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Old 12-10-02, 02:08 PM
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PS/PS2 Question

Can PS2 play PS games ?

I have GC so I wouldn't know. I'm buying a game for a 13 yr old boy. Costco had a lot for $8.99.

Any recommendations ?
Old 12-10-02, 02:16 PM
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Yes, the PS2 is backward-compatible with PS games.

What kind of games does he like?
Old 12-10-02, 02:41 PM
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Originally posted by Caoimhin
Yes, the PS2 is backward-compatible with PS games.

What kind of games does he like?

Mostly sports.
I saw a game called Gunfighter.
Is it any good ?

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Old 12-10-02, 02:45 PM
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The PS2 can actually enhance some PS2 games (faster loading and anti-aliasing). Works pretty well on some games (Vagrant Story and MGS come to mind). If you are going to use it for PSone games though, why not just buy a PSone for $49.99 and a bunch of games? Keep in mind the backwards compatibility doesn't work on a handful of games.
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Remember you need a PSone memory card to save the PSone games, the PS2 memory card is ineffective for PSone games. I learned this the hard way when I had alreday sold my PSone and the memory card, and tried to play Final Fantasy IX...
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Originally posted by The Franchise
The PS2 can actually enhance some PS2 games (faster loading and anti-aliasing). Works pretty well on some games (Vagrant Story and MGS come to mind). If you are going to use it for PSone games though, why not just buy a PSone for $49.99 and a bunch of games? Keep in mind the backwards compatibility doesn't work on a handful of games.
I don't want to buy a system, just one game for a christmas present.
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Originally posted by Struz
I don't want to buy a system, just one game for a christmas present.
You can't really go wrong with the greatest hits titles (for the most part).
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Buy a PS2 game at Blockbuster - used but hey it's PS2 - for $20

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