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System(s): Sega Dreamcast
Publisher: Sega
Licensor: National Hockey League, National Hockey League Players' Association
Peripherals supported: Jump Pack, Visual Memory Unit, Dreamcast VGA Box
Genre: Sports (Ice Hockey) (スポーツ(アイスホッケー))[1], Sports[2]

Number of players: 1-4
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Dreamcast
¥4,800 (5,040)4,800e[1] HDR-0199
Sega Rating: All Ages
Sega Dreamcast
$39.9939.99[4] 51182
ESRB: Everyone

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NHL 2K2 is an ice hockey game released as part of the 2K series of games. It was released exclusively on the Sega Dreamcast. NHL 2K2 was the last officially licensed game to be released for the Dreamcast in North America.

In Japan, this game (alongside others in the 2K2 line) was released exclusively through Dreamcast Direct.

Production credits

  • Executive Producer: Dr. Peter Akemann
  • Producer: Christopher A. Busse
  • Assistant Producers: John Andrunas, Lisa Ikeda, Susan Long
  • Lead Programmer: Charles Tolman
  • Programmers: Zachary Aeria, Thad Bowed, Marc Carlson, Mike Caruso, Amrit Dharwadkar, Paul Allen Edelstein, Tim Ford, John Lydon, Eric Hurd, Michael Mailhot, Jason L. McKesson, Mark Nau, Tim Probst, Adam R. Rakunas, Matthew Rusch, Dimiter "malkia" Stanev, John Stanley
  • Additional Programming: Chris Baker
  • Art Director: Christian Busic
  • Artists: Loudvik Akopyan, Jennifer Anderson, Scott Bendis, Darwin Dumlao, Sukru Gilman, Bradley P. Grace, Cameron S. Petty, Dan Santat, Erik M. Stone, Paul Whitehead, Johnny P. van Zelm
  • Additional Art: Casey McGonagle, Casto Vocal
  • Lead Animator: Dan B. Golden
  • Animators: Stephen Fedasz IV, Jay Juneau
  • Audio Director: Sergio Bustamante II
  • Music: Douglas Rappaport
  • Sound Designer: Kris Giampa
  • QA Lead: Sean Johnson
  • QA: Marc Droudian
  • Tech Support: Rose Villasenor
  • Additional Music: David Logan
  • Music Licensing Consultant: Maissa Dauriac
  • Play By Play: Bob Miller
  • Color Commentary: Mike Villani
  • Arena PA Announcer: Charles “Chuck” Klausmeyer
  • VO Recorded: Woodholly Studios
  • Woodholly Engineer: Steve Nafshun
  • Special Thanks: Doris Argoud, Shawn Capistrano, Don Likeness, Terri McAlpine, Kevin Tomatani
  • Senior Producer: Greg Thomas
  • Project Manager: Randy Hauser
  • Director of Quality Assurance: Chien Yu
  • Lead Tester: Damon Perdue
  • Testers: Ben Doan, Kerry Glen, Shane Fenton, Chris Baker, Haven Rocha, Benjamin Bishop, Donell Williams, Erik Andreassen, Erik Lampi, Junior Sison, Buddy Moles
  • Motion Capture Talent: Jason Cippola, Mike Bales, Joe Murphy
  • Special Thanks: Scott Patterson, Jane Thompson, Christian Lalonde, Abe Navarro, Linda Santiago, Black Box Games
US manual
NHL2K2 DC US Manual.pdf

Magazine articles

Main article: NHL 2K2/Magazine articles.

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
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Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) NTSC-U
Famitsu (JP) NTSC-J
GamePro (US) NTSC-U
Play (US)
PSX Extreme (PL) NTSC-U
Sega Dreamcast
Based on
6 reviews


Dreamcast, JP
NHL2K2 DC JP Box Front.jpg
Dreamcast, US
NHL2K2DCUSBack.jpgNHL2K2 DC US Box Front.jpg
NHL2K2 DC US Manual.pdf

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Dreamcast
2002-01-08 GD-R Page

External links



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Main page | Development | Magazine articles | Reception

Sega Dreamcast
Prototypes: 2002-01-08
Ice Hockey games published by Sega
Champion Ice Hockey (1985) | Great Ice Hockey (1986) | Slap Shot (1990) | Mario Lemieux Hockey (1991)
NHL All-Star Hockey Series
NHL All-Star Hockey '95 (1995) | NHL All-Star Hockey (Game Gear) (1995) | NHL All-Star Hockey (1995) | NHL All-Star Hockey 98 (1997)
NHL 2K Series
NHL 2K (1999) | NHL 2K2 (2002) | NHL 2K3 (2002) | ESPN NHL Hockey (2003) | ESPN NHL 2K5 (2004)

Games in the 2K Sports series
2K 2K1 2K2 2K3 2K4 2K5
Basketball NBA 2K NBA 2K1 NBA 2K2 NBA 2K3 ESPN NBA Basketball ESPN NBA 2K5
American football NFL 2K NFL 2K1 NFL 2K2 NFL 2K3 ESPN NFL Football ESPN NFL 2K5
Ice hockey NHL 2K -- NHL 2K2 NHL 2K3 ESPN NHL Hockey ESPN NHL 2K5
Baseball -- World Series Baseball 2K1 World Series Baseball 2K2 World Series Baseball 2K3 ESPN Major League Baseball --
College football -- -- NCAA College Football 2K2 NCAA College Football 2K3 -- --
College Basketball -- -- -- NCAA College Basketball 2K3 ESPN College Hoops ESPN College Hoops 2K5
Others Virtua Athlete 2K -- Tennis 2K2 -- -- --