The PlayStation 2, which is on its last leg, still has a number of releases slated for this February, which will be enough to hold owners before the God of War release which is scheduled for March. Though, fans might find a few hidden gems mixed in with this batch of releases, which is larger than just about every other system on the market. Happy hunting this February.
Ar tonelico: Melody of ElemiaNippon Ichi Software Nippon Ichi is well known for its RPGs and the latest coming to the PlayStation 2 is shaping up to be a memorable experience. Ar tonelico provides a good story, great music, an original addition to combat, and beautiful drawings to create a fine addition to the RPG genre, from which the PlayStation 2 was lacking in regards to its predecessor. Fans of the genre won’t be disappointed and casual fans will find themselves enjoying the experience. Release Date: 02/06/2007 Price: $49.99
Metal Slug AnthologySNK Playmore USA Metal Slug Anthology makes it latest stop on the PlayStation 2, bringing the classic arcade experience right into your living room. Players new to the series and veterans alike will be able to traverse seven different Metal Slug Experiences that span the history of the series. As always, the beautiful drawings and sharp satire mesh incomparably well with the run and gun style game play. Release Date: 02/06/2007 Price: $39.99
The Red StarXS Games Most won’t be familiar with The Red Star’s storyline which was born from the comic of the same name. The game takes place in an alternate Russia which has access to futuristic weapons and technology which coexists with magic. The action game has three different characters who can be controlled differently and give players a different experience with each character. The game was also postponed a slew of times and is finally going to be released this coming February. Release Date: 02/06/2007 Price: $19.99
Other releases slated for February 2007: Earache Extreme Metal Racing (02/02) CSI: 3 Dimensions of Murder (02/06), Metal Slug Anthology (02/06). MVP 07 NCAA Baseball (02/06), Romance of the Three Kingdoms XI (02/06), The Red Star (02/06), Winning Eleven: Pro Evolution Soccer 2007 (02/06) Backyard Basketball 2007 (02/13) Ghost Rider (02/13), Test Drive Unlimited (02/13), Chulip (02/14), Super Trucks Racing 2 (02/14), Arena Football: Road to Glory (02/20), MLB 07: The Show (02/26), Samurai Warriors 2 Empires (02/27)