The Playstation 2 was first introduced back in the fall of 2000. Since then it has been redesigned to include online gaming and it not the big and bulky system it used to be. The Playstation 2 is the most trustworthy system, being known for the PS One as one of the hottest video game systems of its time. So why wouldn’t you trust the Playstation 2?
The only thing holding the Playstation 2 back is its successor, the Playstation 3. If you or your children are not ones that have to keep up with all of the latest systems the Playstation 2 is perfect for you. And with all of the endless games available there is a game out there for every member of the family.
The Playstation 2 can be purchased at a bargain price of $150.00. This is nearly half of the initial selling price. This game system has the most units sold and the most games available. It can play both DVD’s and the original Playstation 1 games. This is definitely the most popular system out there.
One of the downfalls to the Playstation 2 is the inferior graphics and the ability to only allow 2 players to play at a time. Whereas the newer game systems allow for up to four players at one time.
If the little things like the newest graphics don’t bother you, then you will enjoy the readily available accessories and thousands of games that await the Playstation 2 gamers.
One extra perk for PS2 owners is the early release of some game titles compared to the other systems. In general PS2 has exclusive titles and other titles that get published up to a year before the other consoles. The prices of games are usually a bit less expensive and cost anywhere from $10.00 to $50.00.
The Playstation 2 offers a 300 MHz processor, 128-bit, Dolby Digital 5.1, and unbelievable sound and realism as you play the games.
As stated before the accessories are endless, but here are a few to make your gaming experience more enjoyable:
The Playstation 2 console system includes one black video system, adapter, cables, and one controller. Generally the Playstation 2 does not come in a bundle pack. Although you can purchase games, especially the older edition, at a very low cost. Below is one list of the top ten games in the past year. It doesn’t include games released in the past couple of months.
For families with younger children who want to keep the games rated for everyone to play there are some favorites among the several available. Most of the sport games are rated E with popular titles like;
Deciding on which video game system is right for your child is a big decision, but with Playstation keeping up with the other console systems it looks like they’re not going anywhere for quite some time. With over 2000 videos games available and more releases coming soon the Playstation system proves to be the most popular after all of these years.