PS2 which stands for PlayStation 2, a home video game console that was developed by Sony as the second series of PlayStation. It was first released in Japan on 2nd March 2000 and then in North America followed by Europe in the same year. There is a huge list of PS2 games but here we are gonna list 13 top PS2 games which won the hearts of many.
PS2 being the best-selling home video game console had sold around 150 million units by the year 2011, these figures were confirmed by Sony in 2011. Here we go with the best and top PlayStation 2 games ever:
Top PS2 Games of All Time
13.) Burnout 3: Takedown –
This is a racing based game which was released in 2004 developed by Criterion Games. If you are a racing game freak then definitely you are gonna love this game, this sets you at a very high speed and has 44 songs in the background as the soundtrack which makes you enjoy the game more. Your main motive is to earn money. In real life, you need to pay for any damage you cause to someone’s property but in this game’s crash mode, the more you destroy, the more you earn MONEY. Above it the YouTube video of it.
12.) Star Wars Battlefront II:
There is no need to tell that this game is based on Star Wars film franchise first released in 2005. You can play as a single player, multiplayer or split screen. The action-packed first and third person shooter game whose 3rd installment i.e StarWars Battlefront 3 is going to release in November 2015 i.e within a couple of days according to publishing date of this article.
11.) Need For Speed: Most Wanted (2005):-
The game I got addicted to so badly. I found it better than Burnout 3. The successor of this game was released back in 2012. The game is developed by EA Black Box and published by Electronic Arts. The 2005 version was the 9th installment in the series of Need For Speed. Other than PlayStation 2, Need for speed: most wanted was released for Nintendo DS, Microsoft Windows, Xbox, GameCube, Game Boy Advance and for seventh generation console, the Xbox 360.
10.) Prince of Persia Sands of Time:-
Love the adventure? Yes? Then you might love this game too. Prince of Persia game was released in November 2003 worldwide. It is developed by Ubisoft Montreal. This is a single player mode game which is also released for platforms other than PS2.
9.) Shadow of the Colossus:-
The action-adventure game which was developed by Sony for the PlayStation 2 was released in October 2005. The story of the game revolves around a young man named Wander who steps into a forbidden land making it a lot adventurous and mysterious. This game is also available for PS3, this version was released in 2011.
8.) GTA Vice City:-
Grand Theft Auto Vice City, we all have heard of this game and admit it that at that time we loved it the most too. The above clip if the 18th mission from the GTA vice city PS2 game. The game was released in 2002 by Rockstar Games Capron. A full action packed game.
7.) Resident Evil 4:-
Welcome to the zombie world. It is a horror survival third-person shooter video game developed by Capcom Production Studio 4 and published by Capcom, released on January 11, 2015.
6.) God Of War 2:-
God of war is a third person action-adventure game developed by SCE Santa Monica Studio and published by Sony Computer Entertainment. It is he 14th best selling PlayStation 2 games of all time, making it one of the reasons to be featured in top PS2 games ever. Enter the battlefield with this game.
5.) Metal Gear Solid 3:-
The third installment of Metal Gear series which was released in 2004. In this game, you need to move through an enemy filled environment without getting caught and undetected.
4.) Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi:-
There are a lot Dragon Ball fans out there including me. The game reminds you of the Dragon ball z series and is really a fun to play. The characters with all their transformations make it more interesting to play. Along with PlayStation 2, this game is also available for Wii platforms. Let’s fight.
Have you ever played Counter-Strike? If yes then you’ll find Black somewhat same, I am not talking about the story line but the style. You can see yourself as carrying a gun in your hand and fight. Most of the people have shown their loved for this game and it deserves to be on the top 3 list of top PS2 games.
2.) Ace Combat 4: Shattered Skies:-
It gives you a feeling of an Air force fighter who is killing the enemies. It is a semi-realistic flight stimulation. This is the 4th installment of Ace Combat series but first for the PlayStation 2 game console.
1.) GTA – San Andreas:-
All it has is a great story, amazing characters, a large map, huge variety of vehicles and yeah freedom of course. People just love this game.
These were the top ps2 games along with the gameplay videos to let you enjoy and see what it looks like if you haven’t yet. If you like any other PlayStation game apart from the above mentioned then do not hesitate to tell us via comments.