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RPG. This category includes games that put emphasis on progress system for a controlled character (or a group of characters) which is (are) described with many statistics. They also have a multi-plot story and quests. There are classic RPGs with turn-based combat and rules inspired by pen-and-paper RPGs (e.g. Baldur’s Gate, Fallout), action RPGs with dynamic real time combat (Dark Souls) and jRPGs – very specific titles based on Japanese style and culture, especially on manga and anime (Final Fantasy, Kingdom Hearts). more

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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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Final Fantasy XII (PS2)
Final Fantasy XII (PS2)

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.

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Persona 3 (PS2)
Persona 3 (PS2)

RPG 14 August 2007

Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 is a jRPG game. Player directs the actions of a teenage student gifted with the power to summon demons and fights against the threatening monsters led by Shadov.

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Deus Ex (PS2)
Deus Ex (PS2)

RPG 25 March 2002

A cyberpunk first-person perspective action RPG developed by Ion Storm, studio led by the legend of the video game industry, Warren Spector – co-creator of such cult series as Ultima and Wing Commander. Deus Ex takes place in the middle of XXI century, in a world filled with terrorism, corruption, poverty and a mysterious disease called the Gray Death. The player assumes the role of agent JC Denton and discovers that a secret organization named Majestic 12, which eventually intends to rule the world, is responsible for the deadly virus. The gameplay mechanics of the game combine FPS, stealth and RPG features. Thanks to special nanotechnological augmentations the protagonist has inhuman abilities that can be gradually improved as the game progresses. Denton can use various weapons which can be also modified. The story of the game is non-linear, and depending on the choices made by the player it might led to one of three alternative endings.

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

RPG 19 October 2004

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Final Fantasy X (PS2)
Final Fantasy X (PS2)

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.

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Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel	 (PS2)
Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel (PS2)

RPG 13 January 2004

A hack-and-slash action RPG and a console spin-off to Fallout, the popular series by Interplay. The action of Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel is set between the first and the second installment in the series, and the player’s task is to serve in the eponymous Brotherhood of Steel as it tries to contain the chaos spreading throughout the post-apocalyptic wastelands. In the game, we assume control of a team of mercenaries that traverse deserts, sunken villages, ruined cities, and abandoned military complexes to perform various tasks, facing hordes of enemies at the same time. The entire game is played in real time. In combat, we can also perform dodges and use long-rage weaponry. As befits an RPG, as we progress, the team members gain experience, develop their skills and make use of a wide variety of equipment as well as over 50 types of weapons.

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The Lord of the Rings: The Third Age (PS2)
The Lord of the Rings: The Third Age (PS2)

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.

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Shin Megami Tensei: Digital Devil Saga 2 (PS2)
Shin Megami Tensei: Digital Devil Saga 2 (PS2)

RPG 11 October 2005

Shin Megami Tensei: Digital Devil Saga 2 is a continuation of the popular Japanese RPG title. Maintained in manga climates production came out of the wings of programmers from Atlus company.

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Final Fantasy X-2 (PS2)
Final Fantasy X-2 (PS2)

RPG 19 February 2004

A Japanese Roleplaying game which is a direct continuation of the themes from Final Fantasy X. Thanks to it we can learn what happened to the characters of this production. The game has changed significantly compared to the previous edition. The fight took on a certain tactical character and the campaign gained in non-linearity.

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Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne (PS2)
Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne (PS2)

RPG 12 October 2004

Three-dimensional RPG with turn-based combat system. The plot of the game places the action in an apocalyptic Tokyo post, full of demons, spirits and occultism.

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Kingdom Hearts (PS2)
Kingdom Hearts (PS2)

RPG 16 September 2002

It used to be a game named after Zelda. It turned out to be beautiful and it was remembered forever. After all, the creators of the equally captivating Final Fantasy series combined their world with the Disney universe, following the example of many elements in Zelda.

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Xenosaga Episode I: Der Wille zur Macht (PS2)
Xenosaga Episode I: Der Wille zur Macht (PS2)

RPG 24 February 2003

Xenosaga is a soil game. Not only will it make you admire the beautiful graphics, but you will also reflect on the dilemmas of the characters of this story. And graphics don't always go hand in hand with soil, transplanting - that's why it's worth paying attention to this title.

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Disgaea: Hour of Darkness (PS2)
Disgaea: Hour of Darkness (PS2)

RPG 27 August 2003

The first installment in the tactical jRPG originally released on PlayStation 2 and PlayStation Portable. After a decade, an improved port has finally made its way to PC. In Disgaea PC you assume the role of a demon prince named Laharl, who having awakened from two-years’ sleep learns about the death of his father. As his successor, he decides to regain the throne and his subjects’ trust by setting out on a dangerous journey during which he will meet many allies and foes. The campaign is divided into episodes resembling a typical anime TV series. During the game you will spend most of the time fighting on tiled maps. You have a diversity of units under your command, offering different attack combinations, spells, combos, and special abilities that, just like in any classic RPG, can be further developed during the course of the game.

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Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King (PS2)
Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King (PS2)

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. In combat, played in a turn-based system, they use not only typical medieval weaponry but also magic. They also encounter friendly NPCs with whom they can trade and talk. Visually, Dragon Quest VIII resembles Dark Cloud 2: it has three-dimensional graphics combined with cel shading rendering which gives them cartoonish looks. The characters' were designed by a famous mangaka, Akira Toriyama, known primarily for his work on the Dragon Ball franchise.

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Kingdom Hearts II (PS2)
Kingdom Hearts II (PS2)

RPG 28 March 2006

This is a combination of two worlds: animation by Walt Disney, which has been known for decades, and the universe of "Final Fantasy", a brilliant series of video games. In this way, in the field of entertainment and pop culture, America meets Japan.

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Knights of the Temple II (PS2)
Knights of the Temple II (PS2)

RPG 13 January 2006

Sequel was released in March 2004 as an action-adventure (hack-and-slash) game. Again, we play the role of Paul de Raque, a knight of the Templar Order, entangled in the eternal struggle against the demonic forces of Hell that attack humanity. The authors reduced the linearity of levels, added a trading option and RPG elements in the form of a character development system.

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Summoner 2 (PS2)
Summoner 2 (PS2)

RPG 23 September 2002

Continuation of the respected role-playing game. We move to a land full of magic, gradually advance to higher levels of experience and complete the team of warriors.

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Shadow Hearts: Covenant (PS2)
Shadow Hearts: Covenant (PS2)

RPG 27 September 2004

Created by Nautilius studio, Shadow Hearts: Covenant is a successful continuation of an RPG released in 2001. The action of the game takes place in our world, full of magic and strange creatures, and its background is the beginning of the First World War.

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Phantom Brave (PS2)
Phantom Brave (PS2)

RPG 31 August 2004

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King’s Field: The Ancient City (PS2)
King’s Field: The Ancient City (PS2)

RPG 26 March 2002

In the Ancient City even monsters are afraid of evil, which as a result of the curse begins to exist here. What is worse, it does not intend to remain only in these ruins. The Ancient City is waiting for someone to explore its depths.

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Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance 2 (PS2)
Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance 2 (PS2)

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.

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Harvest Moon: Save the Homeland (PS2)
Harvest Moon: Save the Homeland (PS2)

RPG 20 November 2001

Harvest Moon is a series in which we always play the role of an individual living in the countryside. We grow cattle, plant and nurture plants. The Playstation 2 edition is not only characterized by three-dimensional graphics - the differences are much deeper.

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Dark Cloud (PS2)
Dark Cloud (PS2)

RPG 28 May 2001

Dark Cloud is one of the first Japanese cRPG games released on PlayStation 2. At the same time, the production of the Level 5 team was quite commercially successful, especially in the Samurai homeland.

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Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance (PS2)
Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance (PS2)

RPG 03 December 2001

RPG action game from the series, which debuted on PCs. In the console version we received a faster and battle-oriented production, but still unusually atmospheric. The adventure takes the player to the world of Forgotten Realms and allows you to play one of the three daredevils. Tasks, powerful artifacts and mythical monsters - in the game you will find all the typical motifs known from other RPGs.

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.hack//Infection Part 1 (PS2)
.hack//Infection Part 1 (PS2)

RPG 10 February 2003

The realities presented in the game are twofold: on the one hand we have the world of the future, where the most popular virtual game is "The World", and on the other hand - the virtual reality itself "The World". The story begins with a presentation of the fate of Kite, a new player, and his introduction to the reality of Orca.

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