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5 Great Role-Playing PS2 Games You Should Own

by: MD Weems ; edited by: Michael Hartman ; updated: 4/17/2012 • Leave a comment

Love role-playing games on your PS2 but don't know which ones are really worth it or not? Here is your top 5 great role-playing PS2 games that you just don't want to be without.

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    RPS #1: Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4

    persona box Based off the wildly popular Shin Megami Tensei books in Japan, Persona 4 is one superb role-playing game that you want to try out. There are tons of great themed dungeons in this RPS to try your skills at and the combat is always great no matter where you are. Plus, you have a realistic set of characters to play that are actually believable and their relationships actually affect the combat as they fight together. You also have to ensure that their stats are good, as these also directly affect the combat. No matter if you like anime games or not, this RPS is a great one that any role-player will love to have in their possession.

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    Images From Persona 4

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    RPS #2: Wild ARMs 5 (10th Anniversary Ed)

    wild arms box For an RPS, Wild ARMs is an extremely unique one. The story line itself is so odd that it makes the game worth playing and the freaky characters, audio, and even graphics make the game just that much more entertaining. The overall design of this role-playing game is odd as well - but still great, and you will actually find yourself liking this one to death, even if you don't think you will. The whole anime/cowboy/space/just downright odd gameplay in Wild ARMs 5 is more than enough to pull any RPS gamer in and hold them tight.

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    Images From Wild ARMs 5

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    RPS #3: Final Fantasy XII

    final fantasy box For any gamer who loves the Final Fantasy series, Final Fantasy XII is one of the very best. The Final Fantasy art work and superb characters will pull you deep into the game and hold you there firmly so that you will game away the hours without realizing it. When you combine this with the great combat system and super sweet battles instead of random encounters, it makes for one great little role-playing game for your PS2. If you haven't checked out any of the Final Fantasy games, start with this one as it's by far the best in the whole series.

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    Images From Final Fantasy XII

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    RPS #4: Kingdom Hearts II

    kingdom box For anyone that loves a weird cast of characters with a great story line, Kingdom Hearts II offers you some of your favorite characters (such as Capt. Jack Sparrow, Goofy, and even the evil Maleficent) as well as favorites from past Kingdom Hearts games. This great role-playing game offers you a massive amount of quests that all hold different characters from beloved Disney movies. With the massive amount of characters that every gamer is familiar with, this is one great RPS for any gamer.

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    Images From Kingdom Hearts II

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    RPS #5: Marvel: Ultimate Alliance

    marvel box Ever dreamed of being a superhero? How about Spiderman, Wolverine, or even Ghost Rider? Well, in Marvel: Ultimate Alliance, you'll get your chance to try yourself at their skills. You can pick from tons of great characters in this role-playing game that any gamer will love. There are so many great things to this game, that it's hard to know where to start. Let's see, the graphics are superb, the action is intense, the role playing is super fun, and the sounds are just as good. There is so much to love about this great RPS that everyone in my family loves it.

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    Images From Marvel: Ultimate Alliance