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ps2 collecting

Posted: Fri Nov 27, 2009 10:12 am
by oldiron82
hi guy's,having being collecting retro games/systems for a couple of months now i have recently found a new love for the ps2 as it has a wealth of great games/retro compalations,and also looking to collect a full capcom games collection for this system aswell:-) but if any one knows of any other great games that would be welcome additions to my collection please fell free to let me know,any imput would be most welcomed:-)

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Re: ps2 collecting

Posted: Fri Nov 27, 2009 10:28 am
by thevulture
I`d say you need the following PS2 games, but these are based on Personal taste:

Gradius V
God Of War 1+2
R-Type Final
Project Zero Series
ICO
Burnout Series
Shadow Of The Col.
Black
MGS3
Odins Sphere
Gregory Horror show.
Maximo 1+2
Silent Hill 2
Okami
Res.Evil 4
Devil May cry 1+3
Wipeout Pulse
Urban Chaos
Red Dead Revolver
Yakuza
Fahrenheit.

Re: ps2 collecting

Posted: Fri Nov 27, 2009 10:34 am
by oldiron82
thanks for the prompt reply :-) yeah i already own black and maximo,but i think you have hit the nail on the head there mate some of the titals you have mentioned have been allready recommend,i just want the sort after games to be honest and not buy rubbish i.e crazy frog racer and the like lol:-) thanks for the reply

Re: ps2 collecting

Posted: Fri Nov 27, 2009 10:37 am
by TwoHeadedBoy
This site here, Racketboy, should be of use to you.

Re: ps2 collecting

Posted: Fri Nov 27, 2009 10:41 am
by oldiron82
wow awesome,just the sort of thing i was looking for,thank you very much indeed 8)

Re: ps2 collecting

Posted: Fri Nov 27, 2009 10:46 am
by witchfinder
If you're looking for retro-styled games (especially shmups) and retro compilations then I suggest:

1945 Arcade Versions
Activision Anthology
Atari Anthology
Capcom Fighting Jam
Castle of Shikigami 2
Contra: Shattered Soldier
Dragon Blaze
Gigawing Generations
Gradius III & IV
Gradius V
Gunbird Special Pack
Homura
Impossible Mission
King of Fighters XI
Klonoa 2: Lunatea’s Veil
Metal Slug Anthology
Midway Arcade Treasures
Mobile Light Force 2
Neo Geo Battle Coliseum
Psyvariar: Complete Edition
R-Type Final
Samurai Aces
Sega Megadrive Collection
Silpheed: The Lost Planet
Sol Divide
Sonic Gems Collection
Sonic Mega Collection
Steel Dragon EX
Taito Legends
Taito Legends 2
Tengai
XII Stag

A few PS2 faves of mine that are worth picking up are:

Global Defence Force
Kuri Kuri Mix
Monster Attack
Soul Calibur II and III

And for your Capcom collection a couple of more obscure titles are Under the Skin and Crimson Tears.

Re: ps2 collecting

Posted: Fri Nov 27, 2009 10:54 am
by oldiron82
thanks man,that is a bloody good list of titles there man iam deffo gonna check them out!:-)

Re: ps2 collecting

Posted: Fri Nov 27, 2009 11:03 am
by speedlolita
That is a good list and I have quite a few of them. :D

My JP PS2 collection takes priority though. :mrgreen:

Re: ps2 collecting

Posted: Fri Nov 27, 2009 11:12 am
by witchfinder
Now is the perfect time to build up a good PS2 collection as the games are dirt cheap in CEX, Cash Converters etc and can also be picked up cheap from Amazon and Ebay... A few of the shooters I mentioned (Gigawing, Dragon Blaze) are a bit pricey though - best part of a tenner or more.

Re: ps2 collecting

Posted: Fri Nov 27, 2009 11:16 am
by Zombi
witchfinder wrote:If you're looking for retro-styled games (especially shmups) and retro compilations then I suggest:

1945 Arcade Versions
Activision Anthology
Atari Anthology
Capcom Fighting Jam
Castle of Shikigami 2
Contra: Shattered Soldier
Dragon Blaze
Gigawing Generations
Gradius III & IV
Gradius V
Gunbird Special Pack
Homura
Impossible Mission
King of Fighters XI
Klonoa 2: Lunatea’s Veil
Metal Slug Anthology
Midway Arcade Treasures
Mobile Light Force 2
Neo Geo Battle Coliseum
Psyvariar: Complete Edition
R-Type Final
Samurai Aces
Sega Megadrive Collection
Silpheed: The Lost Planet
Sol Divide
Sonic Gems Collection
Sonic Mega Collection
Steel Dragon EX
Taito Legends
Taito Legends 2
Tengai
XII Stag

A few PS2 faves of mine that are worth picking up are:

Global Defence Force
Kuri Kuri Mix
Monster Attack
Soul Calibur II and III

And for your Capcom collection a couple of more obscure titles are Under the Skin and Crimson Tears.
Good list,and i'd add SNK Arcade Classics Vol.1 to that lot,one of my fave comps for the system.

Re: ps2 collecting

Posted: Fri Nov 27, 2009 11:19 am
by speedlolita
witchfinder wrote:Now is the perfect time to build up a good PS2 collection as the games are dirt cheap in CEX, Cash Converters etc and can also be picked up cheap from Amazon and Ebay... A few of the shooters I mentioned (Gigawing, Dragon Blaze) are a bit pricey though - best part of a tenner or more.
The cave japanese shooters are the ones that hurt your wallet. :mrgreen:

Re: ps2 collecting

Posted: Fri Nov 27, 2009 12:09 pm
by RMLF
witchfinder wrote: A few PS2 faves of mine that are worth picking up are:

Global Defence Force
Monster Attack
Sod It, just get these two.. just all kinds of awesome the pair of them, play monster attack 1st!

Re: ps2 collecting

Posted: Fri Nov 27, 2009 12:56 pm
by oldiron82
thank's chaps 8) this is the games i have got so far after a week

sonic gems collection
maximo
capcom classics collection:vol 1
viewtiful joe 1
hyper street fighter II:THE ANNIVERSARY EDITION
outrun 2006:coast to coast
world heroes:anthology
tekken 5
time crisis 2
vampire night
the king of fighters 2000-2001
taito legaends 2
killzone
black

so iam thinking that is a pretty good srart :) and they are next to nothing as well wich is a massive bonus

Re: ps2 collecting

Posted: Fri Nov 27, 2009 12:59 pm
by speedlolita
My current PAL collection is games that mostly cost less than a fiver:

Disgaea Hour of Darkness
Tekken 5
Psyvariar
KoF Orochi Saga
KoF 2002
GT4
GT3
FFX-2
Ecco
The Bouncer
World Heroes Anthology
Tekken Tag
Sega Soccer Slam
Ring of Red
Puyo Pop Fever
Bombastic
Arc Twilight of the Spirits
Marvel vs Capcom 2
Capcom vs SNK 2
KoF XI
Virtua Fighter 4
Metal Slug 3
R Type Final

Got Gunbird in the post too. :mrgreen:

Re: ps2 collecting

Posted: Fri Nov 27, 2009 1:03 pm
by Shinobi
They also have the Gunbirds under Mobile Light Force but with all the cut scenes removed.. These are all the games I recomned as I own them and quite a few Capcom ones under there like my Personal Fave Haunting Ground and Crimson Tears., So of the top of my Head

Haunting Ground
Taito Memories
Taito Memories 2
Midway Classics 3
Mushihimesame LTD stunning big box
Echo Night Beyond
Rule of Rose
Demolition Girl
Onichanbara's 1-3 (Zombie Hunters/Bikini Girl here)
SNK Classics
God of War 2
Beyond Good and Evil
Kuon
All the Silent Hills
Final Fantasy X + XII
Haunted Castle
Sakura Tasion 0
Head Hunter Redemption
Bloodrayne 1+2
Gun Bird Collection
King of Fighters XII I have two of these for some reason
World Heroes Anthology
Clock Tower 3
Project Zero 3 The Tormented - also the first two if you ever see them
Activision Anthology
Dragon Blaze
Devil May Cry 3
Castlevania not a good game but nice box set

Basically any of the 505 Game Street games