Best PlayStation 2 Games

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The Top Ten

1
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
Great story.
Superb characters.
A huge map.
Lots of gameplay.
Variety of vehicles.
Freedom.
Your other negative arguments are invalid.
It's loads of fun & a great story. Should be made into a movie.

moparchris

Nothing Better Than Bunny Hoppin Flying Planes And Hitting The Gym
[Newest]What impossible are you kidding me or what I hate that game

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2God of War
It has got the best story, best soundtrack, the moves are perfect, in action games it must be on top, really an awesome game I have ever played.
gta and resident evil are epic, but god of war is the best in ps2.
Awesome game play, awesome story, awesome graphics, 'EASILY' the best ps2 game ever made!
[Newest]Super game tough game

3Resident Evil 4
very nice game with cool graphics, fight ^^ tough
its a best ps2 game ever.
its more interesting than gta.
no other game can defeat this game.

mohitchauhannn

awesome. I like when it comes to kicking the enemies, suplex them, or just cut their heads off. hahaha!
[Newest]Awesome graphics best game
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4Kingdom Hearts II
I love this game... It is so creative... Kingdom hearts is the combination of Final Fantasy and Disney characters... Explore new and familiar worlds featuring over 200 Disney characters or more.. But you should also beware of Disney villains and their devious intention... You can also team up with Disney heroes as you battle evil... And the greatest is you can see stunning graphics and authentic voice overs... Created by squareenix and Disney interactive..
Simply one of the best games ever released on the PS2, two unlikely worlds combine to make a result that turns out to be absolute genius, but be warned the game is extremely difficult at points but just as rewarding at others.

Reggaesauce93

Best story line ever, don't focus only on disney characters, the main storyline is just awesome and has great characters, simply the bes
[Newest]This will always be my number one, the idea of this is just fantastic and Sora has a goal, not aimlessly exploring the worlds. Meeting new friends and fighting to clear the world from evil, amazing.
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5Shadow of the Colossus
This game is the leading example of how video games can be changed from a mere form of entertainment to a refined beautiful art form. Shadow of the Colossus is the number one game for anyone who is not sold on the idea that video games are not art or are still kid's toy or adult's why to escape life. This game is so great that Roger Ebert said that if he were to play any game to get the full video experience he would play Shadow of the Colossus.

This game and Silent Hill 2 are some of the games that make anyone slap themselves in the face for not taking video games for seriously. I love this game. It's challenging, it looks great, the world is huge, its fun to play, and even though it may not have much of a story but even that is still memorable.

Why this game is at NUMBER NINE is a testament to people who haven't played good games. AND WHY IS TOMB RAIDER EVEN ON THIS LIST!

masongilbert74

Shadow of the Colossus has what is perhaps the most risky on-paper design we've ever seen. With only 16 enemies to fight in the game and an enormous world that is practically devoid of any actual tasks to perform, it doesn't sound like the making of one of the best adventure games ever released.

But Shadow's beauty lies in these empty spaces. It was designed much like a fairytale -- you're left to fill in the gaps with your own ideas of how things came to be, what the reason for the events are and so forth. The battles and events that are there are some of the best we've ever seen, with characters and creatures that look like they're straight out of a dream. Shadow of the Colossus is touching, mysterious, beautiful, desolate and even tragic, and these elements make it one of the most original and awe-inspiring games all of time.

kingmjmj

If I could name one game that shouldn't be out of that list, that is Shadow of the Colossus for sure! But I still think it should be higher on the list, since it was (and still is) one of the few games that I can call pieces of art. This one however is a masterpiece, since it has a unique design, and the imagination of the creators of the game has no end, espessially the colossi are amazing!

Just to say, if you haven't tried it so far, you should. I still remember how much time I' ve spend playing this game again and again, and I've never regretted it!

NicktheGreek

[Newest]This must be number 1

6Final Fantasy X
Grand theft is cool... But this is MUCH BETTER... This should be in number 1... Or maybe they haven't played this yet... Poor guys
The PS2's first blockbuster RPG is still one of its best. Final Fantasy X, as we could only expect from Square, was an utterly gorgeous looking game, with stunning landscapes, a wild array of color and artistic license, and some incredibly attractive-looking character and monster designs. Still, these aspects have become the status quo for the FF series. But this time, we got voice-acting for the first time in the series, and it didn't suck!

We got a huge modification/upgrade/alteration to the battle system and the supporting cast delivered a slew of cool, goody accents. Best of all, the storyline and its ending are among the best of any game in any genre of the last generation. All in all, Final Fantasy X pretty much delivered flawlessly on the PS2, and we loved every minute of it.

kingmjmj

A very good game no question the ending is kind of sad that's why they recovered that in X-2 still a good gameplay and story
[Newest]No game has topped it. trust me, I've looked


7God of War 2
It is a best action game. I like this game very much. I like in game is we want find secerts and powers. Because of this extras are to find ways to go and to find many greek powers.
I still can't believe how good this game is; the production values are through the roof and it's never anything less than epic. Get it in the top 10!

JesusCommando

It got best ps2 game of the year and I can't believe its not even in the top ten.

M3ta1G3ar501id

[Newest]Very very very harder game and had a nice animation

8Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater
Played and beat this game for the first time this week. The current generation consoles are still waiting for a game of this caliber and will likely continue waiting until the release of MGS4.
This should be number one
The reason why Grand Theft Auto-san andreas
Is nr 1 is that its the best selling
Game on the ps2. Just because it doesn't
Give it a reason to be #1.
I COMPLETED IT IN THREE HOURS THE WHOLE GAME BUT THAT DOESN'T MEAN IT'S RUBBISH WILL ALWAYS LOVE MGS3
[Newest]I dint like this game


9Grand Theft Auto Vice City
Best Grand Theft Auto game of all time! Tommy Vercetti stomps on cock-a-roaches like CJ!
Great game and fun gameplay, if you like to jack golf carts and mortocycles, then this is the game for you. THIS GAME RULES

pedroperfecto

Great game no dout about it, it should be in first place.

pedroperfecto

[Newest]It should be higher. It is better than Grand Theft Auto san andreas


10Jak II
The best game ever. All of the jaks are good (OK, tlf was a bit of a letdown) but jak renegade was far the best, and by far the best game ever, let alone ps2. THIS IS THE EVOLUTION OF FREE ROAMS, PEOPLE. NO AC, NO BATMAN, NO INFAMOUS, NO Grand Theft Auto, NO SAINTS ROW, NO- you get my point. But, the thing that makes this game, is NOT the crimson guards coming after you if you hurt them, is NOT the funny script and immense story, is NOT the hijacking vehicles and going insane with them- but the levels. The insane, god damn fun levels, that gave you a challenge, yet a proper sense of epicness after you've done it. The fights, the simple jump and punch- just gives you that incredible feeling that no other game has been able to give yet. J^^D is coming back february to ps3, with jak 1, 2 and 3 on one disc, with trophies and 3-D. YEES!
Combines perfect amount of platforming and guns and zoomering and everything in one game. It's hard, but just so much fun
The Jak series are great games. No questions asked

EmceeBlood

[Newest]Naw 3 was better

The Contenders

11Tomb Raider: Legend
Mad game! definitely deserves the current spot in the top 5!
It's the very best game I have ever played on pc lets see on ps2 the end begins from now I want this game on ps2 wholeheartedly let's see...
Tomb Raider LEgend is the best of the series! It is also good on the PS3 HD Remake!
[Newest]The game that got me started on gaming. Look how far I've come...

12Bully
Best game ever created in ps2... This should be seriously in the number 1 spot
I love this game so much because you can do the stuff you can't do in school in real life! It's even better on the wii because you actually punch

Giusti97

It is very god than Grand Theft Auto SA its missions also very easy I finish that all with in 4 days
[Newest]It is the most fun to play game. I enjoyed more than re4 or Grand Theft Auto san andreas in this game. it must be in top 10

13Mortal Kombat Armageddon
I voted for Resident Evil 4 and Grand Theft Auto but now I must support this awesome game. MK Armageddon had some monotonous fatalities but the whole gaming, konquest mode, graphics, arenas were cool. This is one of the best MK games

Magnolia

Best Game Ever. I LOVE MORTAL KOMBAT!

Metallicakid_136

Good game but it is very bloody witch is a good thing because I like bloody games

AWESOME GAME!

theundertaker132

[Newest]It's a good game but because of all the characters that they have it would pretty much be impossible to add different fatalities to every one of them so you make your own and its just not that good not only that but through deception and deadly alliance all characters sort of look and play the same it would have been better if they were at least trying to add a different gameplay style

14Jak & Daxter
While there's a massive fault line that gamers gather 'round to holler and scream at each other about when it comes to naming the great platformers of our era (or any era for that matter), Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy is among the elite. It represents a stellar culmination of 3D platforming elements, many of which are have been used before, and yet it still feels fresh and new even after all these years. The words "endearing" and "likeable" don't even begin to do it justice.

Besides, even if Jak hadn't spawned two successful sequels and a couple of cool offshoots, Naughty Dog's excellent PS2 rookie would still have made our list because it warmed our hearts, and created a game that was raucous, subtle, beautifully animated, and never made us feel as if we were collecting things... just how a platformer should be.

kingmjmj

Better then the second and third one.
There are no words to describe how good this game is.

15Jak 3
As good as the second was, this topped it.

Cooper

Even better than the second one
If I had a choice of getting the top 13 ps2 game or jak 3. I chose jak 3

16Ratchet & Clank: Up Your Arsenal
Though Insomniac Games hit pay dirt instantly with the first Ratchet & Clank game, it wasn't until all the concepts of a platformer, a weapons-based shooter and the lightest of RPG elements that let all those weapons and health level-ups come to a head that the series really became a must-have. Make no mistake; if you own only one of the Ratchet games on the PS2, make sure it's Up Your Arsenal. The sequel, Deadlocked, lost much of the charm of the first three games, and earlier efforts just didn't gel as completely as Up Your Arsenal, nor did they sport its online modes.

The game's length, storyline, weapon variety, different modes and ability to re-play the story through a second time were all a hoot. As if that weren't enough, you could unlock a neat little peek behind the scenes of the game's underlying tech in the Insomniac Museum (a returning feature from the previous game).

kingmjmj

It is a really fun game with challenging opponents and levels I think it is the best game EVER! It is real fun it could even make top 3 in my opinion (y)
Ratchet and Clank by far was the best game ever. Got the full collection and still buying the games to this day, however multiplayer elements ruined it after 'A Crack In Time', heres hope for Q-Force!
[Newest]Should be number 1!

17Kingdom Hearts
Great gameplay, and amazing storyline. If you haven't played this yet, play it. It will change your life. Just because there are Disney characters in it does not make it a game for just kids, it is so much more than that.
Fun when your a little kid.
I don't think there is any fantasy and rpg game better than this (except final fantasy)

18Star Wars Battlefront II
Fun game where you get to choose your class and play on all of the Star Wars planets. Also, you are able to play as Jedi and Sith.

NoobPwner

I love this game so much! Great graphics for the PS2. And Online rocks! Make number 3
Star Wars is amazing and this is also the first game I ever owned for PS2

RichKid24

[Newest]Class game and you can play space and ground and is multiplayer as well.

19Ratchet & Clank: Going Commando
The best Ratchet & Clank game made. Fun, funny, and satisfying.
A grate sequel to the first Ratchet and Clank game. But this game topped it with its upgraded weapons and new locations. Awesome game. One of the ps2's best.

20Ratchet & Clank
I thought this would be number one, it's an amazing game! So full of freedom and variety, and imaginative too! Modern games have become reality's b****.
Great a series that gives you many great adventures
Epic, absolutely epic, and even they are releasing a movie in 2015 for it, yes A MOVIE

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