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So yeah, after weeks of not saving anything from my self given entertainment allowance (money I set aside from my paycheck to do whatever I want with, be it food, games, various things, silly putty, etc), I finally got a PS2 at a pawn shop for $25 (tested it at the pawn shop just to see if it worked, and it does). Didn't come with a controller or memory card, so I bought a memory card (it's not an official memory card, and I've read horror stories with it... so I hope I didn't screw up) and just used my PS2 controller I have as my PC gamepad (it's wireless don'tcha know), and it's all set up, hooked up to my TV, AND!!!!

I forgot to get games for it. (forgot nothing, the PS2 and memory card ate up my entire allowance for this pay period, so I'm without goof off money for another two weeks)

SO! What games do you guys recommend? Games that are not Final Fantasy, Metal Gear Solid, Okami, or God Of War. I'm already planning for the Final Fantasies, might get the MGS, will probably get Okami for my Wii, and God Of War holds my interest about as much as watching grass grow.

Also, anything I should know about the PS2? It's a silver slim model, and it was used. What should I look out for? How to fix those things, etc. If it fails inside of a month, I get store credit for it, so it's not the end of the world. Could just get another PS2 as they're between $25 and $35 there.
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You should take a look at this thread: http://www.overclock.net/playstation/3817-new-ps2.html
It will tell you the benefits of a PS2
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You must play the MGS series, pick up the Essential collection off of Amazon.

I'd also recommend BLACK and Killzone.
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You should take a look at this thread: http://www.overclock.net/playstation/3817-new-ps2.html
It will tell you the benefits of a PS2
That helps me none.
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Xenosaga 1, 2, 3
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Gta :d
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Oh that's right, forgot to mention GTA. I already have those for my PC. III, VC, and SA, all sitting behind my monitor in my game case pile on my desk.
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Grand Theft Auto III, Vice City and San Andreas are a blast to roam around. Also checkout Burnout, Time Splitters II, the Tony Hawk Pro Skater series, NFL Street and NBA Street. Have fun.
    
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I've heard good things about dark cloud and the persona series if you're into jrpgs.
Viewtiful Joe is also in my top list and I've heard Katamari Damacy was surprisingly fun (though maybe rent it as it looks quite short)
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