Sony first announced a successor console to the original PlayStation on March 2nd, 1999.
Manufacturing for the PlayStation 2 stopped in 2013, having sold 150 million consoles.
The PlayStation 2 uses the 128 bit Emotion Engine processor clocked at 300 MHz. The Emotion Engine includes the MIPS III architecutre CPU, two vector units, as well as DSP functions. The Emotion Engine has ten floating point multiply accumulators that help it send approprite data to the graphics processor quickly. The console's floating point unit co processor is capable of 6.2GFLOPS.
The PlayStation 2 has 32 megabytes of RDRAM and 4 megabytes of VRAM.
- Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty
- Harvest Moon: Save the Homeland
- Final Fantasy X
- Klonoa 2: Lunatea's Veil
- Kingdom Hearts
- Silent Hill 2
- Xenosaga Episode I
- Final Fantasy XI - MMORPG with cross platform play to windows
- Drakengard - Action RPG
- Beyond Good & Evil - Action Adventure
- Disgaea: Hour of Darkness - Tactical RPG
- Final Fantasy X-2 - JRPG
- Neon Genesis Evangelion 2 - Action RPG
- Spider-Man 2
- Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater
- Katamari Damacy
- Michigan: Report from Hell
- Xenosaga Episode II
- Phantom Brave
- God of War
- Devil May Cry 3: Dante's Awakening
- Shadow of the Colossus
- Guitar Hero - The first Guitar Hero was a PS2 exclusive.
Updated Slim PS2
An updated slim PS2 with integrated power supply.
PS2 Linux Kit
The PS2 Linux kit was an official kit that cost $500, including a 40 gigabyte hard drive, ethernet adapter, and keyboard.
A deployed official Linux for PlayStation 2 Kit
- Video Game Console Library - PlayStation 2 page.
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