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Subject: PlayStation 2 Thread

Written By: Eazy-EMAN1995 on 05/27/16 at 6:00 pm

Welp guys all y'all know how i feel about this baby. It is my favorite console EVER! The gaming library is the only that can compete with the SNES. This console gave us some kickass and memorable games. The system brings nostalgia to pretty much all the 90s babies!


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Subject: Re: PlayStation 2 Thread

Written By: mqg96 on 05/27/16 at 8:01 pm

Great list of games, except Crash Tag Team Racing was terrible, most definitely the worst in the Crash Bandicoot racing series. You should have posted Crash Nitro Kart (2003) on there which was a fun game overall with great track designs & items. Not as good as Crash Team Racing (1999) for the PS1 which was the best Crash racing game in the series, but Nitro Kart for the PS2 was still the 2nd best of all.

Subject: Re: PlayStation 2 Thread

Written By: mxcrashxm on 05/27/16 at 8:34 pm

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Subject: Re: PlayStation 2 Thread

Written By: Baltimoreian on 05/27/16 at 8:39 pm

The PS2 (along with the PC, PSP, and Xbox) were home to my favorite GTA games of all time. Including San Andreas, but that's already mentioned.

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Subject: Re: PlayStation 2 Thread

Written By: 2001 on 05/27/16 at 8:53 pm

PS2 is probably what turned me into a "core gamer", as they call it. I started buying really niche games that I don't think most people here have even heard of.

Out of the ones in the OP though, I loved Dragon Ball Z Budokai series. That was still some of the must fun I've had in fighting games! I also had WWE Smackdown Vs. Raw 2005. The game had a really fun single-player mode.

Subject: Re: PlayStation 2 Thread

Written By: GH1996 on 05/27/16 at 9:05 pm

PS2

Subject: Re: PlayStation 2 Thread

Written By: Eazy-EMAN1995 on 05/28/16 at 12:08 am

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Subject: Re: PlayStation 2 Thread

Written By: Eazy-EMAN1995 on 05/28/16 at 12:12 am

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Subject: Re: PlayStation 2 Thread

Written By: Eazy-EMAN1995 on 05/28/16 at 12:16 am

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Subject: Re: PlayStation 2 Thread

Written By: Howard on 05/28/16 at 7:04 am


Welp guys all y'all know how i feel about this baby. It is my favorite console EVER! The gaming library is the only that can compete with the SNES. This console gave us some kickass and memorable games. The system brings nostalgia to pretty much all the 90s babies!


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I did own The PS2 console but it was the notebook version, the small one.

Subject: Re: PlayStation 2 Thread

Written By: muppethammer26 on 05/28/16 at 8:52 am

Look at how large and diverse the PS2's game library is compared to the PS4's. The PS4's games come from different genres too, but only the dudebro shooters are in the mainstream.

Subject: Re: PlayStation 2 Thread

Written By: SpyroKev on 05/28/16 at 10:17 am

I used to dislike waiting for my brother and earliest friend to finish competing in Budokai, but looking back, the memory is amazing. Budokai's soundtrack is so nostalgic. Haha When I got the PS2, I kept getting this "Your late to the party vibe." Def Jam Fight For NY is G.O.A.T of the series and I doubt its making a comeback. I really don't want to play as these new rappers.

Subject: Re: PlayStation 2 Thread

Written By: Baltimoreian on 05/28/16 at 10:23 am


Look at how large and diverse the PS2's game library is compared to the PS4's. The PS4's games come from different genres too, but only the dudebro shooters are in the mainstream.


Especially with GTA V being their favorite game since it was released in 2013 for the PS3 and Xbox 360. But those games were more popular with the PS4.

Subject: Re: PlayStation 2 Thread

Written By: 2001 on 05/28/16 at 11:52 am


I did own The PS2 console but it was the notebook version, the small one.


I wish I bought that one. The phat PS2 DRE'd all the time.

Subject: Re: PlayStation 2 Thread

Written By: Ripley on 05/28/16 at 2:14 pm

I've played quite a few games on this. But the best we're Vice City, San Andres and Song Pop: 90's

Subject: Re: PlayStation 2 Thread

Written By: Howard on 05/28/16 at 6:01 pm


I wish I bought that one. The phat PS2 DRE'd all the time.


the notebook version, I always tripped over the console sometimes.

Subject: Re: PlayStation 2 Thread

Written By: 2001 on 05/28/16 at 10:13 pm


the notebook version, I always tripped over the console sometimes.


Ouch, that must've hurt.

The system introduced me to the DMC series. I heard awful things about DMC2, which I didn't play, but DMC and DMC3 (and DMC4 for the Xbox 360) were amazing!.

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Another game series I loved the Need for Speed games. I loved the chase! I remember taking turns with my brother and my friends to finish a lot of the missions. The game was hard!

http://www.portalroms.com/sites/default/files/1659%20-%20Need%20for%20Speed%20-%20Underground%202%20(USA)%20-%20Need%20for%20Speed%20Underground%202%20-%20Driving%20-%208%20-%2015-11-2004.jpg

Subject: Re: PlayStation 2 Thread

Written By: mqg96 on 05/29/16 at 1:28 am


Another game series I loved the Need for Speed games. I loved the chase! I remember taking turns with my brother and my friends to finish a lot of the missions. The game was hard!

http://www.portalroms.com/sites/default/files/1659%20-%20Need%20for%20Speed%20-%20Underground%202%20(USA)%20-%20Need%20for%20Speed%20Underground%202%20-%20Driving%20-%208%20-%2015-11-2004.jpg


Underground 2 was my favorite Need for Speed game of all time, but I had it for the XBOX. Naw bruh, that game was easy! Just like any other racing game was easy for me  ;D

Underground 2 did have its challenges but I unlocked everything on there and had so much fun! I killed everybody on multiplayer mode as usual.

Subject: Re: PlayStation 2 Thread

Written By: mxcrashxm on 05/29/16 at 2:07 pm


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It's weird how I didn't have any of these except when I played one over at my friend's house (I think it was the first Sly Cooper). Those exclusives were off the charts.

I wish Sony would have made more Crash and Spyro games considering there wasn't many on the PS2 for some reason.

Subject: Re: PlayStation 2 Thread

Written By: Howard on 05/29/16 at 2:58 pm


Ouch, that must've hurt.

The system introduced me to the DMC series. I heard awful things about DMC2, which I didn't play, but DMC and DMC3 (and DMC4 for the Xbox 360) were amazing!.

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/1/1e/DMC1FrontCover.jpg/256px-DMC1FrontCover.jpghttp://vignette3.wikia.nocookie.net/devilmaycry/images/8/8d/DMC3FrontCover.jpg/revision/latest?cb=20080401211828

Another game series I loved the Need for Speed games. I loved the chase! I remember taking turns with my brother and my friends to finish a lot of the missions. The game was hard!

http://www.portalroms.com/sites/default/files/1659%20-%20Need%20for%20Speed%20-%20Underground%202%20(USA)%20-%20Need%20for%20Speed%20Underground%202%20-%20Driving%20-%208%20-%2015-11-2004.jpg


It was just a small console that it was easy to trip over.

Subject: Re: PlayStation 2 Thread

Written By: HazelBlue99 on 10/01/16 at 4:00 am

I received my PS2 as a Christmas present back in 2003. It is still in my bedroom today. :)

Subject: Re: PlayStation 2 Thread

Written By: Zelek3 on 10/01/16 at 4:03 am

The last good Sony console

Subject: Re: PlayStation 2 Thread

Written By: Howard on 10/01/16 at 7:08 am


I received my PS2 as a Christmas present back in 2003. It is still in my bedroom today. :)


What games have you played?

Subject: Re: PlayStation 2 Thread

Written By: Howard on 10/01/16 at 7:09 am

I had a PS2, traded it in for a PS3 later on.

Subject: Re: PlayStation 2 Thread

Written By: HazelBlue99 on 10/01/16 at 5:29 pm


What games have you played?


I have played quite a lot of games, however a few standout games for me would be Hulk (game based on 2003 movie), Stuart Little 3 and Driver 3.

Subject: Re: PlayStation 2 Thread

Written By: violet_shy on 10/08/16 at 7:37 am

Oh my, this brings back memories :\'(

We got our Playstation 2 in 2004. That year I was in bed for 6 months because I had gone through a complete breakdown and became sick. Then around September, my parents bought the Playstation 2 along with some games. It was soo therapeutic for me! Lol. It actually helped with my recovery. The first game we played on it was a Lara Croft game I think it was Angel of Darkness. The after that I played various other games on it. 

Subject: Re: PlayStation 2 Thread

Written By: Looney Toon on 10/08/16 at 12:00 pm

Lot of people consider the PS2 to be legendary. Especially with its library of games. To this day it holds the largest library of games. According to Sony more than 3,784 games have been released on the PS2. Meaning that no matter what type of gamer you are you'd find the kind of games that you would want to play. Platformer, Racer, Fighting, First Person Shooter, Sandbox, Simulation, Action-Adventure etc. They were all there for you.


I see quite a bit of PS2 nostalgia around the internet. And on the PS4 there is the "PS2 classics" section which a lot of people like.

Subject: Re: PlayStation 2 Thread

Written By: 1999 Baby, 2000s Kid on 10/08/16 at 12:11 pm

I've never had a PS2, but I played it at friends' houses, cousins' houses, and I played it last year multiple times at my former best friend's house. I grew up on original Xbox, but I love the PS2 as well.


I have played quite a lot of games, however a few standout games for me would be Hulk (game based on 2003 movie), Stuart Little 3 and Driver 3.


You do? I used to love the Hulk game when I was around 6 or 7 years old, and I have and like Driver 3 as well.
Lot of people consider the PS2 to be legendary. Especially with its library of games. To this day it holds the largest library of games. According to Sony more than 3,784 games have been released on the PS2. Meaning that no matter what type of gamer you are you'd find the kind of games that you would want to play. Platformer, Racer, Fighting, First Person Shooter, Sandbox, Simulation, Action-Adventure etc. They were all there for you.


I see quite a bit of PS2 nostalgia around the internet. And on the PS4 there is the "PS2 classics" section which a lot of people like.


Yeah, that PS2 classics section is a good idea, I heard you have to pay monthly to stream it, is that true? Also,  I hope Xbox One makes original Xbox games compatible with it, I know the head of Xbox wants to.

Subject: Re: PlayStation 2 Thread

Written By: HazelBlue99 on 10/08/16 at 5:14 pm


You do? I used to love the Hulk game when I was around 6 or 7 years old, and I have and like Driver 3 as well.


The 1st level in the Hulk game was my personal favourite; the level where you are at a petrol/gas station and you can blow up the soldiers. I could never complete the 8th level.

When you think about it, Driver 3 is basically a "rip-off" of GTA : Vice City. Miami is one of the locations in the game and the antagonist in the free mode is called "Timmy Vermicelli".

Subject: Re: PlayStation 2 Thread

Written By: Howard on 10/08/16 at 5:40 pm


I've never had a PS2, but I played it at friends' houses, cousins' houses, and I played it last year multiple times at my former best friend's house. I grew up on original Xbox, but I love the PS2 as well.

You do? I used to love the Hulk game when I was around 6 or 7 years old, and I have and like Driver 3 as well.
Yeah, that PS2 classics section is a good idea, I heard you have to pay monthly to stream it, is that true? Also,  I hope Xbox One makes original Xbox games compatible with it, I know the head of Xbox wants to.


I owned a PS2 many years ago but I traded it in for a PS3, I originally grew up with Atari.

Subject: Re: PlayStation 2 Thread

Written By: violet_shy on 10/08/16 at 5:46 pm


I owned a PS2 many years ago but I traded it in for a PS3, I originally grew up with Atari.


We never owned Atari, we had Intellivision back when there was Atari. That was a long time ago..

Subject: Re: PlayStation 2 Thread

Written By: 1999 Baby, 2000s Kid on 10/08/16 at 8:24 pm


I owned a PS2 many years ago but I traded it in for a PS3, I originally grew up with Atari.


I had an Atari as well, we just rarely played it, mainly played original Xbox then.

Subject: Re: PlayStation 2 Thread

Written By: Howard on 10/09/16 at 3:05 pm


We never owned Atari, we had Intellivision back when there was Atari. That was a long time ago..


What games did you own? ???

Subject: Re: PlayStation 2 Thread

Written By: Looney Toon on 10/09/16 at 4:13 pm


Yeah, that PS2 classics section is a good idea, I heard you have to pay monthly to stream it, is that true? Also,  I hope Xbox One makes original Xbox games compatible with it, I know the head of Xbox wants to.


Yeah, the monthly fee is due to the fact that Sony now charges money to use their online services. As for the Xbox one I hope original Xbox games become compatible as well.

Subject: Re: PlayStation 2 Thread

Written By: violet_shy on 10/10/16 at 6:24 pm


What games did you own? ???


On the Intellivision I remember one game called Burger Time. I'm sure there were more but my memories of it are very vague because I was so small, maybe a year old or two.

Subject: Re: PlayStation 2 Thread

Written By: mach!ne_he@d on 10/26/16 at 9:08 pm

Today is the 16th anniversary of the PlayStation 2's North American launch. Hard to believe it's been that long! :o

http://video-practic.ru/sites/default/files/Games/1276676617_image002.jpg

Subject: Re: PlayStation 2 Thread

Written By: Baltimoreian on 10/26/16 at 9:41 pm


Today is the 16th anniversary of the PlayStation 2's North American launch. Hard to believe it's been that long! :o

http://video-practic.ru/sites/default/files/Games/1276676617_image002.jpg


It's as long as 2005 to me, for some reason.

Subject: Re: PlayStation 2 Thread

Written By: Zelek3 on 10/26/16 at 9:50 pm

The last good Sony console, and the last good generation of games (imo of course)

Subject: Re: PlayStation 2 Thread

Written By: Howard on 10/27/16 at 2:50 pm


Today is the 16th anniversary of the PlayStation 2's North American launch. Hard to believe it's been that long! :o

http://video-practic.ru/sites/default/files/Games/1276676617_image002.jpg


I remember when it first came out.

Subject: Re: PlayStation 2 Thread

Written By: Baltimoreian on 10/27/16 at 5:35 pm


The last good Sony console, and the last good generation of games (imo of course)


I find the 6th generation as the last underrated one.

Subject: Re: PlayStation 2 Thread

Written By: violet_shy on 10/28/16 at 3:10 pm

I remember going to to Hollywood video(this was in 2004) and taking out games for the Playstation 2. Memories now!

Subject: Re: PlayStation 2 Thread

Written By: Howard on 10/28/16 at 3:15 pm


I remember going to to Hollywood video(this was in 2004) and taking out games for the Playstation 2. Memories now!



What games were they?

Subject: Re: PlayStation 2 Thread

Written By: violet_shy on 10/28/16 at 3:21 pm



What games were they?


I'm sure if I saw a list of them I would remember :)

Subject: Re: PlayStation 2 Thread

Written By: John Titor on 12/12/18 at 12:58 pm

The first time I played ps2 was October 2001, PS2 systems were very rare to be released, there was a huge shortage when they first came out
and many people didn't get a system until late 2001, I played the Mummy Returns in a Best Buy and did not like the game, Never the less the ps2 wooed me with DVD player ability and Metal Gear Solid 2 which I picked up 3 weeks later.

The first DVD I ever played was the Kings of Comedy (which I did not like lol)
I ended up returning that dvd and renting  Blair Witch 2

Subject: Re: PlayStation 2 Thread

Written By: Tim2002 on 12/12/18 at 5:37 pm

Got mine in Early 2008. My favorite games for it were Bully and Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2.

Subject: Re: PlayStation 2 Thread

Written By: John Titor on 12/12/18 at 6:06 pm


Got mine in Early 2008. My favorite games for it were Bully and Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2.


way late lol

like 8 years 2 late

Subject: Re: PlayStation 2 Thread

Written By: piecesof93 on 12/12/18 at 10:22 pm


way late lol

like 8 years 2 late

They were born in 2002

Subject: Re: PlayStation 2 Thread

Written By: John Titor on 12/13/18 at 4:11 pm


They were born in 2002


By the time they had vivid memories the 6th gen would have been over

Subject: Re: PlayStation 2 Thread

Written By: piecesof93 on 12/14/18 at 9:44 am

Remember how fat they used to be before the slim

Subject: Re: PlayStation 2 Thread

Written By: 2001 on 12/14/18 at 11:39 am


Remember how fat they used to be before the slim


That's the one I have. Tbh compared to modern consoles, they're all very small. It is very boxy looking though.

Subject: Re: PlayStation 2 Thread

Written By: John Titor on 12/14/18 at 12:14 pm


That's the one I have. Tbh compared to modern consoles, they're all very small. It is very boxy looking though.
I had the fat one

The slim one came out around San Andreas

Subject: Re: PlayStation 2 Thread

Written By: shadowcookie on 12/15/18 at 4:45 am

I remember when GTA SA came out.. my grandma bought it for me without really knowing what it was. My mum was not at all happy.  ;D

My older cousin (32 now) is entirely to blame for getting me into GTA.. I used to play GTA 3 at her house all the time before SA was released

Subject: Re: PlayStation 2 Thread

Written By: John Titor on 12/18/18 at 9:45 pm


I remember when GTA SA came out.. my grandma bought it for me without really knowing what it was. My mum was not at all happy.  ;D

My older cousin (32 now) is entirely to blame for getting me into GTA.. I used to play GTA 3 at her house all the time before SA was released


GTA 3 and GTA SA are the best ones, so many memories of that bridge in level one of GTA 3 because I had no memory card  :D

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