What are your top 10 favorite PS2 games?

#1 Edited by greenygrey (155 posts) -

I felt like take another trip back at memory lane, and decided to pay a bit of a tribute to what is considered to be one of the greatest game consoles of all time: the PlayStation 2. It arguably has the best game library of any console to date, mainly because it had the best third-party support. Easily the best system. of the last generation of consoles. 
 
So, what are your top 10 favorite games for the system? 
 
My list: 
1.Grand Theft Auto San Andreas 
2.Metal Gear Solid 3 Snake Eater
3.Virtua Fighter 4 Evolution 
4.Silent Hill 2 
5.Shadow of the Colossus 
6.Prince of Persia The Sands of Time 
7.Guitar Hero 
8.God of War  
9.Tony Hawk Pro Skater 3 
10.Gran Turismo 3 A-Spec 
 
Honorable Mentions:  
Okami 
ICO
Ratchet & Clank Going Commando 
Twisted Metal Black 
Tekken 5
Beyond Good & Evil 
Katamari Damacy 
Final Fantasy X 
Persona 4 
Devil May Cry 3
#2 Posted by FancySoapsMan (5818 posts) -

1. Persona 3
2. Nocturne
3. Metal Gear Solid 3
4. Metal Gear Solid 2
5. Grand Theft Auto Vice City
6. Disgaea 
7. Hitman Blood Money
8. Digital Devil Saga
9. Okami
10. Devil May Cry
 
I've played a couple of these on different systems, but I imagine the PS2 versions aren't all that different.

#4 Posted by Vexed (313 posts) -

 1. Persona 4
2. Suikoden V
3. Persona 3 
4. Final Fantasy XII
5. Final Fantasy X
6. GTA San Andreas
7. GTA Vice City 
8. Suikoden III
9.  Suikoden Tactics
10. Twisted Metal Black
 
Man, I wish we had half as many good RPGs this generation...

#6 Posted by nick_verissimo (1404 posts) -

1. Metal Gear Solid 3: Subsistence 
2. Persona 3 
3.  Shadow of the Colossus
4. God of War 2 
5. Ratchet and Clank: Up your Arsenal 
6. Jak 3 
7. Resident Evil 4  
8. Guitar Hero 
9. Grandia 3 
10. Beyond Good and Evil 

#7 Posted by Venatio (4493 posts) -

Well... 
 
1. Persona 4  
2. Jak 2 
3. Ratchet and Clank 2 
4. Jak 3
5. Persona 3 
6. Ratchet and Clank 
7. God of War  
8. Ratchet and Clank 3
9. PoP: The Two Thrones 
10: God of War 
 
As you can see my top 10 isn't really that diverse, but I was younger then and not as much into games so I stuck with franchises that I knew, not like now where I try everything that looks interesting

#8 Posted by Turambar (6898 posts) -

In no particular order,
 
1. Persona 4
2. Persona 3
3. Metal Gear Solid 3
4. Okami
5. Odin Sphere
6. Metal Gear Solid 2
7. Digital Devil Saga
8. Final Fantasy X
9. .hack
10. Xenosaga

#9 Edited by Soren (274 posts) -
@FancySoapsMan: Word. 
 
1. Persona 3 
2. Nocturne 
3. Digital Devil Saga 2 
4. Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater 
5. Odin Sphere 
6. Zone of the Enders 
7. Okami 
8. Dark Cloud. 
9. Gitaroo Man  
10. God of War
#10 Posted by IBurningStar (2190 posts) -

1. Metal Gear Solid 3
2. Silent Hill 2
3. Persona 4
4. Metal Gear Solid 2
5. Twisted Metal Black
6. Resident Evil 4
7. Persona 3
8. Digital Devil Saga
9. Siren
10. Xenosaga Episode 3

#11 Posted by BraveToaster (12588 posts) -
  1. Drakengard
  2. Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater
  3. Resident Evil 4
  4. Final Fantasy 10
  5. Soul Calibur 3
  6. Champions: Return to Arms
  7. GTA: San Andreas
  8. Drakengard 2
  9. Need For Speed: Underground
  10. Devil May Cry 3
#12 Posted by Gabriel (4082 posts) -

1. Metal Gear Solid 3: Subsistence 
2. God of War II 
3. GTA Vice City 
4. MGS2 
5. God of War 
6. Resident Evil 4 
7. Gun 
8. Star Wars Battlefront 
9. Lord of the Rings Return of the King 
10. Red Dead Revolver

#13 Posted by ThePickle (4169 posts) -
  1. The Warriors
  2. Persona 4
  3. Psychonauts
  4. Okami
  5. Guitar Hero
  6. MGS 3
  7. MGS 2
  8. Resident Evil 4
  9. God of War 2
  10. Bully
#14 Edited by Doctorchimp (4055 posts) -

1. Shin Megami Tensei Nocturne
2. Shadow of The Colossus
3. Dragon Quest VIII
4. Final Fantasy XII
5. Persona 4
6. God of War II
7. Metal Gear Solid 3 Subsistence
8. Resident Evil 4
9. Kingdom Hearts
10. Godhand
 
I also played Psychonauts and the PoP trilogy and Splinter Cell and other stuff on the Xbox and PC...so keep that in mind.

#15 Posted by Icemael (6364 posts) -
  1. God Hand
  2. Okami
  3. The King of Fighters XI  
  4. Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4
  5. Viewtiful Joe
  6. Project Zero III: The Tormented  
  7. Devil May Cry
  8. Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones
  9. Devil May Cry 3
  10. Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

Resident Evil 4, Project Zero II: Crimson Butterfly and Guilty Gear XX #Reload's Playstation 2 versions would definitely have been on there (as #3, #4 and #5, probably) if I had played them... but I haven't.
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#16 Posted by TheGreatGuero (9130 posts) -

1. Grand Theft Auto: Vice City
2. Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3
3. God of War
4. Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
5. The Warriors
6. Guitar Hero
7. Ratchet and Clank: Going Commando
8. Stuntman 
9. Tony Hawk's Underground
10. Red Faction
 
Honorable mentions: Bully, Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty, NBA Street, Katamari Damacy, Scarface: The World is Yours, and Resident Evil 4 which surely would have ranked in the top 5 if I had played it on PS2.

#17 Posted by KamikazeCaterpillar (1130 posts) -

In no particular order: 
Resident Evil 4 
Final Fantasy XII 
Beyond Good and Evil 
God of War 2 
MGS3 
Star Wars Battlefront 2 
Ratchet and Clank Up Your Arsenal 
PoP: The Sands of Time 
Timesplitters: Future Perfect 
Baldur's Gate Dark Alliance

#18 Posted by Animasta (14728 posts) -

1. Shin Megami Tensei 3: Nocturne
2. Persona 4
3. Final Fantasy 12
4. Digital Devil Saga 2
5. Bully (still the best thing Rockstar's ever done)
6. GTA: San Andreas 
7. Silent Hill: Shattered Memories
8. Tony Hawks Pro Skater 4
9. SSX 3
10. Shadow of the Colossus

#19 Posted by Surkov (990 posts) -
  1. Shadow of the Colossus
  2. Metal Gear Solid 3
  3. GTA: Vice City
  4. God of War
  5. GTA: San Andreas
  6. Red Faction 2
  7. Timesplitters 2
  8. Metal Gear Solid 2
  9. Medal of Honor: Frontlines    
  10. Burnout: Revenge
#20 Posted by McGhee (6075 posts) -

1. Shadow of the Colossus 
2. Final Fantasy X 
3. SSX 3 
4. Zone of the Enders 2 
5. GTA: Vice City 
6. Street FIghter EX3 
7. Persona 4 
8. Shadow Hearts: From the New World 
9. Prince of Persia: Warrior Within 
10. Suikoden 3

#21 Posted by Stonyman65 (2873 posts) -

 
1. Metal Gear Solid 2 
2. Winback Covert Operations (not a good game, but I have memories of the N64 version) 
3. Grand Theft Auto III
4. Grand Theft Auto Vice City 
5. Guitar Hero - Guitar Hero 2 (tie)
6. The Suffering 
7.  SOCOM US Navy SEALs 
8. Deus Ex 
9.  Freedom Fighters 
10. Need For Speed Underground

#22 Posted by CharleyTony (924 posts) -

this is not a real top ten on my part but I re bought a ps2 slim this year and here are the games that I have for it 
 
Final Fantasy X 
Final Fantasy X-2 (didn't have to pay for it) 
Final Fantasy XII 
Gran Turismo 3 A-Spec 
Grand Theft Auto 3 
Grand Theft Auto Vice City 
Shin Megami Tensei Persona 3 FES 
Shin Megami Tensei Persona 4 
 
so that is my "top 8"

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