Top PS2 Games of All Time

Welcome to VideoGamer.com's top PS2 games of All Time, a list of the best videogames, created from editorial reviews on the site. It's the perfect tool to find that great game you haven't played yet, or even to find a gem for a friend or loved one as a gift.

Please take into account this list is in descending order! VideoGamer.com is always open to hearing about your opinion. Would your list be different? If so let us know by contacting us or tweeting us @VideoGamerCom.

  • 30.

    Psychonauts

    Whether you own an Xbox, PlayStation 2 or PC, you'd be doing Tim Schafer and the whole team at Double Fine Productions a huge disservice if this wasn't part of your collection. Few games go through four years of development and two publishers, and come... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 2

  • 29.

    Shadow of the Colossus

    The premise of Shadow of the Colossus is so simple, yet the way it's been pulled off verges on the sublime. I remember talking to a friend a few months ago about how a game based... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 2

  • 28.

    ToCA Race Driver 3

    If you're a racing fan ToCA Race Driver 3 is a no brainer. It's got game modes and racing disciplines bursting from every polygonal seam and it's smart enough to cater for beginners and novices alike. Codemasters certainly isn't afraid to go head-to-head with the big boys. The... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 2

  • 27.

    Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter

    With people still unsure over what they think the next-generation consoles should bring, GRAW is perhaps the best example to date, delivering on all fronts. Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter's delay near the release of the Xbox 360 was... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 2

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  • 26.

    OutRun 2006: Coast 2 Coast

    If the idea of powersliding brings about even the slightest tingle of excitement in you, OutRun 2006 needs to be in your collection - the version you choose is up to you. It's strange how certain games are tied to a system so tightly that you... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 2

  • 25.

    Dragon Quest VIII: The Journey of the Cursed King

    RPG fans who have yearned for this series to make it to our shores will struggle to find a better example this generation. It's hard to believe that Dragon Quest, a game so huge in Japan that it's... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 2

  • 24.

    Guitar Hero

    Screenshots or word of mouth can never fully convey what Red Octane has done here. Now, stop messing around and go buy it. You will come to Guitar Hero with preconceptions. It's inevitable. You'll... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 2

  • 23.

    Street Fighter Alpha Anthology

    Street Fighter Alpha Anthology is how a retro compilation should be done. It's reasonably priced and provides a comprehensive compendium of five superb games. Ah, Street Fighter. It's been a while since we had a good new one, but like... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 2

  • 22.

    Metal Gear Solid 3: Subsistence

    Buying Subsistence should be a no-brainer, even for those of you who have spent countless hours already mastering the original. How do you make one of 2004's best games better? For Hideo Kojima, that's an... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 2

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  • 21.

    Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas

    While it's taken a while to arrive, PS3 owners shouldn't pass up the chance to play Rainbow Six Vegas. It's one of the best tactical action games available and the only choice for PS3 gamers. Can an action game be released these days without using some kind of 'cover'... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 2,PlayStation 2,PlayStation 2

  • 20.

    Okami

    The world of Okami is so lush, visually stunning and complete within itself that you just want to lose yourself in it. One of the last great games for the PlayStation 2. It seems a shame that the release of such a beautiful game as Okami should... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 2

  • 19.

    Final Fantasy XII

    It was never really in doubt, but Square Enix has delivered the goods once again. In the end, Final Fantasy XII is a brilliant RPG that has been well worth the wait. It's only two months into the New Year and we've already got a serious... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 2

  • 18.

    Resident Evil 4

    Resi 4 is easily the best Resident Evil title, and an absolute must-buy for anyone interested in action or horror. Resident Evil 4 remains one of the greats. Resident Evil 4 for the GameCube is, without doubt, one of the finest games... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 2,PlayStation 2,PlayStation 2

  • 17.

    Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2

    A short campaign aside, GRAW 2 does everything GRAW fans would want from a sequel and once again confirms Ubisoft as one of the leading next-gen publishers. It's fair to say that GRAW made quite an impact when it launched for Xbox... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 2,PlayStation 2

  • 16.

    Pursuit Force: Extreme Justice Review

    Pursuit Force: Extreme Justice

    Pursuit Force: Extreme Justice is one of the best PSP games I've played. Get into gear, and get this game. Is it me or is the PSP getting a whole lot more interesting now, some two... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 2

  • 15.

    God of War 2

    There's nothing particularly new about what God of War 2 brings to video games but as a popcorn game nothing but its older brother comes close to being as epic and downright entertaining. There's only one thing better than a great game and that's a great cheap... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 2

  • 14.

    Guitar Hero II

    By yourself there are few games that provide as much of a thrill, and when playing with friends Guitar Hero II reaches even greater heights, making it a must own game. Activision's second Guitar Hero was originally released on the Xbox 360 with... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 2,PlayStation 2

  • 13.

    Rock Band Review

    Rock Band

    If you're planning plenty of get-togethers, Rock Band will provide more than enough enjoyment to warrant its price tag. After the bad press MTV and Harmonix's band game received over its combined... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 2,PlayStation 2

  • 12.

    FIFA 09 Review

    FIFA 09

    FIFA has been given what it needed to draw in the first timers and the old hands, snatching the title of best football game on the Wii with a last minute flick of the remote. It's another year and as expected another FIFA is taking pride of place at... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 2,PlayStation 2,PlayStation 2,PlayStation 2

  • 11.

    Guitar Hero World Tour Review

    Guitar Hero World Tour

    If this game rocked any harder, it would choke to death on its own vomit at the age of 27. There's a war going on out there, and it's being fought with wireless... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 2

  • 10.

    Quantum of Solace Review

    Quantum of Solace

    Quantum of Solace is GoldenEye for a new generation and by far the best Bond game we've had in years. Praise really doesn't come much higher than that. Bond, James Bond. That phrase - those three words - are enough to send a... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 2

  • 9.

    Call of Duty: World at War Review

    Call of Duty: World at War

    Call of Duty World at War is a stunning game that doesn't miss a beat from start to finish and includes one of the most feature packed multiplayer components of any game released this year. Gamers aren't a very open minded bunch it seems. From the moment Activision... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 2

  • 8.

    Need for Speed: Undercover Review

    Need for Speed: Undercover

    A unique control set up combined with a well-executed, well-established franchise makes this a definite must have for fans of the series and newcomers alike. Need for Speed Undercover has been released on practically every format you... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 2,PlayStation 2,PlayStation 2

  • 7.

    Rock Band 2 Review

    Rock Band 2

    Rock Band 2 is brilliant, just like Guitar Hero: World Tour is. We can't pick between them. So, Rock Band 2 has finally made it over to good old Blighty, only six... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 2

  • 6.

    Marvel vs Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes Review

    Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes

    Online play makes this classic 2D fighter an essential purchase. 2009 may well go down as the year fighting games fought back. In February... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 2

  • 5.

    Guitar Hero 5 Review

    Guitar Hero 5

    The core gameplay mechanics are as good as ever, the presentation has been toned down for the better, there are some brilliant new multiplayer options, and everything is more streamlined than before. It's hard to believe that we've seen so many Guitar Hero games released over... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 2

  • 4.

    FIFA 10 Review

    FIFA 10

    FIFA 10 is a simulation in the truest sense, and is sure to solidify FIFA's leading position in the two-horse race with PES. Last year I said FIFA 09 was the best FIFA ever created. Now, 12 months on,... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 2

  • 3.

    DJ Hero Review

    DJ Hero

    It may still be finding its feet in the world, and it certainly has room to improve, but for a first effort it's managed to do almost everything right. Just about everyone in the world has at some point attempted to play a... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 2

  • 2.

    FIFA 11 Review

    FIFA 11

    FIFA 11 feels far more realistic than its predecessor, and packs in new features. You could get by with last year's game, but you will be missing out on one of the best sports games of 2010. FIFA 11. It's FIFA 10, but better. After playing this year's version of EA's... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 2

  • 1.

    FIFA 13 Review

    FIFA 13

    FIFA 13 is definitely an improvement on its predecessor. Despite producing an outstanding game last year, FIFA 12 unravelled after a... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PlayStation 2