Total Nerd The Best PlayStation 2 Strategy 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 strategy games in your collection. Using your brain to solve puzzles and battle opponents is a ton of fun, and with turn-based games, puzzles, tower defense games and more, there are unlimited options to explore. With so many choices to pick 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 strategy games of all time.

This list will feature the most popular and best selling strategy 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 poll contains items like Disgaea: Hour of Darkness and La Pucelle: Tactics. 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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Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of ... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Strategy Games

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Suikoden Tactics is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Strategy Games

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Suikoden V is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Strategy Games
Suikoden V 2006

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Front Mission 4 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Strategy Games

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Disgaea: Hour of Darkness is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Strategy Games

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Romance of the Three Kingdoms ... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Strategy Games

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Stella Deus: The Gate of Etern... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Strategy Games

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Dynasty Tactics 2 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Strategy Games
Dynasty Tactics 2

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Romance of the Three Kingdoms ... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Strategy Games

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Disgaea 2: Cursed Memories is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Strategy Games

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Kessen II is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Strategy Games
Kessen II 2001

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Suikoden III is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Strategy Games

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Gladius is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Strategy Games
Gladius 2003

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Romance of the Three Kingdoms ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Strategy Games

The Best Playstation 4 Strategy Games

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Manhunt is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Strategy Games
Manhunt 2003

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Shining Force EXA is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Strategy Games

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Kessen is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Strategy Games
Kessen 2000

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Army Men: RTS is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Strategy Games

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GrimGrimoire is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Strategy Games

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Jurassic Park: Operation Genes... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Strategy Games

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Dynasty Warriors 5 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Strategy Games

The Best Economic Simulation Games of All Time

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La Pucelle: Tactics is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Strategy Games

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P.T.O. IV is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Strategy Games

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SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Combine... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Strategy Games

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Star Trek: Conquest is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Strategy Games

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Worms 4: Mayhem is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Strategy Games
Worms 4: Mayhem Oct 04 2005

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Kessen III is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Strategy Games
Kessen III Feb 22 2005

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Phantom Brave is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Strategy Games

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Romance of the Three Kingdoms ... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Strategy Games

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Thrillville: Off the Rails is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Strategy Games

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Commandos 2: Men of Courage is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Strategy Games

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Sega Genesis Collection is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Strategy Games

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Taito Legends 2 is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Strategy Games

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Soul Nomad & the World Eaters is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Strategy Games

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Makai Kingdom: Chronicles of t... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Strategy Games

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The Adventures of Cookie & Cre... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Strategy Games

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Monster Hunter is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Strategy Games

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Conflict: Vietnam is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Strategy Games

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Future Tactics: The Uprising is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Strategy Games

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Full Spectrum Warrior is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Strategy Games

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Duel Masters is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Strategy Games

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Naval Ops: Commander is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Strategy Games

The Best Rance Games

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Naval Ops: Warship Gunner 2 is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Strategy Games

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Harvest Moon: Save the Homelan... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Strategy Games

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Monster Rancher 3 is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Strategy Games

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Metropolismania is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Strategy Games

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Tetris Worlds is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Strategy Games

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Thrillville is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Strategy Games

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The Urbz: Sims in the City is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Strategy Games

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The Sims is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Strategy Games
The Sims 2000