Questions tagged [ps2]

PS2 refers to the Sony Playstation 2, the successor of the popular Playstation. First produced in 2000, it has been succeeded by the newer-generation Playstation 3 (PS3) and discontinued world wide on 4 January 2013.

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Does Captain Tsubasa on PS2 have English version or English patch?

Does Captain Tsubasa on PS2 have an English version or English patch? This game is great but unfortunately I don't know Japanese at all.
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How do I set up my Panlong PL-G300 Mini PS2 to HDMI Video Converter?

Recently, I bought a Panlong PL-G300 Mini PS2 to HDMI Video Converter. I set it up with my SCPH-30001 PS2 model using the USB cable to plug into my PS2 for power. For my HDMI cable, I used Amazon's ...
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Which version of Rogue Galaxy (PS2) is the one that doesn't freeze?

I want to get this game, for my Ps2, but i herd somewhere people saying that this game could freeze at the middle of the adventure, is this true? it is the EUR, USA or JAP version the one with this ...
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Is it possible to increase attribute values of a created female wrestler in SmackDown 5

Playing the classic Smackdown: Here comes the pain,I am unable to level up the attributes of a created female superstar via the season mode. For that matter,I am not even able to select the created ...
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Where is this Playstation cable from?

I have a power cable for a Playstation (unknown version), but I can't figure out what version of the console it belongs to. Images of PS power cables that I've seen online do not look like this. ...
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PS2 on a 48" hdtv: composite vs component

I've recently dug out my ps2 to replay some games. It looks absolutely terrible on my new tv. As soon as anything moves, the picture gets very blurry and pixelated. I've read about component video ...
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Question about Toadfist's Helm in Drakan (PS2)

I'm playing Drakan on PS2 and I just realized I missed Toadfist's Helm and can't go back for it. (I'm trying to decide if its worth restarting the game for.) I know it's worth 2,000 gold to the ...
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Can my ps3 play ps2 discs?

I was thinking about getting some ps2 discs and wanted to know if my system can handle them? It's a Rigel or somesuch according to Netflix. Thanks
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Naruto Ultimate Ninja FINAL endings?

Okay, so I have just finished all the Scenario's for each character, and done every Practice - A-Rank Mission in Naruto Ultimate Ninja (the first one), and got to the S-Rank missions.... that's when I ...
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Is there any performance difference on a TV which supports 50hz and 60hz?

At the start of Atelier Iris 2: The Azoth of Destiny and Atelier Iris 3: Grand Phantasm there is a dialog asking you to select some sort of video mode with 4 options on the menu Start the Game ...
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Do I need a dongle for each Rock Band/Guitar Hero game I own, or is one per instrument enough?

Sorry ...Im not a gamer...my gkids are...so I just bought a used ps2/ and ps3 with several games. the ps2 has rock band, gh van halen, gh aerosmith, gh world tour, along with a kramer striker guiter ...
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Which PS1 Memory Cards work on a PS2 Slim

So I've got a few PS1 memory cards and games that I want to play on my PS2 slim, but despite several years of searching, I have yet to find a memory card that my PS2 will manage (mostly I just need to ...
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NBA Street v3: how to play career mode only with created ballers?

I used to play NBA Street v3 (PS2) a lot back a few years. Today I decided to start all over again. I remember playing career mode only with created ballers using my custom team (if I'm not crazy!) ...
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How to wind cable controllers with minimal damage

In the past at my place when a PS2 Controller was away (ones which came with the PS2) the cable would be wound around the controller vertically in the center so it sits between the 2 analog sticks, ...
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Old PS1 Gaming on a PS2?

Are all the PS2 thick backwards compatible or was it just the early models? I had a first gen (bought when the concele was first released) PS2, but it finally died after all these long years. So I got ...
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Spilled drink in PS2. What to do?

A couple of days ago a glass of orange juice was spilled and it got into my PS2 through the front ventilation slots. I turned off the power (though no malfunction was evident), unplugged everything ...
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Can I use PS3 controllers on a PS2

Is there a way to use a Playstation 3 controller with a Playstation 2? (Perhaps with a wireless dongle plugged into the front of the PS2..) Our PS2 controllers are getting knackered, and I'm loathed ...
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Why is it so difficult to emulate PS2 games in a PS3?

I know that PS2 games can only be played in a 'fat' PS3 with the right hardware to run it. But why is so difficult to emulate a PS2 game in the PS3 without that hardware? Is the processor, the ...
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Is it possible to play Rockband Beatles on a Playstation 2?

Is it possible to play Rockband Beatles on Playstation 2?
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Why won't my PS2 play PS1 games?

My PS2 won't play PS1 games. I have Driver 2: Back on the Streets, Psy Deck, Courier Crisis, and a bunch of other games that won't play on my PS2.
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Can I use German save games with a UK import game for the PS2?

I've been playing the German translation of Final Fantasy 12 on a German PS2 for some time now, but the horrible translations have really made the story somewhat incomprehensible... Now I wanted to ...
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Upconverting older consoles' output for HDTVs

Is it possible? I still like retro gaming on my PSX/PS2 when I have time, but all TVs are HD now and the AVI looks like a mess, and even output from the 480p component cables look really grainy and ...
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Do PS2 emulators support joypads with varying button sensitivity

The PS2 joy-pads had variable button sensitivity. For example, in MGS3, slightly holding the square was used for aiming, and pressing it all the way to the end meant shoot. Does any Playstation 2 ...
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Can I transfer PS2 data from my PS3 onto a PS2 memory card?

My old PS3 died recently and I had some PS2 memory on it. I'm considering buying a slim PS3 since it has more memory, but since it isn't compatible with PS2 games, the data will have no purpose on it. ...
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How does the Playstation 2's EyeToy compare to the 360's Kinect

Just as the title says, how does they way the Playstation 2's EyeToy calculates where things are compare to how the 360's Kinect does it?
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Are Playstation 2 saved games (esp. Gran Turismo 3) portable across regions?

I've been playing the Japanese release of Gran Turismo 3 on my PS2. What happens if I take my PS2 memory card, and use it with the American release of GT3? The GT games use an arbitrary "Credits" as ...
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What does the “LCD TV” option do in Okami?

According to the manual: Video Output Change the TV type (standard TV/LCD TV). Google reveals a mix of guesses and clearly wrong answers. Actually changing the option causes no discernible ...
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Is there a way to tell if a PS2 will support YPbPr?

My TV (a JVC) has component input, labeled "Y Pb Pr" on the case. I ordered a PS2, and the manual says that it supports "Y Cb/Pb Cr/Pr" (but doesn't mention "Y Pb Pr"). According to a review on AMZN,...
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Can I use classic PS2 gamepads on the PS3?

I have the classic PS2-Controllers. Can I use them (obviously not per se) on the PS3?
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Is there anything I can do about the poor quality of my PS2 games on a large TV?

Last year when I moved from being a highschool student to a full-time web developer, I found myself with a never before seen abundance of money. Of course the first thing I did was go out and ...
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Play PS2 data on remastered PS3 game

I have reading up on this online but I haven't found anything. Say I were to copy data from my PS2 memory card and transfer it to my PS3, using Sony's memory card adapter. Could I then use this data ...
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DDR Supernova unlock Pizza Box

What are the criteria to unlock the Pizza Box Stellar Joint? Do I have to get 100% on all other planets or is there any other way?
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How Can I Increase the Probability of a Mystery Room Appearing in the Item World?

In Disgaea 2, there anything I can do to increase the probability of a Mystery Room appearing when I go through the Item World?
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Do PS1 games play quietly on a PS2?

I've got a slim silver PS2 and wanted to buy some PS1 games. I've noticed that the PS2 games that come on CDs instead of DVDs (blue disc vs. normal silver) spin loudly — it's like I left a ...
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Playing my Playsation 2 on a pc monitor

My problem is that I want to play my playstation on my pc monitor but am having difficulties because of the playstation 2 needing a Scart connection (or Red, white, yellow - i'm unsure of exactly what ...
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PS2 screen blackout with Component Cable

I have a problem with my PS2 (SCPH-50003) - when I connect it to my TV (Samsung LE32B450), I get random screen blackouts. The screen turns black and apparantly switches video modes, then after a few ...
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How can I defeat Baal quickly?

Is there any tactic or just an easy way to beat the lord of terror Baal? Just to clarify, I'm not asking about the prinny version. I'm looking for the least time-consuming strategy.. yes, I'm that ...
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How to release 'Special Powers'?

In the game Wizardry Forsaken Land for PS2 I read in PeiPei's Journal about Special Powers and see the option in the item-menu. But if I try it, I get the message: 'You are lacking special powers'. ...