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PS2 Strategy Video Games

Strategy games. Victory depends here on player’s strategy and tactics. Main task is to control resources (e.g. troops, civil workers) in order to defeat an enemy or achieve some other goal. The gameplay can be turn-based or in real time (RTS). Specific types of strategy games are economic games and so called ‘tycoons’. more

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Ghost Master (PS2)
Ghost Master (PS2)

Strategy 27 August 2004

A unique real-time strategy game by studio Sick Puppies. You play as the eponymous Ghost Master, who arrives in the town of Gravenville to terrorize and scare its citizens. The game features 23 kinds of wraiths, ghosts, and other spectral beings. Each of them has psychokinetic energy, unique powers and skills to use against humans, who can be affected by four kinds of stimuli: optical, auditory, olfactory, and thermal. You can phase through walls, create physical or spiritual peculiarities, or manipulate the environment's temperature. Your potential victims vary in terms of their lifestyle, character, and preferences, and they go on with their daily lives during the game — they clean, work or watch TV. Ghost Master consists of twenty missions involving various tasks, such as driving humans out of a given house or helping amateur sorcerers in finding the Book of Death. The production features pleasant colorful visuals with a humorous touch.

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Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings (PS2)
Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings (PS2)

Strategy 02 November 2001

The second installment belonging to an incredibly popular series of real-time strategy games. Age of Empires II: The Age of the Kings was developed by Ensemble Studios. The player assumes command of a civilization chosen (13 in total here) and leads them through subsequent stages of development. For example, one can play as Franks, Mongols, Celts or Vikings. Compared to the first installment, the visuals were improved (more detailed), as was the AI of the player's subordinates - as a result, additional orders can be given to them, such as to patrol the vicinity, to guard a designated spot, or to follow a specific target. Furthermore, an option to group units into various formations was introduced. Apart from that, the player can now trade and manipulate the prices of different resources. Age of Empires II: The Age of the Kings features both single player modes (such as a campaign devoted to a Scottish national hero William Wallace) and a multiplayer variant (PC version only).

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Commandos 2: Men of Courage (PS2)
Commandos 2: Men of Courage (PS2)

Strategy 26 August 2002

The sequel of the popular turn-based tactics game from 1998, developed by Spanish Pyro Studios. In Commandos 2: Men of Courage we take over a squad of well-trained commandos, sent to complete various missions behind enemy lines. The group now consists of a green beret, a sapper, a spy, a driver, a sniper, and a diver, with occasional appearances of Natasha, a seductress, and Whiskey, a dog, which is a completely new addition to the series. Each of the characters has his own set of skills, which are often indispensable for the mission to end with victory. The game contains 10 complex levels taking place all around the world, and divided into a number of smaller segments. Our commandos can now move around interiors (including a submarine), and have new skills and movement options. The game is powered by an improved graphical engine that offers various zoom levels, and four different camera shots (every 90 degrees).

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Robin Hood: Defender of the Crown (PS2)
Robin Hood: Defender of the Crown (PS2)

Strategy 30 September 2003

Robin Hood: Defender of the Crown is an action and cRPG strategy produced by Cinemaware. The player plays the title banita and his task is to save King Richard the Lion's Heart and put an end to the tyranny of Prince John. The key to victory is to conquer and unite 38 territories under legitimate rule.

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Playboy: The Mansion (PS2)
Playboy: The Mansion (PS2)

Strategy 25 January 2005

The first large-scale game was commissioned by Playboy Enterprises, Inc., the publisher of probably the most famous men's magazine, which decided to expand its offer and enter the video games market with it as well.

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Jurassic Park: Operation Genesis (PS2)
Jurassic Park: Operation Genesis (PS2)

Strategy 21 March 2003

Developed by Blue Tongue Software, an economic tycoon, in which you need to build a thriving theme park where the dinosaurs from Spielberg’s films serve as the main attraction. Gameplay of Jurassic Park: Operation Genesis consists of developing and expanding your park (terrain edition included), erecting diverse buildings and attractions, and taking care of the park’s budget along with high-quality customer service. During the campaign composed of 12 huge missions, you need to display management skills and quick reaction to emergencies (like bloodthirsty Velociraptors at large). The title enables the players to walk in a visitor’s shoes – you can explore the park by foot, while flying a helicopter, or in a car. You can step out of a vehicle anytime and e.g. take some pictures.

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Heroes of Might and Magic: Quest for the Dragon Bone Staff (PS2)
Heroes of Might and Magic: Quest for the Dragon Bone Staff (PS2)

Strategy 12 January 2000

A console spin-off of the popular fantasy turn-based strategy game series by New World Computing. Heroes of Might and Magic: Quest for the Dragon Bone Staff, developed by the 3DO Company, differs greatly from the PC installments of the series and is based on the franchise's predecessor, the 1990 game King's Bounty. Your main task is saving the dying king, but to achieve that, you have to find the eponymous Dragon Bone Staff in 500 days. The gameplay mechanics have been significantly simplified, and you have no castle to occupy or defend. You control one of the four available heroes, and the gameplay focuses mostly on exploration, during which you gather gold and recruit warriors for your army, participating in turn-based battles.

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Alien vs Predator: Extinction (PS2)
Alien vs Predator: Extinction (PS2)

Strategy 29 July 2003

Unusual approach to aliens, Predators and Marines, known for their numerous films, comic books and games. The game is a real time strategy, in which we lead the troops of each faction to battle. In total, we have 21 stages, divided into three different campaigns. Individual breeds have up to 10 different units.

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Full Spectrum Warrior: Ten Hammers (PS2)
Full Spectrum Warrior: Ten Hammers (PS2)

Strategy 27 March 2006

Full Spectrum Warrior: This Hammers is a continuation of the famous tactical action game created by the team responsible for Star Wars: Battlefront and Battlezone. Again, we control a well-trained unit of brave American soldiers, armed with authentic weapons and behaving extremely realistically.

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Battlestations: Midway (PS2)
Battlestations: Midway (PS2)

Strategy canceled

A combination of naval simulation and real-time strategy that addresses the theme of naval battles during World War II. Thanks to this title players can see how much the war on the sea has changed over the years of World War II.

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Ring of Red (PS2)
Ring of Red (PS2)

Strategy 12 March 2001

A strategy game combining turn-based and RTS elements. We are moving to an alternative version of reality, trying to take full control of Japan. For this purpose we use huge mosses.

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The Movies (PS2)
The Movies (PS2)

Strategy canceled

The Movies is an economic strategy produced by the Lionhead Studios development team. The action of the game was set in the period of the so-called "golden years" of Hollywood, and the player plays the role of a debuting film producer, whose duties include hiring actors, searching for scripts and providing financial support. The creators carefully recreated the history of cinematography.

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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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Worms Forts Under Siege (PS2)
Worms Forts Under Siege (PS2)

Strategy 15 October 2004

Another, after Worms 3D, part of a very popular worldwide series dealing with the struggles of virtual worms. In addition to the specific atmosphere and sense of humour known from previous editions, Worms Forts Under Siege offers players a complete novelty in the game - title fortifications.

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Gladius (PS2)
Gladius (PS2)

Strategy 28 October 2003

A combination of tactical strategy and role-playing. We play one of the two different characters and join the fights organized in different types of arenas. The matches are played in turn-based system.

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Conflict Zone (PS2)
Conflict Zone (PS2)

Strategy 19 October 2002

A real-time strategy game in which, by becoming the military commander of one of the world's two major ICP military camps, GHOST, we can lead him to victory and overcome the growing international crisis.

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Star Trek: Conquest (PS2)
Star Trek: Conquest (PS2)

Strategy 20 November 2007

A combination of a simple action game and turn-based strategy, played in the Star Trek universe. We take control of one of the six different races, striving for total domination of the galaxy.

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Romance of the Three Kingdoms X (PS2)
Romance of the Three Kingdoms X (PS2)

Strategy 21 June 2005

Romance of the Three Kingdoms X is a turn-based strategy played in China (the historic era of the Three Kingdoms). We plan the development of the kingdom, build cities, create armies, participate in debates and conquer new territories.

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P.T.O. IV: Pacific Theater of Operations (PS2)
P.T.O. IV: Pacific Theater of Operations (PS2)

Strategy 03 February 2003

The fourth part of the turn-based strategy, once again allows you to take part in the largest naval operations of the Second World War. Choose from four sides of the conflict, 96 vessels and almost 300 planes of different formations.

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Front Mission 4 (PS2)
Front Mission 4 (PS2)

Strategy 15 June 2004

Front Mission 4 is a strategic turn-based game in which the most important role is played by great walking machines called mosses. The action takes place in many countries around the world, at some point even in Poland.

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Romance of the Three Kingdoms XI (PS2)
Romance of the Three Kingdoms XI (PS2)

Strategy 06 February 2007

Romance of the Three Kingdoms XI is a turn-based strategy produced by the development studio Koei, which is the eleventh edition of the series developed since the 1980s. The plot of the game is based on the 14th-century novel "The history of three kingdoms". The player takes part in a rivalry between the leaders of Wei, Shu and Wu countries seeking to seize power over China.

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The History Channel: Great Battles of Rome (PS2)
The History Channel: Great Battles of Rome (PS2)

Strategy 08 June 2007

The History Channel: Great Battles of Rome is the next installment of a well-known series of strategy games, created in cooperation with Black Bean and a popular historical TV channel. This time the user receives a unique opportunity to closely follow the course of the greatest wars of the Roman Empire from the period from the 4th to the 1st century BC.

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Worms 3D (PS2)
Worms 3D (PS2)

Strategy 31 October 2003

Worms 3D is a turn-based strategy in a humorous convention, created by Team 17 Software's development team. The game is the first installment of the series using a 3D graphics engine. The creators, however, remained faithful to the basic assumptions of the game, and the players have a lot of freedom in directing the title actions and deforming the game world using various weapons and means of mass extermination.

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Kessen 2 (PS2)
Kessen 2 (PS2)

Strategy 27 October 2001

Kessen 2 is the younger, but more developed brother of the first Kessen - a strategy in which the camera was able to be among the individual soldiers during the battle and the battle to show "from the inside".

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Full Spectrum Warrior (PS2)
Full Spectrum Warrior (PS2)

Strategy 01 April 2004

Team tactical action game, based on a special training program for American infantry. The player assumes the functions of a commander (sergeant) of two infantry teams with the task of leading them to perform a number of combat tasks located in realistic locations.

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Kessen (PS2)
Kessen (PS2)

Strategy 26 October 2000

Strategies on consoles have never been well accepted. However, Kessen was once a modern and groundbreaking product. Although he is a strategy, he has set a new path that will follow more than one game.

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