Gaming & Technology

For your consideration: top DS, PlayStation and PS2 titles

Last week, we told you about the best games for consoles. Here's Part 2: the best games for hand-helds and the PS2.e_SClBOnly on Nintendo DS

‘Chrono Trigger'

Metacritic score: 94/100

This remake of the Super Nintendo classic features a new dungeon, as well as a design that uses the dual screens with information on one and action on the other.

‘Naruto: Pathof the Ninja 2'

Herald-Leader score: 85/100

See the review at right.

One more: Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia (87/100) came out in October and is a great continuation of the classic series.e_SClBOnly on SONY PSP

‘God of War: Chains of Olympus'

Metacritic score: 91/100

Sure, it's been out since spring, but with God of War III coming out for the PS3 next year, you should pick this up.

‘Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII'

Metacritic score: 83/100

Also released earlier this year, but Final Fantasy XIII (PS3, Xbox 360) drops next year, so fill out the collection.e_SClBOnly on SONY PS2

‘SingStar Country'

Herald-Leader score: 90/100

See the review at right.

‘Yakuza 2'

Metacritic score: 78/100

It's tough to find exclusives to the PS2 anymore, but this import by Sega — originally released in Japan a couple of years ago — continues the tale of Japanese organized crime.

One more: God of War II (93/100). See the rationale at left on the PSP.