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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Final Fantasy X is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
2
1,518 577
Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
3
1,621 492
Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
4
1,318 394
Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
5
885 436
Star Ocean: Till the End of Ti... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
6
1,383 572
Kingdom Hearts is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
7
1,440 575
Kingdom Hearts II is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
8
1,577 549
Final Fantasy XII is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
9
829 293
Suikoden V is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
2006
10
792 324
Rogue Galaxy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
11
602 253
Tales of the Abyss is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
12
605 214
Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
13
566 240
Tales of Symphonia is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
14
527 188
Shadow Hearts: Covenant is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
15
606 229
Suikoden III is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
16
409 171
Shin Megami Tensei: Digital De... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
17
573 237
Dark Cloud is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
2000
18
413 171
Shadow Hearts is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
19
405 180
Xenosaga Episode III: Also spr... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
20
456 175
Grandia II is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
2000
21
330 150
Shin Megami Tensei: Digital De... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
22
341 171
Wild Arms 3 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
23
417 179
Radiata Stories is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
24
389 169
Valkyrie Profile 2: Silmeria is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
25
389 179
Disgaea: Hour of Darkness is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time