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Thoughts on the PS2?

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The PS2 was the one and only PlayStation console I ever owned, and would say that it made a huge impact for me. It was also the console I first started playing the Grand Theft Auto franchise, and then I found a few other games I enjoyed such as Hitman and even when it was a bit aggravating, The Sims. It always made me laugh when I thought the graphics were good, especially compared to today. ūüėõ

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Cosmetically, it was an attractive system. It was also the first console to feature DVD capabilities. The backwards compatibility with PS1 games was also a major plus. There's really nothing bad that I can say about it. I unfortunately missed the era due to reasons I won't get in to. But with everything it featured, and everything it was capable of doing, it was one of the best consoles ever released. I doubt anyone will even try to argue that. And it still holds up today, 3 generations of consoles later. I honestly feel that it laid the groundwork for future disc based consoles.

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1 hour ago, The Blackangel said:

Cosmetically, it was an attractive system. It was also the first console to feature DVD capabilities. The backwards compatibility with PS1 games was also a major plus. There's really nothing bad that I can say about it. I unfortunately missed the era due to reasons I won't get in to. But with everything it featured, and everything it was capable of doing, it was one of the best consoles ever released. I doubt anyone will even try to argue that. And it still holds up today, 3 generations of consoles later. I honestly feel that it laid the groundwork for future disc based consoles.

 

I certainly won't argue.  It's the only console I can think of where every single aspect (aside from controlers, which were pretty much the same) was an upgrade.  It had improved asthetics, UI, build quality, graphics and media playback.  It also had the best games on the market and it was FULLY backwards compatible needing nothing but a copy of a PS1 game.  No other console in the PlayStation, XBox or even Nintendo line up has ever achieved all that including the PS5.  It was quite a system.

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I have a very soft spot for the PlayStation 2. It's what got me into gaming. I got it as a Christmas gift one day, along with The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie game and Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back. It was my very first console, and while I overall prefer some other platforms, there will always be a ton of sentimental value and nostalgia for this console and its games.

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Pretty nostalgic consoles that made a sort of evolution in terms of a lot of things, a cool part from my childhood and i console that i might buying someday any sooner ‚̧ԳŹ

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