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Developer(s) Electronic Arts Square
Publisher(s) EA Games
Platform(s) PlayStation 2
  • JP: August 3, 2000
  • NA: October 26, 2000
  • PAL: December 8, 2000
Genre(s) Action
Mode(s) Single-player

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PlayStation 2 sixth-generation and second home video game console developed by Sony Interactive Entertainment

The PlayStation 2 (PS2) is a home video game console that was developed by Sony Computer Entertainment. It is the successor to the original PlayStation console and is the second iteration in the PlayStation lineup of consoles. It was released in 2000 and competed with Sega's Dreamcast, Nintendo's GameCube and Microsoft's Xbox in the sixth generation of video game consoles.

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In this game you only play as Ash, the leader of X-Squad, along with your teammates Maya, Melinda and Judd. Set in 2037, W-Squad has been defeated, Doctor Bianca Noble has been kidnapped and her experiment Project Medusa has been stolen.


Protagonist the main character of a creative work

A protagonist is the leading character of a story.

An antagonist is the character in a story who is against the protagonist.



On release, Famitsu magazine scored the game a 30 out of 40. [1]

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  1. プレイステーション2 - XFIRE ~クロスファイア~. Weekly Famitsu. No.915 Pt.2. Pg.86. 30 June 2006.