Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 28th Dec 2012 18:14 UTC
Games "We've joked about its refusal to die before, but today, finally, the console begins its march into the history books. Having sold over 150 million units since its release in 2000, the PlayStation 2 has today ceased shipping to Japanese retailers, meaning once remaining stock is gone, it's gone. The console was first released in Japan on March 4, 2000, and in those twelve years has become - by a longshot - the biggest-selling home video game console of all time." I should play Shadow of the Colossus again.
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RE: Comment by Laurence
by sergio on Sat 29th Dec 2012 06:01 UTC in reply to "Comment by Laurence"
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I'm really happy to read comments like yours. DC was incredible.

Yeah, PS2 had a huge game catalog and 3rd party support but It was the worst console of his generation. More of the same, zero innovation.

DC had online, DC had VGA output, DC had Shenmue. Even Xbox 1 and Gamecube were better products than PS2.

Playstation created a videogame monoculture very similar to PC/Windows monoculture... and for me that's a really bad thing. I'm very happy to see PS2 dead. The end of a really mediocre era (IMHO).

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