Total Nerd The Best PlayStation 2 Action Role-Playing Games  

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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 role-playing 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 role-playing games of all time.

This list will feature the most popular and best selling action role-playing 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. This list contains items like Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance and Dark Cloud. 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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194 76
Kingdom Hearts II is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Role-Playing Games

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145 52
Dark Cloud is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Role-Playing Games
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3
104 31
Final Fantasy XII is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Role-Playing Games
Luan Markos added 2006

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167 68
Kingdom Hearts is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Role-Playing Games

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105 40
Dark Chronicle is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Role-Playing Games

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74 22
Star Ocean: Till the End of Ti... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Role-Playing Games

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90 33
Rogue Galaxy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Role-Playing Games

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83 41
Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Role-Playing Games

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69 35
Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance I... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Role-Playing Games

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47 26
Radiata Stories is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Role-Playing Games

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47 27
Champions of Norrath is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Role-Playing Games

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38 20
Valkyrie Profile 2: Silmeria is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Role-Playing Games

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46 27
Odin Sphere is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Role-Playing Games

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42 24
Champions: Return to Arms is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Role-Playing Games

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35 20
.hack//INFECTION is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Role-Playing Games

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30 16
X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apoc... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Role-Playing Games

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30 16
Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Role-Playing Games

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49 34
Dirge of Cerberus: Final Fanta... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Role-Playing Games

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40 26
Marvel: Ultimate Alliance is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Role-Playing Games

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17 5
Tales of the Abyss is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Role-Playing Games
kitteness added 2005

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26 14
Ys: The Ark of Napishtim is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Role-Playing Games

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33 21
Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Role-Playing Games

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34 22
Musashi: Samurai Legend is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Role-Playing Games

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39 27
X-Men Legends is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Role-Playing Games

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29 18
Monster Hunter 2 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Action Role-Playing Games