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Topic: PS2 v Gamecube. Which One ?

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hypnotoad

Gamecube for me.

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nessisonett

Cube for pure nostalgia reasons. Although I think the games have aged better as well. Metroid Prime for example has aged a million times better than Killzone despite coming out a few years earlier. PS2 did have GTA though.

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MatthewJP

I had both, and if I could only have one now it would be gamecube. Aesthetically a beautiful console and controller, cool unique discs, and some great games that still hold up today - metroid, super Mario sunshine, re4. And it wouldn't have a laser fault like the ps2

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Voltan

Never been near a Gamecube
The PS2 was pretty awesome though.

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hypnotoad

@MatthewJP Totally agree and my abiding memory was playing The Star Wars game with my son one weekend whilst visiting me ma and pa's house.
My dad came down when we were playing it and thought it was one of the SW films.

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colonelkilgore

@hypnotoad had an N64 but not a GameCube. This gen was far more Dreamcast vs PS2 for me… and obviously I have to go with the PS2 but I did love my Dreamcast.

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hypnotoad

@colonelkilgore I loved my N64 mate and I was lucky enough (worked for it) to have a Dreamcast.
As you know, it was years ahead of its time but PS2 (which I also loved) had a DVD drive.
Therefore, bye bye Dreamcast.

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nomither6

the (black) Gamecube was my first ever console , i loved it and still do , and its my second fav nintendo console of all time after the wii (online edges it out) . the controller , design , the graphics , durability , it felt more like a quality product than the ps2 . it was just held back by dumb decisions even though the cube could've easily outperformed the ps2 .

with that said - i gotta go with the ps2 . when i got my gamecube , it wasnt long before i got a ps2 for five reasons - more third party , appealing exclusives , online , DVD , & everyone had a ps2 .

i never was a big nintendo person ; but as a kid their consoles appealed to me most back then. so i'll always keep my gamecube ; i got it when i was 6 , and still have it til this day . my first console will always be with me . nearly 20 years later and it still looks and works brand new , if only it couldve grown with me

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nomither6

lolwhatno

Gamecube for it's controller/memories made. Super Mario Sunshine/Rayman 3/Metal Arms glitch in the system were my childhood.
This made me remember when my father brought us a second gamecube from France ( it was purple, ours was blue and on life support) and mom decided to throw the old one.
Oh, and guess what, she threw the new one, needless to say we were mad and mom laughed when she realized the mistake....The gamecube never came back tho (luv u mom)......Ah good times.

Edit: And now I'm fuming again, she killed our gamecube and laughed, the audacity of this awesome human being! Imma confront her again. FOR THE GAMECUBE

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JohnnyShoulder

Never had or played on a Game cube, so by default it is PS2. I wasn't gaming that much during that time however as I was out getting muntered a lot. 🤣

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amenohi

The Playstation 2 simply because it's library even to this day is unrivaled not only because of it's size and diversity but also because every developer was firing on all creative cylinders

After the Gamecube lost it's Capcom games it became what every other Nintendo console was and still is , A place to play Nintendo games and not much else . The sheer amount of first party and third party exclusives (Or at least games that weren't on Gamecube) makes this too easy

Sly , Ratchet , Jak , Ico , Shadow of The Colossus , Final Fantasy , Devil May Cry , God of War , Persona , Kingdom Hearts , Dark Cloud , God of War , Tekken , Yakuza , Metal Gear Solid , Silent Hill , Gran Turismo , Ace Combat , Ape Escape , Clock Tower , Rule of Rose , Grand Theft Auto , Soul Calibur , RE Outbreak , Burnout , Virtua Fighter , Okami , Dynasty Warriors , Shadow Hearts , Fatal Frame and this list goes on and on

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amenohi

PSVR_lover

The PS2, it had way more games. Also DVD playback also.

The PSVR is the best VR system on the market today.

CynicalGamer

PS2 simply because I loved the game library more. Also really love the start up sounds for the PS1 and PS2. Really got me into the mood for gaming lol.

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RogerRoger

I was always envious of how most third-party games played best on GameCube, but there's no denying that the PS2 had the broadest reach of its generation, and was therefore the best bet outside of each console manufacturer's homegrown titles. Since I was coming from a PSone, it was a no-brainer.

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nessisonett

@RogerRoger I was playing Nightfire there with my brother and I only just learned that the PS2 version only runs at 30FPS! I didn’t really think at the time that 3rd party games ran much better, it’s only later that I’ve noticed it.

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RogerRoger

@nessisonett Yeah, and the PS2 versions of multi-platform games sometimes had to have gameplay features removed, as well (speaking of Bond, you can play Agent Under Fire's multiplayer against bots on GameCube, but they're absent on PS2). Even when a game was developed on PS2 and then ported elsewhere, it tended to run worst on Sony's hardware.

I still remember my reaction when I first played Sonic Heroes on GameCube, after years of struggling with its ropey PS2 version. It felt like a remaster!

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nomither6

@RogerRoger huh , i didn't know ps2 games got gutted , i thought it was only a thing for gamecube games . maybe they didn't have enough time to add bots in the ps2 version .

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Ralizah

In terms of hardware? GameCube all the way. Love the cute, boxy design of the system itself, and it boasts one of the most comfortable controllers ever. Very much a top three console controller for me.

In terms of software? PS2, no question. It wasn't quite as much of a universally dominating force as the PS1 was (which got nearly every non-Nintendo or Rare game worth playing in that generation), but it still had one of best and most diverse libraries of all time.

GameCube was a good console, but I'm always going to prefer the system that has more games I want to play.

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RogerRoger

@nomither6 In that specific case, the PS2 version was released first, so I reckon it must've had something to do with technical limitations, or perhaps the developer's unfamiliarity with their new dev kits (because later releases could manage feature parity, even if performance had to be compromised to achieve it; this game was released within the PS2's first year, after all).

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