The PS2 may still be the best console to own with nearly two thousand games available, including some of the all time classics. And the games are a whole lot cheaper to buy than HD console games. 140 million owners can't be wrong!
than by all means, get a PS2. (Indeed, some parents get PS2s for their younger children deliberately so they WON'T be online. Certainly, there's a lot of crude language on Xbox Live and, to a lesser extent, in the heavily censored PSN Home.)
What most parents don't know is that voice, video, and messaging in general can be completely blocked on Xbox Live (not sure about PSN). Of course I guess it's easier to just get an offline-based console...
he had countless articles about how bluray would never succeed, and truly has no contribution AT ALL on video gaming. His way of journalism is to hate on the ps3.. i wouldn't be surprised if he was a sex offender.. looks creepy as hell..
Lame: (0 minutes ago) Bruce Everiss man this guy need to fade away
fack the hd consoles. this was an era when everyone enjoyed the same priceless fun! some of its online games lyk socom are still popular online i believe!
OF COURSE the PS2 is going to be cheaper, have cheaper games, and have more of them... It's been around for 10 years! Thanks for stating the obvious Bruce.
The thing about the PS2 though is if you somehow really missed out on the games that came out as they were released while no PS3 was around, then you have to be someone who orders a lot of games off the net. I tried the other day to buy a copy of Shadow of the Collasaus from Gamestop and no dice in either of the two stores in my town. PS2 came and went. Most of us are still holding on to ours since selling it isn't worth how much you'd get from places like Gamestop. May as well have it to pop in games during dry periods like summer times. If you are actually looking for a brand new console get a PS3, 360, and then Wii in that order. Heck from where I'm sitting get a PSP and DS before the 360 as their library is great for all kinds of gamers.
...Not this guy again...*shakes head* Yes, the PS2 is an amazing system but wtf is his beef with the PS3?
why dont u get a SNES too... u cant be wrong neither...
with the claim that there's offensive language on Live and Home? (Yes, of course one can block offensive online users on PSN and Live -- surely, this is well known.) Or maybe they don't understand the concept of sarcasm with that "just a fad" statement yet? LOL.
still got mines!!!
Well, when compared to a Ps3, I can't argue with that.
but i believe that ps3 gives you more of a next gen step with bluray and all. but yeah the 360 is a hd ps2
That's actually a compliment to the 360. Just so you know.
"1.1 but yeah the 360 is a hd ps2" "2.1 - That's actually a compliment to the 360. -Just so you know. " And the Xbox 2 wanting to be a PS2 is a even greater Compliment. -Just so you know. "Imitation is the greatest form of flattery" Get ready for school kid its almost time to go back.
My PS3 has backwards compatibility =) Also, Bruce, being a tool as usual, showing lack of knowledge about the parental options on the current gen systems and completely ignoring the new features of HD consoles that the PS2 lacks. Also, IMO of the PS2's huge catalogue only about 1/4 are worth playing. Still, I consider it to be the best console to date, but like classic movies VS new, there are of course gems people will watch forever, but most people want to be current socially and keep up with what's new.
When you have a fully backwards PS3, there's no need for a PS2. Thankfully, you get the best of both worlds. I still buy certain PS2 games, mostly RPGs like the Persona series. But I don't see myself going back to play too many PS2 games. Some haven't aged very well, but there are some that are timeless.
The same here. I have my 60GB and still purchase the odd PS2 title. Quantum of Solace is a good example of the better version being on the PS2. And with all of that I HAVE A MODERN HD CONSOLE BRUCIE. A CONSOLE THAT HAS PARENTAL CONTROLS. JUST GO AWAY ALREADY.
how would i be able to play GTA4, Uncharted, LBP, inFamous, Prototype, Bioshock, Fallout 3, FF13, Batman: AA (i could go on for hours)... but thats just me..sure it has over 2,000 games in the library...but who will play and complete all 2,000? have you bruice? (gta4 ftw)
2 PS1's(Fat&Slim) 1 PocketStation 2 PS2's(Fat&Slim) 2 PS3's(60GB&80GB) + SOON... 1 PS3:Slim;) + Maybe... 1 PSP:Go;) (Next year) I LOVE the PlayStation Brand can't you tell!!! ;-D The BEST Gaming Brand in the WORLD!!! Always has been, Always will be SUCKERS!!! ;)
Playstation i have bought in my life. 2 PS1. 3 PS2 3 PS3 3 PSP at the moment i have. 2 PS1 1 PS2 2 PS3 1 PSP LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOL
But 'bruceongames' + 'Mart' + 'BloodClot er erm i mean BloodMask' have - 44 PS1's EACH(ALL Still working) 45 PocketStation EACH(ALL Still working) 76 PS2's EACH(ALL Still working) 89 PS3's EACH(ALL Still working) 67 PSP's EACH(ALL Still working) They are Secret MEGA-PlayStation Fans really!!! ;-D
lol. their ego must be keeping them from accepting.
Me: 1 PS1 2 PS2 (Phat & Slim) 1 PS3 (60GB) 1 PSP (1000 series) And a 360.
Well then don't you think he would have figured out by now that every consumer who had ever thought of purchasing a PS2 would have already done it 4-9 years ago and that every consumer who has even a slight knowledge of gaming consoles is familiar with the PS2's price advantage, of course given with all the advertisements within brick and mortar merchandisers and online? Thereby making this article a complete waste of time on his part? The old fart must be running low on material and is just trying to prove his worth.
Get a ps3 with b/c if possible, if not get a ps3 anyway since theres gonna be a new firmware that gives all ps3s b/c
I mean, we should still use commador64 computers too.
You upgraded to Commodore 64??? I'm still stuck with my Tandy!!!*LOL*
The Commodore64 was the beginning of my gamer addiction. Oh teh happiness!
my eyes bleed when i play ps2 games, they're just so damn ugly compared to what we have on the market today. stupid article btw
I sold my PS2 for $40 last year :|
someone should smack this guy and tell hi we already bought one way back in 2001.
I dont even got to read the article i agree. I still have my PS2, the PS2 smashed it!
Forget that. There's not nearly as much to look forward to, and it's also not future-proof. Get a Trey. It'll change your life.
By far, the worst advice I ever heard this gen. "Indeed, some parents get PS2s for their younger children deliberately so they WON'T be online." Can't have your kids living in a bubble forever.
Get a PS3 and play ps2 and ps1 games solved
most PS3's aren't backwards compatible. I really do hope the slim will be because my PS2 controller broke and I have an assload of PS-PS2 games that I would really enjoy playing again
its better than Ps3 and 360. More than Ps3. 360 is way better than Ps3 but NOT BETTER THAN PS2.
I literally just came home after buying another PS2 (I need to catch up on the classics) and I see this article.
a ps2... the things sony wish the ps3 can do that the ps2 did.. "140 million owners *cant* be wrong" but currently it is right to say that its wrong for the 360 with the current numbers..
Nobody is even remotely suggesting the Xbox 360 here. You need attention, quit your fanboy b*tchy giberish and go play with yourself in the tub. I don't want to imagine it, just as long as your not near the F'n computer. JFC!!!
so are you saying that you would imagine it as long as im away from the pc? you failed you fvcking fruit basket.. and f.y.i "I" remotely suggested the 360 you hypocrite... hows that for gibberish. and wtf is jfc??
LMFAO look at ram all mad about how everyone on n4g hates me all while he has 1 less bubble than i do. classic! i dont care what you or anyone else thinks of me, you fvcking joke this is the internet you take sh!t way to serious. bu bu but no one likes you, says the guy with 2 bubbles... hilarious. maybe you should start a new account cause i think i just popped another bubble.. ps3 sucks!!! that must get you so mad huh...
You're numb air1. Nobody likes you because you never make any sence, you're not clever, aren't funny & worse, you think you are. No bot or droid ever gives you credit. Mostly everyone on n4g thinks you're stupid. I mean like halfway retarded seriously. You probly are & if I offended your condition I'm sorry. Maybe you should use your other account & start over. Ask anyone what they think of airhead 1? I'm being blunt with you so you'll listen. It's like you want us to hate you but we don't. We would just like for you to take your precribed medicines & calm down. Wipe your chin half wit.
A PS2? Ok first off if you don't have a ps2 by now kick yourself in the balls. Secondly, really? A PS2? I mean it has a lot of great games but still it's a ps2, lol the PS3 is where its at
at the fact that this is near the top of the page. It's just some random person's opnion
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