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Multiplayer games - Internet PS2

Playing over the Internet is the most common form of multiplayer mode. It involves connecting with players from all over the world via a global network through servers, which are usually the responsibility of the game's producer. The latter can be either public, available to everyone, or private, i.e. only for users invited by the administrator.

Need for Speed: Most Wanted (2005)
Need for Speed: Most Wanted (2005)

Racing 15 November 2005

The ninth installment in a legendary racing game franchise created by Electronic Arts company. After two Underground games, featuring illegal night street races, the franchise went back to its roots, combining ideas from the two most recent titles with classic elements. The player’s goal is to climb to the top of a black list of the most wanted drivers. Again you get to explore a huge virtual city, taking on different racing challenges. These include circuit, sprint, drag, elimination, time trial, speed challenge, and police pursuit. After completing enough of these you can challenge subsequent drivers from the black list. Apart from elements typical for the series, such as licensed cars and diverse soundtrack, the game features complex car customization, both in terms of appearance and performance.

PS2

Test Drive Unlimited
Test Drive Unlimited

Racing 20 February 2007

A new incarnation of the popular racing game series launched back in 1987 by Distinctive Software and Accolade. Test Drive Unlimited was developed by Eden Games, the creators of the V-Rally franchise, under the aegis of Atari. The main change in relation to its predecessors is the vast open world set on the faithfully recreated Oahu island, which can be freely explored. The players can undertake a number of various racing challenges to earn cash that lets them buy new vehicles for their garage. In total, there are over 90 licensed cars and motorcycles to choose from. In the game, we can modify our avatar by dressing him in designer clothes and even buy a new house with a bigger garage. The title features an innovatory multiplayer mode that, similarly to MMO productions, enables thousands of players to compete at the same time.

PS2

Killzone
Killzone

Action 02 November 2004

A sci-fi action shooter developed exclusively for the PlayStation 2 by Guerrilla Games. Killzone is set in the near future, where the player-controlled protagonist becomes entangled in a war between two factions: Helghasts and ISA. There are 11 different missions at our disposal, additionally divided into smaller stages. During the game we take care of a four-person squad of warriors with different specializations, but we can control only one of them at a time.

PS2

Call of Duty 3
Call of Duty 3

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. The game mechanics remained almost unchanged in comparison to the previous games. However, there are several novelties. The developers implemented parachute drops and gave complete control over vehicles and boats to the player. Interactions with the surrounding were greatly improved. Overall realism has been improved – bullets behave different depending on what type of material they hit. Multiplayer mode was enhanced as well – now players can play in different roles and communicate using special commands.

PS2

The Lord of the Rings: The Third Age
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.

PS2

Need for Speed Carbon
Need for Speed Carbon

Racing 01 November 2006

The tenth installment in the bestselling racing game series originally launched back in 1995. The game lets you play as the main protagonist of the previous game. He returns to his home city only to find his domestic street racing scene taken over by rivaling gangs. As you take on new racing challenges, you take back your home town one district at a time. The game’s mechanics employ the well-proven solutions introduced by its predecessors, while introducing several new elements at the same time. Those include, first and foremost, canyon duels, which require much attention, as it is possible to run through the traffic barriers and roll down the slope. The other novelty is the team; you can assemble your own crew, and its members can aid you during races, e.g. by blocking your rivals. Additionally, the game features cut-scenes with real actors, several dozen licensed car models, as well as vast car customization options. Regarding the latter, Autosculpt module lets you modify almost any element of the car body.

PS2

Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Double Agent
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Double Agent

Action 24 October 2006

The fourth part of the hit series of third-person stealth games by Ubisoft, whose main character is a secret government agent Sam Fisher. In the game, he has undergone a distinct transformation, turning into a smooth-shaven villain serving a 20-year sentence. But it's all an effect of deliberate mystification, thanks to which our protagonist tries to infiltrate the ranks of a dangerous terrorist network and work it out from the inside.

PS2

Juiced
Juiced

Racing 13 June 2005

Juiced is a combination of realistic simulation and the simplicity of control and gameplay effects typical of dynamic arcade games. An interesting element is the great emphasis on the driving style. If we don't take care of it, our opponents may refuse to compete with us.

PS2

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Lockdown
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Lockdown

Action 06 September 2005

The fourth full-fledged installment of the tactical action game series, promoted with the name of the famous writer Tom Clancy. The game is a result of cooperation between the original series creators from Red Storm Entertainment and Ubisoft Montreal studio. Unlike previous Rainbow Six productions, the main plot is a dark story revolving around the character of Ding Chavez - the leader of a famous anti-terrorist squad.

PS2

Winning Eleven 9
Winning Eleven 9

Sports 21 October 2005

Pro Evolution Soccer 5 is another part of the popular virtual football simulation, also known as Winning Eleven. The game is characterized by an improved system of movement of athletes on virtual turf.

PS2

Burnout 3: Takedown
Burnout 3: Takedown

Racing 07 September 2004

A third installment in a popular series of console racing games, originally launched in 2001 by the British studio Criterion. Burnout 3: Takedown is the biggest game in the series, sporting an impressive set of more than 70 cars, divided into 12 categories, and 40 varied racing tracks on three continents. The list of game modes was also updated, with an overall of 9 single-player modes and 7 multiplayer ones, in which up to 16 players can take part. The biggest emphasis was put on the trademark of the Burnout series, the Crash Mode, which also underwent some changes and improvements. Among them, the most important are the ability to enable the afterburner in any moment of the race, the ability to control the vehicle during the crash to cause even more destruction, or pick-ups, increasing caused damage and increasing the final score.

PS2

World War Zero: Iron Storm
World War Zero: Iron Storm

Action 06 August 2004

Resistance Movement is a first person shooter (FPS) prepared by Rebellion studio, the action of which is set in an alternative historical reality. The player takes on the role of allied officer of the special services of James Anderson, sent to the territory of the Great Soviet-Mongolian Empire with a spy mission. The game is a conversion of the World War Zero: Iron Storm hit shooter originally released on PlayStation 2.

PS2

Need for Speed ProStreet
Need for Speed ProStreet

Racing 13 November 2007

The 11th installment in the popular racing game series developed by Electronic Arts. In contrast to the previous parts of the game, this title completely abandons the idea of illegal races and transfers the action to professional racing circuits. Players take part in a number of challenges divided into four race variations: Drag, Grip, Drift, and Speed Challenge, in the latter the driver who reaches top speed wins. Successive victories unlock new challenges and cars. The game offers 26 licensed car models that can be customized with the Autosculpt system. The authors emphasize the recreation of crashes and the realistic damage model that influences the car’s performance. Fans of realism were given the option of turning off all the driving assistance, like power steering and ABS, which makes driving much more simulator-like.

PS2

Commandos: Strike Force
Commandos: Strike Force

Action 17 March 2006

A new installment of the popular series from Pyro Studios, in which we take control of a unit of specially trained soldiers, sent to complete various tasks that help turn the tide of World War II. While developing Commandos: Strike Force, Pyro Studios decided to try a somewhat different approach, ending with a tactical action game seen from a first-person perspective instead of a classical tactical strategy game that the series has accustomed us to. This time, we assume control of a trio of characters, i.e. a green beret, a sniper, and a spy, with each of them having their own, distinctive set of abilities. The key to success is to observe your surroundings and a use each hero’s abilities in the right way. We are left with a number of varied tasks, taking place in Soviet Union, Norway, and France, and allowing the player a freedom of choosing a right approach to the task.

PS2

Sniper Elite: Berlin 1945
Sniper Elite: Berlin 1945

Action 30 September 2005

First-person action game with stealth elements by Rebellion Software, known so far mainly for the cult shooter Aliens vs Predator from 1999. The action of Sniper Elite: Berlin 1945 takes place in the last days of World War II, and during the game we play as Peter Maurer - elite German sniper, recruited by the American OSS agency. The hero's goal is to deal with the remnants of the Nazi army and agents of the Russian SMERSH and prevent them from taking over secret projects of German engineers and scientists.

PS2

FIFA 14
FIFA 14

Sports 24 September 2013

A soccer simulation game, and the 21st installment in the FIFA series. The game was created by EA Canada development studio. As always, you can control players from your favorite teams in matches against living opponents or computer AI. FIFA 14's data base contains 15 thousand footballers from several dozen leagues from all over the world. As compared with the previous FIFA games, FIFA 14 brings about some crucial changes to gameplay mechanics, including improved ball physics. Furthermore, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 versions employ a new game engine, called Ignite (used also in Madden NFL 25), that ensures high quality graphics.

PS2

Far Cry Instincts
Far Cry Instincts

Action canceled

A console version of the FPP shooting, which takes place on a tropical island. In the game we will face a series of different opponents, exploring the tropical jungle in search of a missing journalist. A number of weapons and vehicles have been put at our disposal. Graphics looks great, and special effects and sound effects are at the highest level.

PS2

Ratchet: Deadlocked
Ratchet: Deadlocked

Arcade 25 October 2005

Ratchet: Deadlocked (on the European continent the title is Ratchet: Gladiator) is the fourth game in a series of virtual arcade games, launched in 2002, when Ratchet & Clank was released by Insomaniac Games employees. Of course, again in the main roles were cast the great humanoid creature and the always accompanying robot.

PS2

Medal of Honor: Airborne
Medal of Honor: Airborne

Action canceled

After a series of spin-off productions released for the 6th-generation consoles, the popular FPS franchise comes back in a full-fledged multiplayer installment. In accordance with the title, the events of the World War II are observed through the eyes of Boyd Travers, a paratrooper of the US Army's 82nd Airborne Division. The game offers six campaigns that take place between years 1943 and 1945 in Sicily, Normandy, Netherlands, and Germany, and the choice of the drop point determines our next move to some extent. The developers naturally didn't forget about faithfully recreating weapons of the World War II period, which can be customized by addition of extra grip, different magazines, etc. Contrary to its predecessors, Airborne is powered by Unreal Engine 3 which translates into better graphics, animation, and facial expressions. The above is complemented by an extensive cooperative gameplay for up to 12 players.

PS2

Metal Gear Solid 3: Subsistence
Metal Gear Solid 3: Subsistence

Action 14 March 2006

An upgraded and expanded version of 2004's Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater, in which you control Snake, the series' protagonist, as he travels to the Soviet Union to intercept plans for nuclear-carrying technology. The main novelty of Metal Gear Solid 3: Subsistence is the online mode, absent in the original, which allows up to 6 players to play together in one of several game modes, such as the classic Team Battle or Snake and Enemy.

PS2

Darkwatch
Darkwatch

Action 16 August 2005

"Darkwatch : Curse Of The West" is an action game genre shown from a first person perspective (FPP). The action of this position was placed in the scenery of the Wild West, terribly popular recently among game creators. This position is being created in the buildings of Sammy Studios company, which has, among others, a series of "Guilty Gear" battles.

PS2

Ratchet & Clank: Up Your Arsenal
Ratchet & Clank: Up Your Arsenal

Arcade 03 November 2004

Ratchet & Clank III: Up your Arsenal is another part of a wonderful series of adventure games with a huge dose of healthy shooting, in which two buddies turn dozens of intrusive opponents into dust.

PS2

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter

Action 30 March 2006

The third part of the series of tactical action games, created in the Red Storm team under the supervision of the popular writer of sensational novels - Tom Clancy. The action of this production takes place in 2013 in Mexico City.

PS2

The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift
The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift

Racing 26 September 2006

The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift is a product that uses motifs from the third part of a well-known cinema cycle, which includes, among others, the memorable film The Fast and the Furious. The title was prepared by the Eutechnyx team under the patronage of Namco.

PS2