If you grew up playing on the PlayStation 2, chances are that you had a lot of fun with it. Some of the best Playstation 2 sandbox games were especially great because they let you explore an open world at your own pace. There are so many games we could cover on our list, but we’ve narrowed it down to our top 7.
Bully is a sandbox game that follows Jimmy Hopkins, a teenager who has been expelled from school for fighting. He must attend Bullworth Academy and survive the social scene there.
Just Cause is set in a fictional part of South America known as San Esperito. You play as Rico Rodriguez, an operative working for the CIA, who travels to San Esperito to overthrow dictator Victor Valencia and liberate his homeland from the dictatorship.
– Freeform gameplay - Approach missions in any way you like, or break off from the fight and enjoy exploring the islands
Scarface: The World is Yours is another sandbox video game on the PlayStation 2. The game is not a sequel to the 1983 movie Scarface but, instead, a reimagining of the film’s story; although with a dramatically different ending.
Destroy All Humans is set in the 1950s and follows an alien named Crypto, who has been sent to Earth to collect human brain stems. The gameplay involves destroying humans with your ray gun and taking their brains. You can also use your flying saucer to travel around the world as you collect more brain stems.