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PlayStation 2 is the 6th generation console from Sony and a successor to PlayStation (PSX). It was released on October 26th, 2000 in North America and less than a month later in Europe. It had 300 MHz CPU and 32 MB RAM. PS2 was in production up till 2013, despite the fact that in 2006 it was succeeded by PlayStation 3. With over 155 million units sold, it’s still the most popular console in the history of gaming industry.

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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (PS2)
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (PS2)

Action 03 November 2003

An action game with RPG elements – The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, developed by Visceral Games in cooperation with EA Redwood Shores, is based on the license of a hit movie by the same name. The game allows the players to assume roles of over a dozen characters known from the silver screen – one can play as Frodo, Gandalf, Aragorn, Legolas, and many others. Player’s task is to destroy The Ring of Power and defeat the Dark Lord Sauron.

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Gran Turismo 4 (PS2)
Gran Turismo 4 (PS2)

Racing 22 February 2005

The fourth installment of the best-selling racing series for the PlayStation consoles. With Gran Turismo 4, Polyphony Digital went above and beyond, included an astonishing number of 500+ models of cars made by 80 most important car manufacturers of the world. Each car was recreated in the smallest detail and can be significantly customized, both visually and mechanically.

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Resident Evil 4 (PS2)
Resident Evil 4 (PS2)

Action 25 October 2005

The fourth major installment of the cult series of survival horrors created by Capcom. In the game the player assumes the role of ex-cop Leon S. Kennedy, a character well known from the second entry in the franchise. As a special agent responsible for protecting the presidential family, he goes to Europe in order to find the missing daughter of the US president. The trail leads to a small village in Spain.

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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (PS2)
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (PS2)

Action 26 June 2007

Published by Electronic Arts, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix is a game based on the fifth movie following the adventures of a young wizard. Similarly to all the previous installments, the game is available on multiple platforms and follows the formula developed by the previous Harry Potter games – the players are given an action adventure game, in which they observe the action from the third person perspective.

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Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven (PS2)
Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven (PS2)

Action 28 January 2004

A 3D action game that takes the players to the 1930’s USA, the time when criminal underground flourished. The game was created by Czech developer Illusion Softworks, mainly known for the highly acclaimed tactical shooter Hidden & Dangerous. The story focuses on a rookie gangster named Tommy, who takes his first steps on the path of criminal life by doing jobs for an influential mafia family.

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Ratchet & Clank (2002) (PS2)
Ratchet & Clank (2002) (PS2)

Arcade 04 November 2002

Ratchet & Clank is a hit 2D platformer released exclusively for PlayStation 2. The title characters of the game produced by Insomniac Games are a fox and robot who must save Solan's galaxy from the knocks of the cunning Drek's highest CEO. While playing, players can acquire new weapons and equipment to help them overcome obstacles and enemies.

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Killzone (PS2)
Killzone (PS2)

Action 02 November 2004

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Half-Life (PS2)
Half-Life (PS2)

Action 30 November 2001

An FPS set in a science-fiction world, created by the debuting American studio Valve Software. The story takes place in secret research facility of Black Mesa and begins the main character of the game – Gordon Freeman - arrives at the facility.

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Tekken 5 (PS2)
Tekken 5 (PS2)

Fighting 24 February 2005

Another installment in one of the most popular series of fighting games developed for years by Bandai Namco Entertainment. In the fifth edition of King of Iron Fist Tournament a set of well-known fighters makes its appearance alongside three new ones (Asuka, Raven and Feng). Each character has their own motivation and goals, which constitutes the background for spectacular duels. Tekken 5 employs the well-known mechanics of its predecessors.

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My Horse and Me 2 (PS2)
My Horse and Me 2 (PS2)

Sports 31 October 2008

A sequel to the sports-simulation game that focuses on horses and horsemanship. This time around, we assume the role of a teenager who dreams of a professional jockey career. In order to accomplish her goal, she arrives at the farm of her uncle’s, a racehorse breeder, but it quickly turns out that the facility goes through some financial difficulties and its personnel is not exactly qualified. The only way to save the stable from bankruptcy is to win a prestigious competition in Kentucky.

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Medal of Honor: Vanguard (PS2)
Medal of Honor: Vanguard (PS2)

Action 23 March 2007

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Indigo Prophecy (PS2)
Indigo Prophecy (PS2)

Adventure 16 September 2005

Featuring paranormal mystery/thriller esthetics, a third-person action-adventure game by Quantic Dream studio. The plot of Indigo Prophecy – perhaps better known as Fahrenheit - is set in New York City in year 2009. The city is witness to a series of inexplicably violent acts of murder committed by seemingly ordinary, lawful citizens. The action is presented from the point of view of two separate characters.

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The Getaway (PS2)
The Getaway (PS2)

Action 11 December 2002

The first part of the famous series of action games, modelled on the cult "Grand Theft Auto 3". We play one of two possible characters and perform risky tasks on the streets of London. The game is distinguished by a lot of freedom of action.

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Syberia (PS2)
Syberia (PS2)

Adventure 28 March 2003

An adventure game designed by Benoit Sokal, the famous Belgian comic writer, in cooperation with studio Microids. Syberia is the first chapter of the adventures of Kate Walker, an American lawyer hired by the company that produces automatons – mechanical toys. She is tasked with finishing the formalities related to taking over a factory located in a small city in Europe. The game begins when the protagonist arrives at the factory and learns that its owner, Anna Voralberg, is dead.

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Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty (PS2)
Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty (PS2)

Action 13 November 2001

The fourth installment in the Metal Gear series created by Hideo Kojima. It is a direct sequel to the 1998's Metal Gear Solid. The game features two main story chapters. The first casts the player in the role of Solid Snake (the protagonist of the previous installments), whose job is to infiltrate a ship transporting a new variety of the eponymous mech. His other task is to stop a group of Russian mercenaries trying to obtain it.

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Resident Evil Code: Veronica X (PS2)
Resident Evil Code: Veronica X (PS2)

Adventure 21 August 2001

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The Bard's Tale (PS2)
The Bard's Tale (PS2)

RPG 19 October 2004

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Resident Evil: Outbreak (PS2)
Resident Evil: Outbreak (PS2)

Adventure 31 March 2004

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Call of Duty: World at War - Final Fronts (PS2)
Call of Duty: World at War - Final Fronts (PS2)

Action 11 November 2008

A spectacular first-person shooter (FPS) set during the Second World War. The game was developed by Treyarch, Activision’s subsidiary. It’s three-chapter campaign spans across the years 1942-1945, being set on Southern Pacific and the Eastern front. We observe the events from the perspectives of three soldier (two Americans and one Russian), and we get to take part in such military operations as the defense of Stalingrad or the Battle of Okinawa.

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Worms 4: Mayhem (PS2)
Worms 4: Mayhem (PS2)

Strategy 29 July 2005

Worms 4: Mayhem is the next installment of the popular series dealing with clashes armed to the teeth, intelligent, talkative and at the same time extremely funny title worms. It is worth noting that the premiere of Worms 4: Mayhem is to a large extent linked to the celebrations of the decade of the whole series.

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Yakuza (PS2)
Yakuza (PS2)

Action 05 September 2006

Yakuza is an action game in response to the Grand Theft Auto series. The title was created in cooperation with the award-winning designer Toshihiro Nagoshi and tells the story of a mafia who wants to break free from the ties of a criminal organization.

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Persona 4 (PS2)
Persona 4 (PS2)

RPG 10 July 2008

Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4 is another part of the Japanese cRPG series, created and released by Atlus. The game, which is longer, more complicated and intriguing than the previous versions of the series, throws us into the rural landscapes of Japan.

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Call of Duty 3 (PS2)
Call of Duty 3 (PS2)

Action 07 November 2006

The third main installment in the popular FPS series, Call of Duty. It is also the first game in the franchise (not counting the console spin-offs) that in the end was not released on PCs. In contrast to the previous installments, this time the game was developed by Treyarch – the authors of the console version of Call of Duty 2. The plot of the game once again takes place on various fronts of World War II. This time one can play as American, British, Canadian, and Polish soldiers.

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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (PS2)
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (PS2)

Action 29 May 2004

Harry Potter and Azkaban Prisoner is the fourth game based on J.K. Rowling's books about the adventures of Harry Potter's title student and his two friends, Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger.

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Hitman 2: Silent Assassin (PS2)
Hitman 2: Silent Assassin (PS2)

Action 02 October 2002

The sequel to Io-Interactive's well-received stealth action game from 2000. The game’s story starts in a Sicilian monastery, where the protagonist of the first game, Agent 47, tries to forget about his former deeds by seeking atonement in peaceful life and prayer. Unfortunately, he is soon tracked down by the Russian mafia and forced to get back to work. He quickly learns that he is being manipulated and eventually becomes a target himself, hunted by highly-trained ex-Spetsnaz operatives.

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Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories (PS2)
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories (PS2)

Action 06 March 2007

Another spin-off to the legendary series of sandbox action games, developed by Rockstar Games for the PlayStation Portable console. As the title of the game suggests, its action is related to GTA: Vice City. The title takes place in 1984, two years before the events shown in the other game. The main protagonist is Victor Vance – an ex-soldier who currently works for various gangsters.

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