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PS2 Adventure Video Games

Adventure games. They include three fundamental elements: exploration, solving puzzles and strongly emphasized story. Controlled characters collect items and use them in puzzles in order to push the story further. Adventure games usually offer only single player mode and the point-and-click interface. This category includes also HOPAs (Hidden Object Puzzle Adventure games) which put emphasis on searching items hidden on the screen. more

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Silent Hill 2 (PS2)
Silent Hill 2 (PS2)

Adventure 28 September 2001

Silent Hill 2 is a continuation of the action adventure game in the survival-horror convention, released in 1999. The game was produced by Konami development studio. The main character is James Sunderland, who unexpectedly receives a letter from his former beloved asking him to meet in the title town. Due to the very dark climate and terrifying scenes, the title is addressed to audiences over 16 years old.

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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. One of them is Lucas Kane who experiences the mysterious event first hand as he kills a complete stranger in a restaurant's restroom. Haunted by strange visions, he decides to find out what is really happening. The other character is Lieutenant Carla Valenti who, along with her life partner Sergeant Tyler Miles, investigates the case. In the course of the game we will visit various locations, speak to other characters, and fight. What is characteristic for Indigo Prophecy is the dark, shrouded in mystery plot and the opportunity to solve the puzzle while playing either as the hunter, or the hunted.

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Syberia II (PS2)
Syberia II (PS2)

Adventure 29 March 2004

A sequel to the excellent adventure game created by Benoit Sokal and studio Microids. Syberia II continues the plot of the first installment - it presents the further adventures of Kate Walker, an American lawyer. Her intention of finalizing a contract led her to the adventure of her life. The game starts in the same place where the first Syberia ended – in the Russian city Romansburg. This time Kate decides to follow the trail of Hans Voralberg, the heir to an automaton factory, for her own reasons. The woman joins Hans and she helps him discover the mystery of the last living Mammoths. The greatest change in comparison to the first game lies in the quality of the graphics and the increase of the gameplay dynamics. Many new graphic effects were added, including dynamic shadows and an animated snow. Syberia II takes place in completely new locations that are much more different from each other than previously. During her adventures Kate will visit, among other places, the North-West passage and the village of the Youkol people.

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Silent Hill 4: The Room (PS2)
Silent Hill 4: The Room (PS2)

Adventure 07 September 2004

The next installment of the extremely popular horror action adventure game, coming from the Konami concern. Traditionally, this title is intended only for people with strong nerves.

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Siren (PS2)
Siren (PS2)

Adventure 12 March 2004

Another survival horror by the creator of "Silent Hill" - Keiichiro Toyama. In this 78-stage game, dozens of characters try to save their lives and escape from a cursed seaside village.

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Silent Hill 3 (PS2)
Silent Hill 3 (PS2)

Adventure 23 May 2003

Silent Hill 3 is the third installment of the survial-horror series produced by Konami. The main character is 17-year-old Heather, who unexpectedly finds herself in an alternative, nightmarish reality. The girl has to discover the mystery of a monstrous world and thwart the plans of a mysterious cult wishing to resurrect a cruel god. The title combines elements of an action game and adventure, but due to the macabre scenes is addressed to older players.

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

Adventure 31 March 2004

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Silent Hill Origins (PS2)
Silent Hill Origins (PS2)

Adventure 04 March 2008

Silent Hill Origins is the precursor to the first installment of the famous horror series. The main character of the game is the truck driver Travis Grady, who is imprisoned in the title town, full of nightmares.

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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (PS2)
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (PS2)

Adventure 15 October 2002

An adventure game with RPG elements, whose plot is based on the first book of the Trilogy "Lord of the Rings" by J.R.R. Tolkien, in which four hobbits, on the advice of the sorcerer Gandalf, set off with the Ring of Power to the seat of elves Rivendell, to seek advice from the dignified Elrod.

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Ico (PS2)
Ico (PS2)

Adventure 25 September 2001

A third-person perspective action-adventure game developed by the Japanese developer Team Ico. The story tells about a young boy named Ico who was marked with an eternal curse. Due to that curse, he was born with mysterious horns on his head and, similarly to his predecessors, he is to be taken to a mysterious castle where he is going to be slain. While awaiting death, the boy notices a girl locked in a cage. The girl happens to be a princess – the daughter of the cruel queen that rules the castle. Ico decides to free the girl and their fates will from now on depend on the player who is tasked with helping them escape from the fortress. The game combines characteristics of an adventure game and a platformer. During the game player will face many puzzles, traps and merciless demons. What makes Ico exceptional is a strong focus on the development of emotional bond between the two protagonists who have no one to depend on but each other.

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Destroy All Humans! (2005) (PS2)
Destroy All Humans! (2005) (PS2)

Adventure 19 June 2005

He is nasty, has a large saucer, comes from space and makes us say: IMPORTANT! Who is it? Crypto! Haven't you heard? Without fear, you will certainly hear many times! This ghastly alien liked our Earth. She says she will find her lost DNA on it. Who knows him there. But beware of him!

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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. In order to complete her mission, Kate must find her heir. The task pushes her to embark on the greatest adventure of her life. During the journey she will visit various climatic and mysterious places located in the Eastern Europe and she will meet many interesting people. Since it's a typical point-and-click adventure game, the gameplay consists mostly of exploring locations, solving riddles and speaking with non-playable characters. Syberia is famous for its climatic graphics with pre-rendered, hand-drawn backgrounds.

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Fate/stay night [Réalta Nua] (PS2)
Fate/stay night [Réalta Nua] (PS2)

Adventure 19 April 2007

A Japanese adventure game of the visual novel sub-genre. The action of the title takes place in contemporary Japan. Players follow the fate of a high school student, by chance becoming a participant in a magical tournament, in which his life is at stake and the prize is the fulfillment of all wishes.

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Fatal Frame II: Crimson Butterfly (PS2)
Fatal Frame II: Crimson Butterfly (PS2)

Adventure 10 December 2003

The next installment of Project Zero, also known as Fatal Frame. This is a horrifying survival horror in which we fight ghosts through a camera. The game tells the story of two twin sisters who got lost in the forest. Fatal Frame is a blood-chilling atmosphere, dark surroundings and violent musical effects.

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Fatal Frame (PS2)
Fatal Frame (PS2)

Adventure 04 March 2002

The first part of the famous series of horrors. The player takes on the role of a young girl who finds herself in a ghosted estate. "Fatal Frame" is distinguished by the unusual course of fights with the use of a camera.

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Rule of Rose (PS2)
Rule of Rose (PS2)

Adventure 12 September 2006

Rule of Rose is a psychological horror. The action of this program was located in England in 1930. The player plays the role of a nineteen-year-old girl named Jennifer, living in a world where rules were created by seemingly innocent children with a sadistic mentality.

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Psychonauts (PS2)
Psychonauts (PS2)

Adventure 21 June 2005

An adventure game with strong action and platform game traits. It was developed by Double Fine Productions. The player assumes the role of a boy named Razputin, Raz in short. His dream is to become a member of the titular Psychonauts, a squad that is maintaining peace in the world. After sneaking up into one of the training camps, the protagonist discovers that the cadets are mysteriously disappearing. Raz, accompanied by his loyal friends, tries to discover this mystery. In Psychonauts the action is presented by using a third-person perspective. The game features more than a dozen of varied levels – most of them take place inside the human minds. During the game Raz must face various enemies, solve some more or less complicated traps, and avoid many dangers. Luckily, the boy is able to jump, swim, climb and sneak. He also has access to a set of paranormal skills, including telekinesis, levitation and invisibility. The game features nice looking graphics. Similarly to previous games of this developer, the title is filled with humor.

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

Adventure 21 August 2001

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Prince of Persia: Warrior Within (PS2)
Prince of Persia: Warrior Within (PS2)

Adventure 30 November 2004

Sequel to the 2003’s Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, rebooting the story of the hero from the classic 2D platformer from Broderbund Software studio. This time the prince has to deal with consequences of his reckless actions. He managed to turn back time and prevent releasing The Sands of Time, but he did not change his destiny, resulting in Guardian of Time chasing him to seal his fate. He travels to the mysterious island where, according to the legends, the Sands were made; the prince attempts to change the past and prevent their creation, thus saving himself from the fate. Prince of Persia: Warrior Within has a much darker atmosphere, but the gameplay is similar to its predecessor. Our hero must overcome many obstacles and traps, not to mention enemies. Game introduces a new, expanded fighting system, with prince himself becoming stronger and gaining new abilities.

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Legacy of Kain: Defiance (PS2)
Legacy of Kain: Defiance (PS2)

Adventure 11 November 2003

The fifth part of the popular saga, launched in 1996 on the Sony PlayStation platform. The program combines elements taken from Blood Omen and Soul Reaver - two mini-series, functioning independently within the aforementioned cycle.

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KAO the Kangaroo: Round 2 (PS2)
KAO the Kangaroo: Round 2 (PS2)

Adventure 15 April 2005

A continuation of a three-dimensional platformer developed by the Polish studio Tate Multimedia (previously known as X-Ray Interactive). Kao the Kangaroo: Round 2 returns to the titular hero, who once again embarks on a demanding journey all around the world to save hundreds of animals that have been abducted by an evil poacher and his band of thugs. The game sees us travel through 20 varied levels in five different worlds filled with difficult obstacles as well as numerous vehicles and objects. Moreover, our hero has to face over 30 types of opponents that can be dealt with seven different weapons, including a tail slash or a boomerang. Fortunately, Kao is supported by other animals, including a pelican or a whale. As always, the levels are full of different collectibles and hidden bonus sections.

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Cold Fear (PS2)
Cold Fear (PS2)

Adventure 04 March 2005

Cold Fear is a typical representative of the survival-horror genre, a dynamic action game in which the atmosphere of horror plays an important role. It is worth mentioning that this is the first production of this type released by the giant UbiSoft.

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Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones (PS2)
Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones (PS2)

Adventure 01 December 2005

Another installment in the highly-rated action adventure game franchise following on the eponymous Prince, who in the past carelessly unsealed the mythical sands of time. After events of the previous part of the game, the protagonist return to his home – Babylon – plunged in the chaos of war. Soon it turns out that the previous actions of the hero led to the birth of his dark alter ego, whose spirit gradually takes over control over the protagonist's will. Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones expands the mechanics implemented in the two previous installments and introduces new improvements to the combat system, as well as some innovative uses for the dagger of time and skills unavailable before, like sneaking. The biggest novelty offered by the game is the possibility of controlling two characters different with personalities, fighting styles, and abilities.

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Siren 2 (PS2)
Siren 2 (PS2)

Adventure 09 February 2006

Forbidden Siren 2, like the first installment of the cycle, is a survival horror game created by Keiichiro Toyama, the author of the cult Silent Hill series. The action of the programme takes us to Yamijima Island (Island of Darkness), where Dante scenes took place 29 years ago and all its then inhabitants disappeared in mysterious circumstances.

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Haunting Ground (PS2)
Haunting Ground (PS2)

Adventure 29 April 2005

"Haunting Ground" is an action adventure game in the style of survival horror. The production was prepared by Capcom, known for its excellent "Resident Evil" and "Dino Crisis" series, which are already the classics of this species.

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Indiana Jones and the Emperor's Tomb (PS2)
Indiana Jones and the Emperor's Tomb (PS2)

Adventure 26 June 2003

Action adventure game with a third person perspective. The player becomes a heroic archaeologist and this time he has to find a powerful ancient artifact, a black pearl called the Dragon's Heart.

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