Best ps2 games

Discussion in 'Sony PlayStation 1 & 2' started by BetterDuck, Apr 17, 2018.

  1. BetterDuck
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    I know there's already the essentials thread but that doesn't do anything for me. So like since I've got my ps2, it's all nice and modded, I wanna know some good games I can buy for it. Now, I don't just want "oh buy this game it good" I wanna know what the game is, what it's about and why it's worth my time. I want to find some truly great ps2 games and i don't just want the generic top 50. Underrated gems are appreciated.
     
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    You should look at the ".hack" games, this is fucking amazing séries of game where you play someone that play at MMORPG + fucking storie :)))
     
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    Final Fantasy X, X-2 and XII are good stuff. XII is more of an old school RPG set in a medieval era were X is more of a general fantasy setting. Both provide many hours of game play. The God of War titles are also good if you like action beat-em-up games. They have amazing graphics. Dragon Quest is good, never played the .hack games. Need for Speed Most Wanted is an excellent racing game (it's only single player though). Those are all I can think of off the top of my head.
     
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    Grand theft auto, metal gear, god of war are classics, but you probably already know that. My personal favorites are War of the monsters, Tony hawk 4, and dark cloud are fantastic.
     
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    Viewtiful Joe.
     
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    Just started playing this with my arcade stick. It’s pretty dope.
     
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    If you're looking for hidden gems, check out:

    - Darkwatch, a unique vampire/western shooter

    - Cold Winter, a shooter powered by the Karma physics engine which is an overlooked gem

    - The Getaway, often forgotten by people who weren't around much in the PS2 days, is basically GTA in London and it's a good time

    - GUN, a game similar to Red Dead Redemption
     
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    The Bouncer. It's an early PS2 game made by Square that plays as a 3D Beat em up. It's pretty fun and the graphics are really good too.
     
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    - Burnout Revenge, in my opinion the best Burnout game.
    - SoulCalibur II, probably one of the best fighting games ever released.
    - Donald Duck: Quack Attack, not too highly rated, fairly simple game but it still has great gameplay.
     
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    Alright, so I get paid in a little under an hour. Which of these games can I get for cheap? I'm already gonna get budokai tenkaichi 3 and that's gonna be pricey, so I'm looking for a value. Also if I can get it in good condition, that's a plus. I'm likely gonna try to put this games on my hard drive through hdl

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    Basically I'm asking you to do the work for me since I'm lazy and gotta sleep soon

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    I remember buying a PS2 for GTA: San Andreas. I got GTA Vice City and GTA III soon after.

    I enjoyed London Racer: Police Madness a lot!
    Lemmings was very nice too.

    Ofcourse the most time I spent on is GTA: San Andreas :D
     
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    tales of destiny dc / tales of destiny 2 / tales of rebirth / tales of legendia etc.

    and there is radiata stories / valkyrie games / digital devil saga 1 and 2 / suikoden games / wild arms games / shining games.

    there are so many tbh
     
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    You mention Legendia, but not Abyss? Shame on you.
     
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    oh but that was my very first tales game, i loved it.
    he asked for best, i think those tales i mentioned are the best on ps2.

    i give legendia more love because it was so underrated.
    abyss is fantastic.

    but nothing beats destiny for me , and well rebirth is a gem too.
     
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    An anti-anime bunker
    Shadow of the Colossus
    Ico (PAL)
    Dark Cloud
    I think out of all my PS2 games, I pored the most time into these
     
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    I liked the Syphon Filter games a lot on the Ps2 although it were just ports of the psp versions. (don't know if there were more than one :s).
    And if you like music games I would say Gitarooman and maybe Fantavision.
     
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