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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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God of War II
Action 13 March 2007
A follow-up to the Sony's bestselling slasher released in 2005, whose plot is loosely based on the characters and events from Greek mythology. In God of War II we, once again, take on the role of Kratos, a Spartan warrior seeking vengeance, who, after having killed Ares, has become the new god of war. Tormented by nightmares of his past, the hero – despite the goddess Athena’s warnings – descends to Earth to help his fellow Spartans in conquering Rhodes.
God of War (2005)
Action 22 March 2005
An action-adventure game that tells the story of Kratos – once a Spartan warrior, currently the servant of Olympus. The protagonist isn’t a flawless, noble warrior – he is a specialist when it comes to “dirty work”.
Final Fantasy XII
RPG 31 October 2006
Final Fantasy XII is the twelfth installment of the best-selling jRPG series created by Square Enix. Game producers rejected many of the fixed elements of the series, offering a new combat system, a unique way to develop heroes, and a huge and fantastic looking three-dimensional world.
Devil May Cry 3: Dante's Awakening
Action 01 March 2005
The third installment in the third-person perspective action hack-and-slash series. The story of Devil May Cry 3: Dante’s Awakening takes place before the events shown in the first installment of the series. It reveals more details about Dante’s past and motivations. The gameplay mechanics return to the roots of the series while adding an innovative feature – the possibility to choose a combat style, slightly altering Dante's abilities.
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.
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
Action 09 December 2003
The first adventure game based on the best-selling novel written by J.K. Rowling about a young wizard – Harry Potter. The main protagonist is trying to develop his magical potential in Hogwarts, School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
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.
The Bard's Tale
RPG 19 October 2004
Action RPG set in fantasy reality, referring to the cult series of the same name, published in 1985-88. The game was created by inXile studio, founded by the creator of the original Brian Fargo, and the title itself is a kind of remake, combining elements of the classic trilogy with the mechanics and setting of modern RPG productions. In the game, we play as the title Bard, who values the company of women and the wealth of his purse more than fame.
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
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.
Action 02 March 2004
An arcade action game in the fantasy world, in which we fly a dragon and sow pogroms among countless enemies. As a former prince of the Union, we intend to inflict a powerful blow on the sinister Empire as compensation for earlier murders and destruction. During the game we can ride a flying mount, use dozens of spells and various weapons.
The Lord of the Rings: The Third Age
RPG 02 November 2004
The Lord of the Rings returns! The Third Era has come. An era of chaos and doubt. History has made a circle. Gather your team and embark on another expedition for truth and justice. But beware of the ominous eye - it won't rest until it annihilates you.
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe
Adventure 14 November 2005
A position that combines elements of adventures and action games. It was created based on a film of the same title made jointly by Walt Disney Pictures and Walden Media.
Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King
RPG 01 November 2005
Another installment in the bestselling jRPG series which has been in development since the mid-80s. It is the first game in the franchise to be available for PlayStation 2. Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King is set in a well-known fantasy universe. The player controls a party of adventurers who have to stop the evil Dhoulmagus and remove the curse he placed on the king and his daughter. As we progress, the protagonists gain new abilities and items and become stronger.
Devil May Cry
Action 16 October 2001
Developed by an internal development studio of Capcom, a third-person perspective action game emphasizing its dynamic, very spectacular combat system. Originally, the game was intended to be another installment in the Resident Evil franchise. The plot of Devil May Cry is set in a modern setting on the fictional Mallet Island.
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Action 05 October 2002
Lord of the Rings: Two Towers is a spectacular third person perspective action game (TPP) based on Peter Jackson's "Lord of the Rings: Two Towers". Guided by Aragorn, Legolas or Gimlie, the player has to fight against the hosts of servants Saruman and Sauron. The work of Stormfront development studio is considered to be one of the best adaptations of a film in the history of the video games industry.
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.
Final Fantasy X
RPG 19 July 2001
This is the first part of the series to appear on PlayStation 2. Choc doesn't bring many breakthrough solutions, but it takes full advantage of the possibility of a console where you can get into it.
Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance 2
RPG 20 January 2004
The second installment of the side Baldur's Gate series, directed at the console. Unlike the original PC, the game represents the "action RPG" genre in the Diablo style. The production takes us back to the world of fantasy, where we play one of the available characters and perform tasks, fight monsters and gain powerful artifacts.
Shadow of the Colossus (2005)
Action 14 October 2005
A third-person perspective fantasy action game created by Sony. It is one of the best-reviewed games in the history of PlayStation 2. Shadow of the Colossus follows a young traveler named Wander who explores a fantasy world on his horse. He is looking for a way to resurrect a girl burdened with a cursed fate. The only way to do it is by defeating the sixteen colossi that live in various regions of the world.
Prince of Persia: Warrior Within
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.
Drakan: The Ancient's Gates
Action 28 January 2002
Drakan: The Ancients' Gates allows you to move to a fantastic virtual universe, well known from the game Drakan: Order of the Flame, released in 1999.
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
Adventure 06 November 2003
An action adventure game which is a remake of the 1989's Prince of Persia, one of the most popular platformers of all time, originally developed Broberbund Software. The game was created by Ubisoft Motreal and Jordan Mechner – the father of the original game, who worked on The Sands of Time as consultant and lead designer. The game tells a story of the eponymous Prince who accidentally releases the legendary Sands of Time, a mystical artifact that poses a terrible threat to the world.
The Lord of the Rings: Aragorn's Quest
Action 14 September 2010
Lord of the Rings: Aragorna's Expedition is an action game with a view from the third person's perspective (TPP) set in the film trilogy "Lord of the Rings". Players have the opportunity to get to know selected themes of the famous Ring War seen from the perspective of the Promise and accompanied by its adventures. The title was produced by Traveller's Tales studio for younger audiences.
Arcade 19 September 2006
Okami is a production from Clover Studios, the developers responsible for both parts of the well received by Viewtiful Joe series players. The main assumption of the game is to base its visual and climatic style on the old Japanese art of sumi-e painting, characterized by a specific line and color palette.