PS2 Online FAQ

One of the most popular topics in our PS2 Mailbag these days is the PlayStation 2’s imminent leap online. Starting in just over a month, you’ll be able to play PS2 games with and against gamers all over the nation and even the world, via the …

PS2: PlayStation 2 FAQ

Will it be backward compatible with all older PlayStation games? Yes, the PlayStation 2 will be able to play original PlayStation games. Because the system’s I/O (input/output) processor is essentially the core (main processor) of the original …

Gamecube Versus PlayStation 2

There are a lot of common misconceptions about how powerful PlayStation 2 and Nintendo’s next-generation Gamecube console really are, and exactly which one is able to do more from a technical standpoint. Read the Internet newsgroups and you’ll …

PlayStation 2 makes its North American debut

Matt Collins, 23, was already contemplating how much it would cost to ship it overnight … expect PS2 to eclipse its sales. The craze over PlayStation 2 boiled over at a suburban Atlanta Wal-Mart, where a crowd of about 70 people got angry …

PS2 Launch: Backward, But Not Forward?

Much has been made of the PlayStation2’s backward compatibility and its ability to sweeten textures. Originally Sony announced that the system would not use the higher horsepower of the system to clean up PlayStation games, perhaps so as not to …