View Full Version : Need a PS2 game recommendation

11-24-2004, 03:00 PM
I'm thinking about getting my nephew a PS2 game for Christmas, since he's getting a console this year.

He's like 10 or 11 years old, so something like GTA is out of the question. I know he has a Game Cube, and is into the role-playing fantasy type of games, like the Zelda's and Final Fantasy types.

Any recommendations for me? It doesn't have to be something new to the market either, a classic PS2 "best seller" that might be a little less expensive than a new game would be good too.

Thanks in advance for any recommendations.

11-24-2004, 03:08 PM
Final Fantasy X is a great game, maybe the best in the series...it does have some sexually suggestive scenes, but they are infrequent and tame. Only $20 as a Greatest Hit.

11-24-2004, 03:16 PM
My 10 year old son mostly wants the sports games but he does like the Harry Potter games for PS2.

11-24-2004, 03:36 PM
Thanks for the recommendation. I read a bunch of review on this, and it sounded like a good choice. Was only $15 on Amazon. One gift down, a bunch to go...

11-24-2004, 03:40 PM
The Wild Arms series is also pretty good for RPG fans. Not quite as engrossing as Final Fantasy, but not as "edgy" and less complicated. Probably good for kids.

11-24-2004, 04:01 PM
here come the katamari damacy recos...

11-24-2004, 04:49 PM
Super Puzzle Fighter is a great game and you can find it for cheap at a 2nd hand store.

11-24-2004, 05:31 PM
here come the katamari damacy recos...

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What the heck are you talking about?

11-24-2004, 06:08 PM
Is the new Tony Hawk Underground out of the question? Being that Bam is a big part of it now, there may be some questionable stuff in it. But the Tony Hawk series have always been great games, and with the Underground ones, the single-player modes are really good.

11-24-2004, 06:23 PM
Great pickup with FFX. What about Metroid Prime for the 'cube? Greatest hits title, probably around $20, a touch difficult (For a 22-year old, anyway, an 11 year-old could likely kick my ass), but well worth playing. Less story/More twitch than Zelda, but someone who liked one will probably like the other.

11-24-2004, 06:52 PM
google you lazy bastard

11-24-2004, 08:05 PM
google you lazy bastard

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Yeah, I did that part. Trying to figure out if you're recommending this or not, it looks very strange.

11-24-2004, 08:49 PM
i haven't played it but everybody i know who has loved it. but you would have to be a certain type to buy it probably.

11-27-2004, 11:04 PM
Madden 2005. You'll be his favorite relaitve for all eternity.

11-28-2004, 02:38 AM
Kingdom Hearts


Senor Choppy
11-28-2004, 05:10 AM
Super Monkey Ball or Animal Crossing for the Game Cube, both are non-violent and super fun.

For PS2, Astro keeps talking about this Katamari Damacy game so it must be good /images/graemlins/laugh.gif

All 3 games are $20 new.

11-28-2004, 06:34 AM
Does he like sports games? All of the ESPN 2K5 games are $19.95, and very good.

I love the Tiger Woods games also, but I know not everyone likes golf games. '04 is really good, and now that '05 has come out I'm sure it's cheap.

Jim Kuhn
11-28-2004, 11:52 PM
My son just turned eleven this week and he loves the Tony Hawk series.

Thank you,

Jim Kuhn
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