Total Nerd 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
1,374 516
Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time

3
1,435 447
Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time

4
1,160 355
Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time

5
819 389
Star Ocean: Till the End of Ti... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time

6
1,303 517
Kingdom Hearts II is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time

7
1,259 520
Kingdom Hearts is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time

8
1,431 506
Final Fantasy XII is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time

9
747 272
Suikoden V is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
2006

10
713 306
Rogue Galaxy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time

11
551 229
Tales of the Abyss is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time

12
513 218
Tales of Symphonia is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time

13
526 200
Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time

14
554 211
Suikoden III is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time

15
469 174
Shadow Hearts: Covenant is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time

16
358 159
Shin Megami Tensei: Digital De... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time

17
518 222
Dark Cloud is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
2000

18
370 160
Shadow Hearts is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time

19
364 167
Xenosaga Episode III: Also spr... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time

20
424 164
Grandia II is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
2000

21
291 138
Shin Megami Tensei: Digital De... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time

22
309 160
Wild Arms 3 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time

23
388 169
Radiata Stories is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time

24
369 162
Disgaea: Hour of Darkness is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time

25
356 158
Valkyrie Profile 2: Silmeria is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time

26
281 156
Grandia III is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time

27
305 195
Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance I... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time

28
293 190
Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time

29
294 100
Dark Chronicle is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
Luc Dhertefelt added 2002

30
468 411
Final Fantasy X-2 is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time

31
244 86
Xenosaga Episode I: Der Wille ... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time

32
311 183
Suikoden IV is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time

33
189 159
Suikoden Tactics is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time

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222 123
Tales of Legendia is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time

35
282 132
.hack//INFECTION is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time

36
188 134
Wild Arms 5 is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time

37
232 133
Disgaea 2: Cursed Memories is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time

38
224 138
Xenosaga Episode II: Jenseits ... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time

39
194 147
Arc the Lad: Twilight of the S... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time

40
163 95
Atelier Iris: Eternal Mana is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time

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141 119
Ys: The Ark of Napishtim is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time

42
175 123
Castlevania: Curse of Darkness is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time

43
103 83
Tales of Rebirth is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time

44
180 133
Shadow Hearts: From the New Wo... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time

45
190 107
.hack//MUTATION is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time

46
185 107
.hack//OUTBREAK is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time

47
171 131
Drakengard is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
2003

48
118 76
Wild Arms Alter Code: F is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time
Steve Chizmar III added 2003

49
155 120
Wild Arms 4 is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time

50
90 121
Stella Deus: The Gate of Etern... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 RPGs of All Time