrieved April 14, 2020.
  6. ^ Sulic, Ivan (March 7, 2002). "NASCAR Racing 2002 Season Review". IGN. Ziff Davis. Retrieved April 14, 2020.
  7. ^ Mahood, Andy (May 2002). "NASCAR Racing 2002 [Season]". PC Gamer. Vol. 9 no. 5. Imagine Media. p. 76. Archived from the original on March 15, 2006. Retrieved April 14, 2020.
  8. ^ Hill, Steve (May 29, 2002). "PC Review: NASCAR Racing 2002 Season". PC Zone. Future plc.
  9. ^ a b Edge staff (August 25, 2006). "The Top 100 PC Games of the 21st Century (Page 3)". Edge. Future plc. Archived from the original on October 19, 2012. Retrieved April 14, 2020.
  10. ^ PC Gamer staff (March 2003). "The Ninth Annual PC Gamer Awards". PC Gamer. Vol. 10 no. 3. Imagine Media. pp. 48–50, 54, 58, 60, 66, 68, 70.

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