NBA Live 2002

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
NBA Live 2002
NBA Live 2002 PS2 Cover.jpg
Developer(s) PlayStation: NuFX
Xbox/PlayStation 2: EA Canada
Publisher(s) Electronic Arts
Series NBA Live
Platform(s) PlayStation 2, PlayStation, Xbox
Release PlayStation 2
  • NA: October 29, 2001
  • EU: November 23, 2001
  • JP: January 1, 2002
PlayStation
  • NA: October 30, 2001
  • EU: November 23, 2001
Xbox
  • NA: November 18, 2001
  • JP: March 7, 2002
  • EU: March 14, 2002
Genre(s) Sports (Basketball)
Mode(s) Single-player, Multiplayer

NBA Live 2002 is the 2002 installment of the NBA Live video games series. The cover features Steve Francis as a member of the Houston Rockets. The game was developed by EA Sports and released on October 29, 2001 for the PlayStation 2, October 30, 2001 for the PlayStation and November 18, 2001 for the Xbox. This game was commentated by Don Poier and former NBA player Bob Elliot.[citation needed]

Reception[edit]

Reception
Review scores
Publication Score
PS PS2 Xbox
EGM N/A 4.83/10[1] N/A
Game Informer N/A 8.5/10[2] 8.5/10[3]
GamePro 4/5 stars[4] 4.5/5 stars[5] 4.5/5 stars[6]
Game Revolution N/A C[7] C[8]
GameSpot N/A 7.7/10[9] 7.7/10[10]
GameSpy N/A N/A 60%[11]
GameZone 8.5/10[12] N/A N/A
IGN N/A 7.6/10[13] 7.8/10[14]
OPM (US) 3.5/5 stars[15] 2.5/5 stars[16] N/A
OXM (US) N/A N/A 7.6/10[17]
X-Play N/A 3/5 stars[18] N/A
Aggregate score
Metacritic 81/100[19] 70/100[20] 76/100[21]

The PlayStation and Xbox versions received "generally favorable reviews", while the PlayStation 2 version received "average" reviews, according to video game review aggregator Metacritic.[19][20][21]

References[edit]

  1. ^ EGM staff (January 2002). "NBA Live 2002 (PS2)". Electronic Gaming Monthly: 216. 
  2. ^ Leeper, Justin (December 2001). "NBA Live 2002 (PS2)". Game Informer (104): 92. Archived from the original on September 15, 2008. Retrieved April 29, 2015. 
  3. ^ "NBA Live 2002 (Xbox)". Game Informer (105): 86. January 2002. 
  4. ^ Dan Elektro (December 21, 2001). "NBA Live 2002 Review for PlayStation on GamePro.com". GamePro. Archived from the original on February 7, 2005. Retrieved April 29, 2015. 
  5. ^ Dan Elektro (October 31, 2001). "NBA Live 2002 Review for PS2 on GamePro.com". GamePro. Archived from the original on February 7, 2005. Retrieved April 29, 2015. 
  6. ^ Dan Elektro (December 6, 2001). "NBA Live 2002 Review for Xbox on GamePro.com". GamePro. Archived from the original on January 19, 2005. Retrieved April 29, 2015. 
  7. ^ Dr. Moo (November 29, 2001). "NBA Live 2002 - PS2". Game Revolution. Archived from the original on July 9, 2008. Retrieved April 9, 2015. 
  8. ^ Dr. Moo (November 29, 2001). "NBA Live 2002 Review (Xbox)". Game Revolution. Retrieved April 29, 2015. 
  9. ^ Ahmed, Shahed (October 31, 2001). "NBA Live 2002 Review (PS2)". GameSpot. Retrieved April 29, 2015. 
  10. ^ Ahmed, Shahed (November 19, 2001). "NBA Live 2002 Review (Xbox)". GameSpot. Retrieved April 29, 2015. 
  11. ^ Bub, Andrew S. (December 25, 2001). "NBA Live 2002 (Xbox)". GameSpy. Archived from the original on January 12, 2005. Retrieved April 29, 2015. 
  12. ^ Code Cowboy (November 21, 2001). "NBA Live 2002 Review - PlayStation". GameZone. Archived from the original on June 8, 2008. Retrieved April 29, 2015. 
  13. ^ Zdyrko, David (November 1, 2001). "NBA Live 2002 (PS2)". IGN. Retrieved April 29, 2015. 
  14. ^ Boulding, Aaron (November 20, 2001). "NBA Live 2002 (Xbox)". IGN. Retrieved April 29, 2015. 
  15. ^ "NBA Live 2002 (PS)". Official U.S. PlayStation Magazine: 116. February 2002. 
  16. ^ "NBA Live 2002 (PS2)". Official U.S. PlayStation Magazine: 169. December 2001. 
  17. ^ "NBA Live 2002". Official Xbox Magazine: 75. February 2002. 
  18. ^ Schkloven, Emmett (December 4, 2001). "'NBA Live 2002' (PS2) Review". X-Play. Retrieved April 29, 2015. 
  19. ^ a b "NBA Live 2002 for PlayStation Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved April 29, 2015. 
  20. ^ a b "NBA Live 2002 for PlayStation 2 Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved April 29, 2015. 
  21. ^ a b "NBA Live 2002 for Xbox Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved April 29, 2015. 

External links[edit]