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
1,513 575
Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
3
1,612 491
Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
4
1,310 393
Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
5
882 435
Star Ocean: Till the End of Ti... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
6
1,436 572
Kingdom Hearts II is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
7
1,379 570
Kingdom Hearts is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
8
1,573 547
Final Fantasy XII is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
9
827 292
Suikoden V is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
2006
10
792 323
Rogue Galaxy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
11
598 253
Tales of the Abyss is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
12
564 239
Tales of Symphonia is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
13
599 213
Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
14
525 188
Shadow Hearts: Covenant is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
15
604 229
Suikoden III is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
16
407 171
Shin Megami Tensei: Digital De... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
17
570 237
Dark Cloud is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
2000
18
411 171
Shadow Hearts is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
19
404 180
Xenosaga Episode III: Also spr... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
20
455 175
Grandia II is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
2000
21
327 150
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