Button Mash The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time  

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List Rules Only RPGs that were released on the PS2; they do not need to be PS2 exclusives. No platformers or beat-em-ups. Vote up the top games.

If you owned a Playstation 2 at any time during your life, then it's safe to say there were probably a few RPGs in your collection. There's something about role playing games that really capture your imagination and make you feel like you're part of another world. Your party always has colorful characters, the abilities you gain along the way are amazing, and boss battles are usually nothing short of epic. 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 RPGs of all time. This list will feature the most popular and best selling RPGs that were released for Playstation 2.

While many of these games were console exclusive, we're allowing non-exclusives to be a part of the list as well. This list features items like Kingdom Hearts, Final Fantasy XII, and 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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2,044 1,174
Final Fantasy X is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
2
1,548 586
Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
3
1,648 500
Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
4
1,344 402
Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
5
899 449
Star Ocean: Till the End of Ti... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
6
1,464 587
Kingdom Hearts II is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
7
1,406 585
Kingdom Hearts is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
8
1,608 554
Final Fantasy XII is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
9
845 296
Suikoden V is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
2006
10
804 329
Rogue Galaxy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
11
612 256
Tales of the Abyss is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
12
617 219
Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
13
576 246
Tales of Symphonia is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
14
534 190
Shadow Hearts: Covenant is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
15
617 231
Suikoden III is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
16
418 176
Shin Megami Tensei: Digital De... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
17
589 242
Dark Cloud is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
2000
18
421 173
Shadow Hearts is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
19
412 183
Xenosaga Episode III: Also spr... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
20
467 177
Grandia II is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
2000
21
337 153
Shin Megami Tensei: Digital De... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
22
346 175
Wild Arms 3 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
23
427 185
Radiata Stories is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
24
396 173
Valkyrie Profile 2: Silmeria is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
25
400 183
Disgaea: Hour of Darkness is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time