[Essential] PlayStation 2 games.

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[Essential] PlayStation 2 games. by test84 at 9:42 PM (34,479 Views / 0 Likes) 139 replies

  1. test84
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    so as the rules of the other essential lists:
    you can have more than one post but you should not name games that you already named before and not to edit your previous posts so it may never get seen.

    4 and 5+ votes:
    Breath of Fire: Dragon Quater (4 votes)
    Burnout 3 (5 votes)
    Devil May Cry 1 (4 votes)
    Devil May Cry 3 (5 votes)
    Dragon Quest VIII (7 votes)
    Final Fantasy X (5 votes)
    Final Fantasy XII (7 votes)
    Grand Theft Auto III (6 votes)
    Grand Theft Auto Vice City (6 votes)
    Grand Theft Auto San Andreas (9 votes)
    Grand Theft Auto Liberty City Stories (4 votes)
    God of War 1 (9 votes)
    God of War 2 (7 votes)
    Guitar Hero I (4 votes)
    Guitar Hero II (5 votes)
    Guitar Hero Encore: Rock the 80s (4 votes)
    ICO (4 votes)
    Kingdom Hearts I (5 vote)
    Kingdom Hearts II (5 vote)
    Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty (4 votes)
    Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater(4 votes)
    Prince Of Persia: The Sands Of Time (4 votes)

    and the rest:

    .hack//Infection (Part 1) (2 votes)
    .hack//Outbreak (Part 2) (2 votes)
    .hack//Mutation (Part 3) (2 votes)
    .hack//Quarantine (Part 4) (2 votes)
    .hack//G.U. Vol. 1//Rebirth (2 votes)
    .hack//G.U. Vol. 2//Reminisce (2 votes)
    Ape Escape 2 (1 votes)
    Ape Escape 3 (1 votes)
    Ace Combat 4 (1 votes)
    Ace Combat 5 (1 votes)
    Amplitude (1 votes)
    BLACK (1 votes)
    Beyond Good and Evil (2 votes)
    Budokai 3 (1 votes)
    Bully (3 votes)
    Burnout (1 votes)
    Burnout 2 (1 votes)
    Burnout Revenge (3 votes)
    Burnout Dominator (2 votes)
    Capcom vs SNK 2 (1 votes)
    Crazy Taxi (1 votes)
    Disgaea: Hour of Darkness (1 votes)
    Dark Cloud 1 (3 votes)
    Dark Cloud 2 (3 votes)
    Dead or Alive 2 (1 votes)
    Devil May Cry 2 (2 votes)
    Dirge Of Cerberus: Final Fantasy VII (2 votes)
    Disgaea (1 votes)
    Disgaea 2 (1 votes)
    Dragonball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2 (1 voteS)
    Dynasty Warriors 5 (1 votes)
    Everybody Loves Katamari (1 votes)
    Final Fantasy X-2 (3 votes)
    Frequency (1 votes)
    Gitaroo Man (1 votes)
    Gradius V (1 votes)
    Gran Turismo 4 (3 votes)
    Grand Theft Auto Vice City Stories (3 votes)
    Godhand (1 votes)
    Jak and Dexter (3 votes)
    Jak 2 (3 votes)
    Jak 3 (3 votes)
    Katamari Damacy (3 votes)
    Kingdom Hearts II: FM | Re: Chain of Memories (2 votes)
    Killer 7 (1 votes)
    Killzone (2 votes)
    Klonoa 2: Lunatea's Veil (2 votes)
    Lego Star Wars (2 votes)
    Lego Star Wars 2: The Original Trilogy (2 votes)
    Lemmings (1 votes)
    Marvel vs Capcom 2 (1 votes)
    Metal Arms: Glitch In The System (1 votes)
    Metal Gear Solid 2: Substance (1 votes)
    Metal Gear Solid 3: Subsistance (3 votes)
    Metal Slug Anthology (1 votes)
    Mercenaries (2 votes)
    MLB 07 the show (1 votes)
    NBA 2k7 (1 votes)
    NBA live 07 (1 votes)
    Odin Sphere (1 votes)
    Okami (5 votes)
    Onimusha 1 (1 votes)
    Onimusha 2 (1 votes)
    Onimusha 3 (1 votes)
    Outrun Coast 2 Coast (1 votes)
    PaRappa the Rapper 2 (1 votes)
    Persona3 (2 votes)
    Prince Of Persia: Warrior Within (3 votes)
    Prince Of Persia: The Two Thrones (3 votes)
    Project Zero II (1 votes)
    Project Zero 3 (1 votes)
    PSI-OPS (1 votes)
    Psychonauts (2 votes)
    Ratchet And Clank (3 votes)
    Ratchet And Clank: Going Commando (3 votes)
    Ratchet And Clank: Up Your Arsenal (3 votes)
    Ratchet: Deadlocked (2 votes)
    Resident Evil 4 (5 votes)
    Rez (1 votes)
    Rogue Galaxy (2 votes)
    Rugby 08 (1 votes)
    Sega Superstars (1 votes)
    Shadow of the Colossus (4 votes)
    Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne (1 votes)
    Silent Hill 2 (3 votes)
    Silent Hill 3 (3 votes)
    Sly Cooper 1 (2 votes)
    Sly Cooper 2 (2 votes)
    Smackdown 06 (1 votes)
    Soul Calibur 2 (3 votes)
    Soul Caliber 3 (2 votes)
    Star Ocean: Till the End of Time (2 votes)
    Street Fighter Anniversary (1 votes)
    Stuntman (1 votes)
    Super Monkey Ball Deluxe (1 votes)
    Suikoden III (2 votes)
    Suikoden IV (1 votes)
    Suikoden V (2 votes)
    Tales of the Abyss (2 votes)
    Tenchu 3 (3 votes)
    Tekken 4 (1 votes)
    Tekken 5 (2 votes)
    Tales Of Legendia (1 votes)
    The Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction (1 votes)
    The Red Star (2 votes)
    Time Crisis 2 (2 votes)
    Time Crisis 3 (2 votes)
    TimeSplitters (2 votes)
    TimeSplitters 2 (2 votes)
    TimeSplitters: Future Perfect (3 votes)
    Tomb Raider: Legend (1 votes)
    Tomb Raider Anniversary (2 votes)
    Tony Hawk's American Wasteland (1 votes)
    Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 (1 votes)
    Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4 (1 votes)
    Tony Hawk's Underground 1 (2 votes)
    Tony Hawk's Underground 2 (2 votes)
    Viewtiful Joe 1 (2 votes)
    Viewtiful Joe 2 (2 votes)
    Virtua Fighter 4 (2 votes)
    We Love Katamari (3 votes)
    Xenosaga 1 (1 votes)
    Xenosaga II (1 votes)
    Zone of the Enders 2 (3 votes)
     


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    Final Fantasy X, XII
    GTA III, VC, SA.
    God of War
    Silent Hill 2,3
    Tenchu 3
     
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    Devil May Cry 1&3
    Resident Evil 4 (if you don't have a Wii)
    God of war 1&2
    Zone of the Enders 2
    GranTurismo 4 with steering wheel
    Burnout 3 to release some steam after GT [​IMG]
    MetalGearSolid 3
    Final fantasy XII
    Kingdom Hearts I&II (if you have nothing against fighting with Disney characters)

    Oh and DeadOrAlive2 you can get it for close to nothing, and it's so good in multiplayer!


    I wanted to add so many more games... But then I thought those up there are the ones I consider "essentials", if you don't have them, and you have a PS2, you're from another planet.
    The others would be more games I really really enjoyed, but there "essentiallity" is questionable...
     
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    Amplitude
    Bully
    Dark Cloud 1 / 2
    Devil May Cry 1 / 2 / 3 Sp Edition
    Disgaea (Other Nippon Ichi games like Phantom Brave are worth checking out also)
    Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King
    Dynasty Warriors 5
    Final Fantasy X / X-2 / XII
    Frequency
    Gitaroo Man
    God of War 1 / 2
    Gradius V
    Gran Turismo 4
    GTA III / VC / SA / LCS / VCS
    Guitar Hero I / II
    ICO
    Katamari Damacy / Everybody Loves Katamari Damacy
    Kingdom Hearts 1 / 2
    Klonoa 2: Lunatea's Veil
    Metal Gear Solid 2 / 3
    Okami
    Onimusha 1 / 2 / 3
    PaRappa the Rapper 2
    Project Zero II / 3
    Sega Superstars
    Shadow of the Colossus
    Suikoden III / IV / V
    Tekken 5
    Time Crisis 2 / 3
    Xenosaga Ep 1 / II
    Zone of the Enders 2nd Runner

    Bolded for like Essential Essential'ness

    And there's a truckload of multiformat games if you havn't played them on any other format such as:
    Outrun Coast 2 Coast
    Capcom vs SNK 2
    BLACK
    Burnout 3 / Revenge / Dominator
    Killer 7
    Marvel vs Capcom 2
    Mercenaries
    Timesplitters 3
    Dead or Alive 2
    etc...

    In their own little space since they're Japanese SHMUPs but worth checking out!
    Espgaluda
    Ibara
    Mushi-Hime Sama

    And although they won't appeal to most people being a big music game fan I also enjoy:
    DDR 6th/7th/Extreme (Jp), MAX, MAX 2, Extreme, Suprnova (US)
    In the Groove
    ParaParaParadise
    Pop'N Music 7-14
    Taiko Drum Master (10+ games)
    Singstar (10+ games) (Better than karaoke Revolution)

    [​IMG]
     
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    i updated the list and added my own votes too (didnt make another post)
    thnx so far.

    after a while, i'll group them into 10+ and 5+ and maybe another groups if necessary.

    : )
     
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    Okami
    Metal Gear Solid 2
    GTA III, VC, and SA
    Final Fantasy XII
    Katamari Damacy, We Love Katamari Damacy
    Prince of Persia: Sands of Time
    Beyond Good and Evil
    Tony Hawk's Underground (1, not 2)
    Soul Calibur 2

    Haven't played much else yet. Only got my PS2 last November and it has to compete with my Wii and NDS for my attention. [​IMG]
     
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    updated.
     
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    Breath of Fire: Dragon Quater
    Tales of the Abyss
     
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    ohisashiboridesu! [​IMG]
     
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    I'm not going to repost the game that already been mentioned.

    Psychonauts
    Star Ocean: Till the End of Time
    PSI-OPS
    GH Encore: Rock the 80s [If you like GH series]
    Lemmings
    Tomb Raider Anniversary

    I'll add more if I remember. Man, PS2 was a really console[actually it still is]
     
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    Jak and Dexter
    Jak 2-3
    Ratchet and Clank 1-2
    Sly Cooper 1-2
    Viewtiful Joe 1-2
    Tony Hawk's Underground 2
    Tony Hawk's American Wasteland
    Disgaea 2
    Ace Combat 4-5
    Rez
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    Oh man, the PS2 has so many great titles. I love so many of them.

    .hack//Infection (Part 1)
    .hack//Outbreak (Part 2)
    .hack//Mutation (Part 3)
    .hack//Quarantine (Part 4)
    .hack//G.U. Vol. 1//Rebirth
    .hack//G.U. Vol. 2//Reminisce
    Ape Escape 2
    Ape Escape 3
    Beyond Good And Evil
    Breath Of Fire: Dragon Quarter
    Burnout
    Burnout 2
    Burnout 3
    Burnout: Revenge
    Burnout: Dominator
    Crazy Taxi
    Devil May Cry
    Devil May Cry 2
    Devil May Cry 3: Dante's Awakening
    Dirge Of Cerberus: Final Fantasy VII
    Dragon Quest VIII: Journey Of The Cursed King
    Final Fantasy X
    Final Fantasy XII
    God Of War
    God Of War 2
    Guitar Hero
    Guitar Hero 2
    Guitar Hero Encore: Rock The 80s
    Ico
    Jak And Daxter: The Precursor Legacy
    Jak 2
    Jak 3
    Katamari Damacy
    Kingdom Hearts
    Kingdom Hearts 2
    Klonoa 2: Lunatea's Veil
    Lego Star Wars
    Lego Star Wars 2: The Original Trilogy
    Metal Arms: Glitch In The System
    Mercenaries
    Odin Sphere
    Prince Of Persia: The Sands Of Time
    Prince Of Persia: Warrior Within
    Prince Of Persia: The Two Thrones
    Psychonauts
    Ratchet And Clank
    Ratchet And Clank: Going Commando
    Ratchet And Clank: Up Your Arsenal
    Ratchet: Deadlocked
    Rogue Galaxy
    Shadow Of The Colossus
    Soul Caliber 2
    Soul Caliber 3
    Stuntman
    Super Monkey Ball Deluxe
    Tales Of Legendia
    Tales Of The Abyss
    The Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction
    TimeSplitters
    TimeSplitters 2
    TimeSplitters: Future Perfect
    Tomb Raider: Legend
    Tomb Raider: Anniversary
    Viewtiful Joe
    Viewtiful Joe 2
    We Love Katamari
     
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    its strange that we have so much (1 votes) games there.
    maybe cuz there are lots of ps2 games.

    so sad, i cant find like 90% of these games here. : ( would someone burn and post them to me? *love!*
     
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    You have 2 Tales Of The Abyss



    I'm sure that once more people put in their votes, there won't be so many 1 vote games.
     
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    I pretty much agree that all those games are a must-play on PS2.

    Also, those games are everywhere on the interwebz. It's impossible not to find them [​IMG]
     
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    when games are old (read seeders), you cant find them anymore.
    plus that if you are doomed to have dial up.
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    Final Fantasy X / X-2
    GTA III / SA

    ...i gotta get more games
     
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