In America, The PlayStation 2 Turns Fifteen Today

After its debut in Japan, Sony’s PlayStation 2 arrived in North America on October 26, 2000. Its launch roster featured over 20 names—games like Volition’s Summoner, Rockstar’s Midnight Club, or Eidos’ TimeSplitters. Happy 15th to all of them.

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Apart from the three above games, quite a few series got their start on the PS2, all of which inspired plenty of fanart. Let’s look at some examples.

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Devil May Cry

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Devil May Cry by softlady

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Devil May Cry 4 Dante by hastati95

God of War

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God of War by dante2710

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God of War III - Titan Battle by andyparkart

Ico

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ICO by 12Jen

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Ico and Yorda by Moorina

Kingdom Hearts

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Kingdom Hearts by FlyingMilkPig

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Kingdom Hearts II Fanart by SaiyaGina

Ratchet & Clank

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Ratchet and Clank - Saving the Universe by C-Puff

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Ratchet and Clank by Riv0t

Dayshot is an image-based feature that runs every morning, showcasing some of the prettiest, funniest game-related screenshots and art we can find. Send us suggestions if you’ve got them.

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really all that needs to be said

ps2 was incredible