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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
280 91
Resident Evil 4 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Games
2
328 115
God of War II is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Games
3
313 99
Shadow of the Colossus is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Games
4
262 90
God of War is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Games
2005
5
212 63
Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eate... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Games
6
235 67
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Games
7
174 61
Devil May Cry 3: Dante's Awake... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Games
8
150 63
Devil May Cry is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Games
9
153 67
Bully is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Games
2006
10
155 61
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Games
11
150 66
Grand Theft Auto III is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Games
12
111 53
Max Payne is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Games
2001
13
129 57
Silent Hill 2 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Games
14
99 38
Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Games
15
109 52
Tekken 5 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Games
2004
16
121 57
Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Li... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Games
17
110 51
Prince of Persia: The Sands of... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Games
18
104 55
Jak II is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Games
2003
19
78 30
Resident Evil Code: Veronica is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Games
20
105 48
Jak 3 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Games
2004
21
87 37
Spider-Man 2 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Games
22
118 47
Kingdom Hearts II is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Games
23
97 45
Jak and Daxter: The Precursor ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Games
24
99 36
Star Wars: Battlefront II is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Games
25
132 58
Kingdom Hearts is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Games