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List Rules Games don't have to be console exclusive, as long as they were released for PlayStation 2 at some point.

If you owned a PS2 at any time during your life, then it's safe to say there were probably a few action games in your collection. With so many great options to choose from, there was never a shortage of games to play for fans of the genre. Since some games were much better than others, we've decided to rank the best PS2 action games of all time.

This list will feature the most popular and best selling action games that were released for PS2. While many of these games were console exclusive, we're allowing non-exclusives to be a part of the list as well. Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas and Shadow of the Colossus are included on this poll, along with many more. Vote for your favorite video games below, and feel free to add any that you think deserve to be on the list.
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1
289 94
Resident Evil 4 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Games
2
336 119
God of War II is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Games
3
271 92
God of War is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Games
Mar 22 2005
4
319 104
Shadow of the Colossus is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Games
5
218 65
Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eate... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Games
6
242 68
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Games
7
179 62
Devil May Cry 3: Dante's Awake... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Games
8
154 64
Devil May Cry is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Games
9
156 68
Bully is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Games
2006
10
159 62
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Games
11
152 67
Grand Theft Auto III is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Games
12
103 38
Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Games
13
134 58
Silent Hill 2 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Games
14
110 52
Tekken 5 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Games
Nov 01 2004
15
113 54
Max Payne is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Games
2001
16
108 56
Jak II is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Games
2003
17
123 58
Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Li... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Games
18
81 30
Resident Evil Code: Veronica is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Games
19
109 49
Jak 3 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Games
2004
20
101 45
Jak and Daxter: The Precursor ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Games
21
111 52
Prince of Persia: The Sands of... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Games
22
77 36
Tomb Raider: Legend is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Games
23
102 36
Star Wars: Battlefront II is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Games
24
87 37
Spider-Man 2 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Games
25
120 48
Kingdom Hearts II is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Games