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Encyclopedia > 2002 in video gaming

Notable events of 2002 in video gaming. See also history of computer and video games. For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... see also: 2001 in games, 2003 in games Games Released or Invented in 2002 A Game of Thrones collectible card game Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game Amber Sparks:Ultimate Destruction 2 Rachet and Clank Kingdom Hearts Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Mad Maestro Game awards given in 2002 Spiel... 2001 2001 in games 2000 in video gaming 2002 in video gaming Notable events of 2001 in video gaming. ... 2003 2003 in games 2002 in video gaming 2004 in video gaming Notable events of 2003 in computer and video games. ... Home video-game systems became popular during the 1970s and 80s. ...

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The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) is a non-profit organization that promotes entertainment software, such as video and computer games, with its Interactive Achievement Awards ceremony held annually since 1998. ... The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) has been hosting the Interactive Achievement Awards for video game publication anually since 1998. ... Publicity photo of Will Wright and a character from The Sims William R. Wright (born January 20, 1960) is an American computer game designer and co-founder of the game development company, Maxis. ... A color version of the Maxis logo, used since 1992 Maxis Software was founded as a video game developer and is now a brand name of Electronic Arts (EA). ... Since 1998, the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) has annually inducted into its Hall of Fame video game developers that have made revolutionary and innovative achievements in the computer and video game industry. ... The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), is a British organization that hosts annual awards shows for film, television, childrens film and television, and interactive media. ... The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) annually hosted the BAFTA Interactive Entertainment Awards[1][2] for multimedia entertainment between 1998 and 2003. ... Ian Livingstone (born December 1949 in Prestbury, England) is an English fantasy author and entrepreneur. ... Big Fish Games is a provider of Internet media delivery software and services based in Seattle, Washington. ... Paul Thelen, Big Fish Games Founder and CEO, has an MBA from Stanford University and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Washington. ... E³ logo Presented by the Entertainment Software Association, the Electronic Entertainment Expo, commonly known and composed as E3 (besides the organiser’s usage of E³, the superscript version is rarely used), is the worlds largest annual trade show for the computer and video games industry. ... The Game Critics Awards for the Best of E³ have been held annually at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E³) since 1998. ... Eidos Interactive is a publisher of video and computer games based in the United Kingdom. ... Jill De Jong (born February 2, 1982) is a Dutch model. ... (1996) Lara Croft (birthday February 14, 1968) is an English video game character and the Amazonian heroine of the Tomb Raider series of video games, movies and comic books. ... G4 Media, Inc. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... G4 Media, Inc. ... The Game Developers Conference has annually hosted the Independent Games Festival (IGF) since 1999 to reward innovative games produced by independent video game developers as well as full-time college and high school students. ... The Game Developers Conference (GDC) is an annual gathering of video game developers. ... The Game Developers Conference has annually hosted the Game Developers Choice Awards presented by the International Game Developers Association for outstanding developers of video game entertainment since 2001. ... Sega Corporation ) is an international video game software and hardware developing company, and a former home computer and console manufacturer. ... palmOne Tungsten T5 Personal digital assistants (PDAs) are handheld computers that were originally designed as personal organizers, but became much more versatile over the years. ... The Rockstar Games logo. ... Computer and video games have been the subject of frequent controversy and censorship, due to the depiction of graphic violence, sexual themes, racism, advertising, eavesdropping, consumption of illegal drugs, consumption of alcohol or tobacco, propaganda or profanity in some games. ... Grand Theft Auto III (GTA III) is an action computer and video game developed by DMA Design (now Rockstar North), published by Rockstar Games in October 2001 (see 2001 in video gaming) for the PlayStation 2 video game console, May 2002 for Windows-based personal computers (PCs), and in November... Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (released in October 2002) is the fourth video game in the hit Grand Theft Auto series. ... March 22 is the 81st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (82nd in leap years). ... This article is about a computer game released in 2000. ... Myst (or MYST) is a graphic adventure computer game designed and directed by the brothers Robyn and Rand Miller. ...

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PS2 Linux gamebox. ... PS2 Linux gamebox. ... Linux refers to any Unix-like computer operating system which uses the Linux kernel. ... January 22 is the 22nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Medal of Honor: Allied Assault (MoH:AA) is a first-person shooter (FPS) computer game by Electronic Arts. ... Macs like the iMac Core Duo are also personal computers. Unlike many PCs, the iMac is an all in one with all its components, including processor and speakers, in one case. ... February 11 is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Maximo: Ghosts to Glory is a PlayStation 2 video game by Capcom released in 2002. ... The PlayStation 2 (PS2) ) is Sonys second video game console, the successor to the PlayStation and the predecessor to the PlayStation 3. ... March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (64th in leap years). ... Tony Hawks Pro Skater 3 is a video game in the Tony Hawks Series . ... GBA redirects here. ... Xbox is a sixth generation era video game console produced by Microsoft. ... March 25 is the 84th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (85th in leap years). ... Global Operations is a first-person shooter computer game developed by Barking Dog Studios and published by both Crave Entertainment and Electronic Arts. ... Macs like the iMac Core Duo are also personal computers. Unlike many PCs, the iMac is an all in one with all its components, including processor and speakers, in one case. ... March 26 is the 85th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (86th in leap years). ... Star Wars: Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast (aka JK2) is a Star Wars computer game released in 2002. ... Macs like the iMac Core Duo are also personal computers. Unlike many PCs, the iMac is an all in one with all its components, including processor and speakers, in one case. ... March 28 is the 87th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (88th in leap years). ... Macs like the iMac Core Duo are also personal computers. Unlike many PCs, the iMac is an all in one with all its components, including processor and speakers, in one case. ... March 31 is the 90th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (91st in Leap years), with 275 days remaining. ... Dungeon Siege is a real time computer role-playing game developed by Gas Powered Games and published by Microsoft. ... Macs like the iMac Core Duo are also personal computers. Unlike many PCs, the iMac is an all in one with all its components, including processor and speakers, in one case. ... April 30 is the 120th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (121st in leap years), with 245 days remaining. ... Resident Evil ) is a survival horror game by Capcom and is the inaugural title in the Resident Evil series. ... The Nintendo GameCube , GCN) is Nintendos fourth home video game console, belonging to the sixth generation era. ... May 2 is the 122nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (123rd in leap years). ... The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind, also known simply as Morrowind, is a first-person (also playable in third person) computer role-playing game in Bethesda Softworks The Elder Scrolls series. ... Macs like the iMac Core Duo are also personal computers. Unlike many PCs, the iMac is an all in one with all its components, including processor and speakers, in one case. ... May 16 is the 136th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (137th in leap years). ... Final Fantasy XI ), also known as Final Fantasy XI: Online or simply Final Fantasy Online, is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game set in Square Enixs Final Fantasy series. ... The PlayStation 2 (PS2) ) is Sonys second video game console, the successor to the PlayStation and the predecessor to the PlayStation 3. ... May 20 is the 140th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (141st in leap years). ... Grand Theft Auto III (GTA III) is an action computer and video game developed by DMA Design (now Rockstar North), published by Rockstar Games in October 2001 (see 2001 in video gaming) for the PlayStation 2 video game console, May 2002 for Windows-based personal computers (PCs), and in November... Macs like the iMac Core Duo are also personal computers. Unlike many PCs, the iMac is an all in one with all its components, including processor and speakers, in one case. ... May 20 is the 140th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (141st in leap years). ... ... Macs like the iMac Core Duo are also personal computers. Unlike many PCs, the iMac is an all in one with all its components, including processor and speakers, in one case. ... May 28 is the 148th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (149th in leap years). ... Medal of Honor: Frontline is the first installment of Electronic Arts popular Medal of Honor series for the Sony PlayStation 2, Microsoft Xbox, and Nintendo GameCube video game systems. ... The PlayStation 2 (PS2) ) is Sonys second video game console, the successor to the PlayStation and the predecessor to the PlayStation 3. ... June 1 is the 152nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (153rd in leap years), with 213 days remaining. ... The House of the Dead III is a 2002 light gun arcade game with a horror theme, and the third installment to the House of the Dead series of video games, developed by Wow Entertainment and Sega. ... Arcade can mean several things: Arcade (architecture) - A passage or walkway, often including retailers. ... June 6 is the 157th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (158th in leap years), with 208 days remaining // 1508 - Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor, is defeated in Friulia by Venetian forces; he is forced to sign a three-year truce and cede several territories to Venice 1513... Xbox is a sixth generation era video game console produced by Microsoft. ... June 16 is the 167th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (168th in leap years), with 198 days remaining. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Macs like the iMac Core Duo are also personal computers. Unlike many PCs, the iMac is an all in one with all its components, including processor and speakers, in one case. ... July 3 is the 184th day of the year (185th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 181 days remaining. ... Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos, released by Blizzard Entertainment in 2002, is a real-time strategy computer game and the second sequel to Warcraft. ... Macs like the iMac Core Duo are also personal computers. Unlike many PCs, the iMac is an all in one with all its components, including processor and speakers, in one case. ... August 13 is the 225th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (226th in leap years), with 140 days remaining. ... Macs like the iMac Core Duo are also personal computers. Unlike many PCs, the iMac is an all in one with all its components, including processor and speakers, in one case. ... August 19 is the 231st day of the year (232nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Medieval: Total War (MTW), is a real-time strategy game where the player builds a dynastic empire in medieval Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East. ... Macs like the iMac Core Duo are also personal computers. Unlike many PCs, the iMac is an all in one with all its components, including processor and speakers, in one case. ... August 25 is the 237th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (238th in leap years), with 128 days remaining. ... Super Mario Sunshine is a 3-D platforming video game developed and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo GameCube. ... The Nintendo GameCube , GCN) is Nintendos fourth home video game console, belonging to the sixth generation era. ... August 25 is the 237th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (238th in leap years), with 128 days remaining. ... Super Monkey Ball 2 is the sequel to Super Monkey Ball. ... The Nintendo GameCube , GCN) is Nintendos fourth home video game console, belonging to the sixth generation era. ... August 27 is the 239th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (240th in leap years), with 126 days remaining. ... SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs is a first-person shooter video game developed by Zipper Interactive and published by Sony Computer Entertainment as an exclusive title for the PlayStation 2. ... The PlayStation 2 (PS2) ) is Sonys second video game console, the successor to the PlayStation and the predecessor to the PlayStation 3. ... August 29 is the 241st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (242nd in leap years), with 124 days remaining. ... Macs like the iMac Core Duo are also personal computers. Unlike many PCs, the iMac is an all in one with all its components, including processor and speakers, in one case. ... September 4 is the 247th day of the year (248th in leap years). ... Icewind Dale II is a computer role-playing game developed by Black Isle Studios, and set in the Forgotten Realms Icewind Dale region. ... Macs like the iMac Core Duo are also personal computers. Unlike many PCs, the iMac is an all in one with all its components, including processor and speakers, in one case. ... September 10 is the 253rd day of the year (254th in leap years). ... Battlefield 1942 is an expansive first-person shooter (FPS), set in World War II, developed by Digital Illusions CE and published by Electronic Arts for Microsoft Windows (2002) and Apple Macintosh (2004). ... Macs like the iMac Core Duo are also personal computers. Unlike many PCs, the iMac is an all in one with all its components, including processor and speakers, in one case. ... September 15 is the 258th day of the year (259th in leap years). ... Animal Crossing, known as Dōbutsu no Mori ) or Forest of Animals in Japan, is a life simulation video game developed by Nintendo EAD and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo GameCube and it was a Nintendo GameCube Players Choice. ... The Nintendo GameCube , GCN) is Nintendos fourth home video game console, belonging to the sixth generation era. ... September 23 is the 266th day of the year (267th in leap years). ... Tekken 4 is the fifth installment in the Tekken video game franchise, and was the second in the Tekken series for the PlayStation 2. ... The PlayStation 2 (PS2) ) is Sonys second video game console, the successor to the PlayStation and the predecessor to the PlayStation 3. ... September 24 is the 267th day of the year (268th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Xbox is a sixth generation era video game console produced by Microsoft. ... September 30 is the 273rd day of the year (274th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The PlayStation 2 (PS2) ) is Sonys second video game console, the successor to the PlayStation and the predecessor to the PlayStation 3. ... September 30 is the 273rd day of the year (274th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... No One Lives Forever, commonly abbreviated NOLF, is the name of a computer game and video game series by Monolith Productions. ... Macs like the iMac Core Duo are also personal computers. Unlike many PCs, the iMac is an all in one with all its components, including processor and speakers, in one case. ... September 30 is the 273rd day of the year (274th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Unreal Tournament 2003 is a first-person shooter computer game designed mainly for multiplayer gaming although the game had a built in single-player mode that mimics multiplayer gaming by featuring AI-bots. ... Macs like the iMac Core Duo are also personal computers. Unlike many PCs, the iMac is an all in one with all its components, including processor and speakers, in one case. ... October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 47 disguised. ... The Nintendo GameCube , GCN) is Nintendos fourth home video game console, belonging to the sixth generation era. ... Macs like the iMac Core Duo are also personal computers. Unlike many PCs, the iMac is an all in one with all its components, including processor and speakers, in one case. ... The PlayStation 2 (PS2) ) is Sonys second video game console, the successor to the PlayStation and the predecessor to the PlayStation 3. ... Xbox is a sixth generation era video game console produced by Microsoft. ... October 9 is the 282nd day of the year (283rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... TimeSplitters 2 is a 2002 first-person shooter for Sony PlayStation 2, Microsoft Xbox, and Nintendo GameCube. ... The PlayStation 2 (PS2) ) is Sonys second video game console, the successor to the PlayStation and the predecessor to the PlayStation 3. ... October 15 is the 288th day of the year (289th in leap years). ... Red Faction II is a sequel to the hit game Red Faction and takes place on Earth as opposed to the Mars of the first. ... The PlayStation 2 (PS2) ) is Sonys second video game console, the successor to the PlayStation and the predecessor to the PlayStation 3. ... October 16 is the 289th day of the year (290th in leap years). ... The Nintendo GameCube , GCN) is Nintendos fourth home video game console, belonging to the sixth generation era. ... Xbox is a sixth generation era video game console produced by Microsoft. ... October 22 is the 295th day of the year (296th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 70 days remaining. ... Xbox is a sixth generation era video game console produced by Microsoft. ... October 23 is the 296th day of the year (297th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Tony Hawks Pro Skater 4, often called THPS4, is the fourth released in the Tony Hawks Series. ... The Nintendo GameCube , GCN) is Nintendos fourth home video game console, belonging to the sixth generation era. ... The PlayStation 2 (PS2) ) is Sonys second video game console, the successor to the PlayStation and the predecessor to the PlayStation 3. ... Xbox is a sixth generation era video game console produced by Microsoft. ... October 25 is the 298th day of the year (299th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Macs like the iMac Core Duo are also personal computers. Unlike many PCs, the iMac is an all in one with all its components, including processor and speakers, in one case. ... October 27 is the 300th day of the year (301st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 65 days remaining. ... Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (released in October 2002) is the fourth video game in the hit Grand Theft Auto series. ... The PlayStation 2 (PS2) ) is Sonys second video game console, the successor to the PlayStation and the predecessor to the PlayStation 3. ... October 28 is the 301st day of the year (302nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 64 days remaining. ... GBA redirects here. ... November 1 is the 305th day of the year (306th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 60 days remaining. ... Age of Mythology (also known as AoM) is a mythology-based real-time strategy (RTS) computer game by Ensemble Studios. ... Macs like the iMac Core Duo are also personal computers. Unlike many PCs, the iMac is an all in one with all its components, including processor and speakers, in one case. ... November 4 is the 308th day of the year (309th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 57 days remaining. ... Metal Gear Solid 2: Substance is a stealth-based game developed by Konami for the Xbox, PlayStation 2 and PC and first released in 2002. ... Xbox is a sixth generation era video game console produced by Microsoft. ... November 4 is the 308th day of the year (309th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 57 days remaining. ... Ratchet & Clank is a platforming and shooting video game for the PlayStation 2. ... The PlayStation 2 (PS2) ) is Sonys second video game console, the successor to the PlayStation and the predecessor to the PlayStation 3. ... November 6 is the 310th day of the year (311th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 55 days remaining. ... The Elder Scrolls III: Tribunal was the first expansion for Bethesda Softworks The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind. ... Macs like the iMac Core Duo are also personal computers. Unlike many PCs, the iMac is an all in one with all its components, including processor and speakers, in one case. ... November 10 is the 314th day of the year (315th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 51 days remaining. ... The Nintendo GameCube , GCN) is Nintendos fourth home video game console, belonging to the sixth generation era. ... Xbox is a sixth generation era video game console produced by Microsoft. ... November 10 is the 314th day of the year (315th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 51 days remaining. ... Resident Evil 0 or Resident Evil Zero, known in Japan as Biohazard 0 (バイオハザード0), is a survival horror game that was developed and published by Capcom for the Nintendo GameCube and released in 2002. ... The Nintendo GameCube , GCN) is Nintendos fourth home video game console, belonging to the sixth generation era. ... November 10 is the 314th day of the year (315th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 51 days remaining. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Xbox is a sixth generation era video game console produced by Microsoft. ... November 11 is the 315th day of the year (316th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 50 days remaining. ... MechAssault was the first Mech video game for the Microsoft video game console, Xbox. ... Xbox is a sixth generation era video game console produced by Microsoft. ... November 11 is the 315th day of the year (316th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 50 days remaining. ... Medal of Honor: Allied Assault (MoH:AA) is a first-person shooter (FPS) computer game by Electronic Arts. ... Macs like the iMac Core Duo are also personal computers. Unlike many PCs, the iMac is an all in one with all its components, including processor and speakers, in one case. ... November 15 is the 319th day of the year (320th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 46 days remaining. ... Metroid Prime (メトロイドプライム Metoroido Puraimu) is a first-person adventure/shooter video game developed by Nintendo-owned Retro Studios and released by Nintendo in 2002 for the GameCube (and later bundled with GameCube in 2004). ... The Nintendo GameCube , GCN) is Nintendos fourth home video game console, belonging to the sixth generation era. ... November 18 is the 322nd day of the year (323rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The Nintendo GameCube , GCN) is Nintendos fourth home video game console, belonging to the sixth generation era. ... November 18 is the 322nd day of the year (323rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Tom Clancys Splinter Cell is a critically-acclaimed stealth-based video game, developed by Ubisoft Montreal. ... Xbox is a sixth generation era video game console produced by Microsoft. ... November 20 is the 324th day of the year (325th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The Nintendo GameCube , GCN) is Nintendos fourth home video game console, belonging to the sixth generation era. ... Xbox is a sixth generation era video game console produced by Microsoft. ... November 20 is the 324th day of the year (325th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance is a video game developed and produced by Midway. ... The PlayStation 2 (PS2) ) is Sonys second video game console, the successor to the PlayStation and the predecessor to the PlayStation 3. ... December 13 is the 347th day of the year (348th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker (or Zeruda no Densetsu: Kaze no Takuto in Japan) is the ninth game in the well-known The Legend of Zelda series of video games. ... The Nintendo GameCube , GCN) is Nintendos fourth home video game console, belonging to the sixth generation era. ...

Business

February 19 is the 50th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... May 10 is the 130th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (131st in leap years). ... November 15 is the 319th day of the year (320th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 46 days remaining. ... Xbox Live is a subscription-based online gaming service for Microsofts Xbox and Xbox 360 video game consoles. ... November 26 is the 330th day (331st on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Square Co. ... Enix, or more formally Enix Co. ... SQUARE ENIX (Japanese: スクウェア・エニックス) is a Japanese producer of popular video games and manga. ... Activision, Inc. ... Luxoflux is an American video game developer. ... Gray Matter Interactive Studios, Inc. ... Shaba Games is a video game developer founded in September 1997, located in San Francisco, California, and acquired by Activision in 2002, where it continues to operate as a wholly owned subsidiary. ... Z-Axis Ltd. ... Empire Interactive is a UK based video game company. ... The eJay Music Creation series is a music-creating software series. ... Infogrames Entertainment SA (IESA) is an international holding company headquartered in Lyon, France. ... Shiny Entertainment is a video game developer based in Newport Beach, CA, and is the creator of several hits such as Earthworm Jim and Enter The Matrix. ... Microsoft Corporation, (NASDAQ: MSFT, HKSE: 4338) is a multinational computer technology corporation with global annual revenue of US$44. ... Rare, Ltd. ... PCCW Limited (PCCW, 電訊盈科) (NYSE: PCW) is the largest telecommunication enterprise in Hong Kong. ... Jaleco (TYO: 7954 ) was founded as Japan Leisure Corporation on October 3rd 1974. ... The chemical compound capsaicin (8-methyl-N-vanillyl-6-nonenamide) is the active component of chilli peppers (Capsicum). ... Sony Corporation (Japanese katakana: ソニー) (TYO: 6758), (NYSE: SNE) is a global consumer electronics corporation based in Tokyo, Japan. ... Aiwa was a Japanese consumer electronics company, founded in 1951. ... Vivendi was the name of a French company, which merged in 2000 with Canal+ television networks and the Canadian company Seagram, the owner of Universal Studios film company, to become Vivendi Universal. ... Massive Entertainment is a Swedish computer game company. ...

Trends

The market research company NPD estimated that video game hardware, software, and accessories sold about US$10.3 billion in 2002. This was a 10% increase over the 2001 figure. Market research is the process of systematic gathering, recording and analyzing of data about customers, competitors and the market. ...


Video game consoles

The dominant video game consoles in 2002 were: It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Console wars. ...

Nintendo Company, Limited (任天堂 or ニンテンドー Nintendō; NASDAQ: NTDOY, TYO: 7974 usually referred to as simply Nintendo, or Big N ) is a multinational corporation founded on September 23, 1889[1] in Kyoto, Japan by Fusajiro Yamauchi to produce handmade hanafuda cards. ... The Nintendo GameCube , GCN) is Nintendos fourth home video game console, belonging to the sixth generation era. ... Microsoft Corporation, (NASDAQ: MSFT, HKSE: 4338) is a multinational computer technology corporation with global annual revenue of US$44. ... Xbox is a sixth generation era video game console produced by Microsoft. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The PlayStation 2 (PS2) ) is Sonys second video game console, the successor to the PlayStation and the predecessor to the PlayStation 3. ...

Handheld game systems

The dominant handheld system in 2002 was Nintendo's Game Boy Advance. One of the first handheld game consoles, Ball was the first product in the Game & Watch series. ... Nintendo Company, Limited (任天堂 or ニンテンドー Nintendō; NASDAQ: NTDOY, TYO: 7974 usually referred to as simply Nintendo, or Big N ) is a multinational corporation founded on September 23, 1889[1] in Kyoto, Japan by Fusajiro Yamauchi to produce handmade hanafuda cards. ... GBA redirects here. ...


Video game sales

#1 best selling video game of 2002
#1 best selling video game of 2002

The top 10 selling console video games in 2002 in the United States ranked by units sold, according to NPD, were: Vice City box art This is the cover art for a video game. ... Vice City box art This is the cover art for a video game. ...

Top Grossing Video Games of 2002
Rank Title Platform Publisher
1 Grand Theft Auto: Vice City PS2 Rockstar Games
2 Grand Theft Auto III PS2 Rockstar Games
3 Madden NFL 2003 PS2 Electronic Arts
4 Super Mario Advance 2 GBA Nintendo
5 Gran Turismo 3: A-Spec PS2 Sony
6 Medal of Honor: Frontline PS2 Electronic Arts
7 Spider-Man: The Movie PS2 Activision
8 Kingdom Hearts PS2 Squaresoft
9 Halo: Combat Evolved Xbox Microsoft
10 Super Mario Sunshine GameCube Nintendo

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