Summary: This is one great game. It is lots of fun! It is loads better than Salt Lake City 2002, because it has more events, and the events are much better. This is a challenging game, with competitions that are hard, but can be easier depending on how much you practice the events, and which character you choose. It's hard to do well becasue each character has their different strengths.
Summary: This is a great game! It has ten events, each very fun. However, a create a player mode would be nice. A more realistic olympic compitition would be great. Also, IT NEEDS REAL ATHLETES! Speed Skating 6/10 It's fun, but pressing O and X at various speeds isn't THAT fun. Figure Skating 6/10 You have to press buttons at certain time to get the skater to do tricks. Not really that good. Moguls 9/10 This is really fun. You can perform a ton of tricks of the two ramps.
Summary: I enjoy this game and it's not as much button mashing as one would think. Some events are better than others, but there is a good variety of different events, and several competition modes to keep things from getting repetitive. This is a good multiplayer game to compete with your friends, but is also interesting enough to play single player.
Summary: ESPN International Winter Sports 2002 is preety dumb. There's no Olympic Athletics and that takes away alot. I was looking forward to Speed Skating with Apolo Onno but their was this guy that was not even a speed skater. So I moved on to snowboarding and their was that same guy. You don't see Apolo Onno snowboarding in the real Olympics! I tried every single event and their was that sam guy on EVERY event! ESPN could of made different people for each event!
Potentially more fun than the official SLC 2002 videogame
Paul R. Hanlin Jr., Amazon
10 March 2007
Summary: Consider...ESPN Winter Sports 2002 will have more events than Eidos' Salt Lake 2002 (10 vs. 6), and a better VARIETY of events (downhill, slalom, 4-man bobsled, snowboarding (halfpipe), 90 and 120m ski-jumping, freestyle moguls, 500m speedskating, ladies' figure skating and men's curling) vs. SLC 2002's multiple variations on skiing (men's downhill, women's slalom, men's snowboard parallel GS, women's freestyle aerials, 120m ski jumping and 2-man bobsled).
Excerpt: Rugby 2000 is another game from the successful EA Sports stable and with this title they have produced the most proficient rugby game to date. You can select leagues, tournaments, friendlies or even training sessions to play in. But perhaps the two player friendly (yeah, right!) is where the game's strength really lies as you try to outdo your mates. The menus are easy to navigate and will get you into a match in no time at all.
Excerpt: I'm not sure that I can add too much to the original full review, but I chose this when I recently bought a PS2 package (following World Cup success and all that!) and immediately knuckled down to it. I had had a very brief look at Rugby 2004 and didn't really like the player graphics, so when I had the chance to get the ORIGINAL EA Sports Rugby, I took a punt (sic). The very best part of the game is the Training Mode.
Excerpt: When i bought this game, it was the only rugby title out on any console apart from Jonah Lomu Rugby for the playstation. Although this game is a big improvement from Jonah Lomu Rugby, it does leave alot to be desired. PLAYABILITY - This game does have quite good playability but however the camera angle does make it very difficult at times. Also, the scrums can take a while to get onto, but with a bit of practice you get used to it.
Excerpt: When it came to Rugby games on the Playstation, the only one worth mentioning previously was Jonah Lomu Rugby. That is of course until 2001 when those clever guys at EA sports decided it was time for them to get in on the action. As I?m sure many of you are aware I am a big Rugby fan so when I saw this in Game for just £10 on the Ps2 I knew that it was one of those games I just had to buy.
Excerpt: When it came to Rugby games on the Playstation, the only one worth mentioning previously was Jonah Lomu Rugby. That is of course until 2001 when those clever guys at EA sports decided it was time for them to get in on the action. As I’m sure many of you are aware I am a big Rugby fan so when I saw this in Game for just £10 on the Ps2 I knew that it was one of those games I just had to buy.
Pros: Good Graphics, Training option is very good, as is the multiplayer
Cons: Game play isnt as good as it could have been . Some computer teams are far too hard to play .