After 12 Years and 150 Million Units Sold, the PlayStation 2 Is Finally Done

#201 Posted by xyzygy (10596 posts) -

I really should get myself one of these.

#202 Posted by oasisbeyond (213 posts) -

Max Payne on ps2 for life? Wow, the worst version ever lol. I love the ps2 for it's exclusive, but the Xbox handled pc ports way better, the frame rates were just so much better. But, overall the ps2 had some amazing games.

#203 Posted by Zero_ (2016 posts) -

@msavo said:

#204 Posted by SharkEthic (1088 posts) -

Best console ever?

Best console ever.

#205 Posted by antoniothedeadly (34 posts) -

Man, now I'm worried my old PS2 is going to die and I'm going to be left spending extra money to get a replacement. I still have a ton of uncompleted JRPGs on the system.

#206 Posted by Rokkaku (249 posts) -

I'll add my congratulations to the system for being the greatest there has ever been, my best memories are Ratchet 1, all the GTAs (especially Vice City) and all the Metal Gears. Here's to you old friend.

#207 Edited by Kosayn (466 posts) -

> You decided to spend time with the PS2. Since you have Logitech, a Controller of the Wireless Arcana, you might get along with this console...

#208 Posted by Ravelle (1762 posts) -

It wouldn't have lasted this long if it wasn't for movie license game and kids games I believe with a couple of Japanese RPGS as exception.

#209 Posted by ProfessorEss (7701 posts) -

@Zero_ said:

@msavo said:

That pretty much sums it up for me too.

#210 Posted by kollay (1994 posts) -

What an amazing console it was. Cheers, PS2.

#211 Posted by Doppelgamer (365 posts) -

The PS2, SNES and Genesis were home to so many great memories... I love you guys!

#212 Posted by thehideousshrew (231 posts) -

@Nightriff said:

I made my ship with the GameCube, probably was the wrong choice at the time.

Nah. It's everyone else who was wrong. IT HAD A HANDLE!

#213 Posted by Kadeemluvmusic (17 posts) -

Does this means the North American PS2 is finished and deceased?

#214 Posted by MikeGosot (3235 posts) -

@Alex: Wait, the PS2 died in 2012 or 2013? The picture says 2012...

#215 Posted by mracoon (5087 posts) -

Many of my favourite games ever were on that system: MGS3, FFXII, Shadow of the Colossus, RE4, Psychonauts, God of War 1/2, the list keeps going. With the way exclusives have gone this generation, I can't see any future console having such a unique line-up.

#216 Posted by probablytuna (4234 posts) -


Thank you PlayStation 2 for all the awesome memories.

#217 Posted by Geo888 (48 posts) -

And what a 12 year run it was!

#218 Posted by Rekt_Hed (947 posts) -

@probablytuna said:


Thank you PlayStation 2 for all the awesome memories.

This. Thanks PS2 and thankyou Sony :) 12 years of amazing times.

#219 Posted by bkfountain (105 posts) -

the best game console with the best, most varied library ever.

I really need to pick one up again to build back up my collection, but brand new slims were going for like $150 with it being discontinued. I can probably find a decent deal on craigslist if I tried.

#220 Posted by Apparatus_Unearth (3540 posts) -

I seriously never even realized that the PS2 was still on shelves.

#221 Posted by Aarny91 (3941 posts) -

A long, great 12 years.

#222 Posted by I_Stay_Puft (5026 posts) -

Now is this a good time to play some Green Day's "Time of Your Life" ?

#223 Posted by Terramagi (1168 posts) -

Thus dies the last of the OGs.

#224 Posted by Kepler (39 posts) -

I was so fucking hoping they would release Persona 5 on this. Oh well.

#225 Posted by devilzrule27 (1241 posts) -

World Destruction League, NHL 2001, and Smugglers Run were the first three games I ever bought for the PS2. Going back and playing them now, damn that system came a long way.

#226 Posted by Lactose_the_Intolerant (6 posts) -

I actually picked up a ps2 slim a year or two after I got my PS3 slim because I wanted to build a worthwhile ps2 library. And I'll still probably use it unless they remake ALL of the PS2 titles I own.

#227 Posted by BoricuainExile (34 posts) -


#228 Posted by Fishdingo5 (29 posts) -

Solid backward compatibility with PSX made the best game system ever! Especially for RPG fans. I will have it hooked up to my TV for years to come.

#229 Posted by fisk0 (5311 posts) -

Just hooked up my PS2 again and found that there were still over 60 people online playing Battlefield 2. That was one of those games that got a simultaneous 360 and PS2 release, funny enough, the 360 version can't be played online anymore, but the PS2 version still works.

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