PS2 games!!!

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#1 Posted by CustardArmy (78 posts) -

so Im currently traveling around Australia with my girlfriend who is from the land down under (Im British by the way) were now staying in her home town for the next few months and i am starting to get the shakes from lack of gaming apart from my 3DS.

so i thought it would be a good idea to buy a second hand PS2, now I've played most of the classic PS2 games

so i want some suggestions of games that were good but not many people played thanks....

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#2 Edited by CustardArmy (78 posts) -

i picked up POP sands of time with it, as i never played that at the time, not that obscure i know

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#3 Edited by Absolute_Zero (256 posts) -

I thought the Transformers (Energon not The Movie) game was a solid third-person shooter. Not sure if a lot of people have played that. I haven't gotten far into Shinobi, but what I've played was enjoyable too.

Those are the only PS2 games I've played recently.

Edit: Ah, Sands of Time! That should be a fun one!

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#4 Posted by CustardArmy (78 posts) -

yeah my friend played that transformer game at the time and said it weren't bad, might give that a go

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#5 Posted by Shirogane (3629 posts) -

If you can find it, which you probably can't, Yakuza 1+2 are pretty good.

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#6 Posted by BigChickenDinner (787 posts) -

@CustardArmy said:

my girlfriend.............. i am starting to get the shakes from lack of gaming apart from my 3DS.

Dude... Spend time with your women..... the fuck is wrong with....... Oh I get it, your kidding. Girlfriend, haha you had me going duder.

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#7 Posted by CustardArmy (78 posts) -

@BigChickenDinner: all i do is spend time her don't worry about that, im even working at the place as her...

anyway @shirogane yeah not played them but im sue they would be hard to get hold of like you said

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#8 Posted by Icemael (6860 posts) -

God Hand is an amazing 3D beat 'em up with dynamic difficulty that keeps adjusting to your skill level, Project Zero and its sequels are excellent horror games (the second installment is especially scary), Viewtiful Joe is a great 2D action game with fun special powers and Okami is aesthetically incredible enough that it's enjoyable despite being ridiculously easy.

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#9 Posted by Enigma777 (6285 posts) -

Okami

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#10 Posted by Jaytow (793 posts) -

Have you ever played Resident Evil: Dead aim? I thought that game was great.

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#12 Edited by CustardArmy (78 posts) -

@Icemael: yes i love the viewtiful joe games, i completely forgot about okami don't know how will try and hunt that down

would project zero be hard to get hold of?

edit: also have played God Hand that game is crazy...

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#13 Posted by ReyGitano (2491 posts) -

Persona 3 and SSX 3 are my recommendations if you haven't played them yet.

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#15 Posted by CustardArmy (78 posts) -

@charlie_victor_bravo: i feel bad saying this but I've never played psychonauts, I've just not got round to it, so i should probably pick that up. i have played warriors enjoyed that.

everyone has games like psychonauts, that they should play but haven't right?

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#16 Edited by Justin258 (14373 posts) -

Persona 4 seems to be all the rage on the PS2 these days. Never played it, but you could check it out.

God of War 1 and 2 don't get old very easily. You've probably already played them, but they don't get old.

Ratchet and Clank 2 and 3 don't get old either. Also the Jak and Daxter games.

Silent Hill 2, I hear, is quite a good game.

The original Half-Life is on PS2.

The original Deus Ex was ported to PS2, though I don't know if it was gimped or not.

I liked Goldeneye Rogue Agent way back when.

Ico/Shadow of the Colossus if you haven't yet.

Mega Man X Collection, if you want something classic and awesome.

The other two POP games, of course.

Devil May Cry 3 is nuckin' futs.

Dragonball Z Budokai 3 is a fun little fighter.

Kingdom Hearts 1 and 2.

Gran Turismo 4

Grand Theft Auto III/Vice City/San Andreas/Liberty City Stories

...well, there's a good variety of pretty much everything. You ought to be able to find something in there to your tastes.

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#17 Posted by chu52 (701 posts) -

@CustardArmy said:

@charlie_victor_bravo: i feel bad saying this but I've never played psychonauts, I've just not got round to it, so i should probably pick that up. i have played warriors enjoyed that.

everyone has games like psychonauts, that they should play but haven't right?

yes, everyone does. and for fun robot time Zone of the Enders 2. the 2 is important here. good time, and ssx tricky or 3 are good choices

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#18 Posted by pw2566ch (499 posts) -

Here's my recommendations. I'm not going to point out every game I own since it's just above 150.

  • Psi-Ops
  • Shining Force Neo and EX
  • Any Shin Megami Tensei game
  • Grandia III
  • Odin Sphere
  • Baldur's Gate Dark Alliance 1&2
  • Rogue Galaxy
  • Chapions of Norrath
  • Zone of the Enders & The 2nd Runner
  • The Mark of Kri and The Rise of Kasai

As far as I know all of the Shin Megami Tensei games and Dark Alliance 2 is pretty damn expensive still. Well, that's based in my area.

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#19 Posted by topsteer (740 posts) -

@pw2566ch said:

  • Shining Force Neo and EX

As someone who refused to buy these cause I thought it was disgraceful to use the Shining Force name for an action game,(I know it's dumb, I was young and stupid) are these games actually good? I've been trying to track these down recently and finally play them.

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#22 Posted by EarlessShrimp (1849 posts) -

It's not terribly amazing, but you should totally play God Hand if you can find it. That game was just plain silly.

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#23 Posted by pw2566ch (499 posts) -

@TopSteer said:

@pw2566ch said:

  • Shining Force Neo and EX

As someone who refused to buy these cause I thought it was disgraceful to use the Shining Force name for an action game,(I know it's dumb, I was young and stupid) are these games actually good? I've been trying to track these down recently and finally play them.

I've only played one of them and it's pretty damn good. They also have a tactical RPG out called Shining Tears.

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#25 Posted by CustardArmy (78 posts) -

thanks for all the recommendations more than enough great games mentioned here to keep me going for a few months. it really is crazy how many great games there are for the PS2, surely it has to be the greatest console of them at the just on its catalog alone?

so i will try and get hold of some of these games like

Psychonauts

Okami

Zone of the Enders & The 2nd Runner

Psi-Ops

and maybe Kingdom Hearts 1 and 2 but they might be a bit long going?

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#26 Posted by topsteer (740 posts) -

@pw2566ch: Yes I want to pick that up as well. I have played the Shining Soul series which are pretty decent dungeon-crawlers for the GBA.

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#27 Posted by CustardArmy (78 posts) -

@Redbullet685: YES the Timesplitters series is one of my all time favorites, so many long multiplayer sessions with my mates back in the day

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#28 Posted by Hizang (9358 posts) -
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#29 Posted by Brunchies (2501 posts) -

You all are missing Bully, shame on you all.

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