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Censorship

This is a non-exhaustive list of the games censored on the PlayStation 2.

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Alien Hominid[]

  • Violence was toned down in Germany.

Area 51 (Video Game)[]

  • Violence was toned down in the European release and further censored in the German release.

BloodRayne[]

  • Swastikas were removed from the German release.

BloodRayne 2[]

  • Violence was toned down in the German release.

BMX XXX[]

  • Nudity was removed from the PlayStation 2 release worldwide, and the game received further censorship in the Australian release.

Call of Duty 2: Big Red One[]

  • Nazi symbols and imagery were removed in the German release.

Call of Duty 3[]

  • Nazi symbols were removed in the German release.

Call of Duty: Finest Hour[]

  • Nazi symbols and imagery were removed in the German release.

Capcom vs. SNK 2: Mark of the Millennium 2001[]

  • The game was made more family friendly for the International release.

Cold Winter[]

  • Violence was toned down in the German release.

Commandos 2: Men of Courage[]

  • Nazi symbols were removed and violence was toned down for the German release.

Commandos: Strike Force[]

  • Nazi references were removed for the German release.

Conflict: Vietnam[]

  • Violence was toned down for the German release.

Conspiracy: Weapons of Mass Destruction[]

  • Violence was toned down for the German release.

Crash Tag Team Racing[]

  • The game was made more family friendly for the Japanese release.

Crazy Taxi[]

  • One of the songs is censored in the game.

Dead to Rights[]

  • Violence was toned down for the German release.

Delta Force: Black Hawk Down[]

  • Violence was toned down for the German release.

Die Hard: Vendetta[]

  • Violence was toned down for the German release.

Disgaea 2: Cursed Memories[]

  • Violence was toned down for the International release.

Dragon Ball Z: Budokai[]

  • Violence was toned down for the European release.

Drakengard[]

  • Violence and sexuality were toned down for the International release.

Fahrenheit Indigo Prophecy[]

  • Nudity and sexual acts were removed from the American release in order to avoid a Adult's only rating.

Final Fantasy XII[]

  • Violence was toned down in the Japanese release.

FlatOut[]

  • Violence was toned down for the German release.

FlatOut 2[]

  • Violence was toned down for the German release.

Fugitive Hunter: War on Terror[]

  • A real world figure was removed from the US release due to the Iraq War.

Full Spectrum Warrior: Ten Hammers[]

  • Violence was toned down for the German release.

Giants: Citizen Kabuto[]

  • Nudity was removed in the German and USA release.

Gladiator: Sword of Vengeance[]

  • Violence was toned down for the German release.

God of War[]

  • Nudity and gore was removed from the Japanese release while the German release removed gore and toned down the violence.

Grand Theft Auto 3[]

  • Violence was toned down in the German release. Sexuality was toned down in the Australian release and the game was banned in Saudi Arabia.

Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories[]

  • Violence was toned down in the German and Japanese releases. And the game was banned in Saudi Arabia.

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas[]

  • Violence was toned down in the German and Japanese releases, the Japanese release also removed drug references and removed most of the sexual content in the game. And the game was banned in Saudi Arabia.

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City[]

  • Violence was toned down in the German and Japanese releases. And the game was banned in Saudi Arabia.

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories[]

  • Violence was toned down in the German and Japanese releases. And the game was banned in Saudi Arabia.

Grandia III[]

  • Alcohol was removed for the International release.

Gun (video game)[]

  • Violence was toned down for the German release.

Half-Life[]

  • Violence and sexuality was toned down in the German release and the game was banned in Singapore.

Half-Life: Decay[]

  • Violence was toned down in the German release.

Indiana Jones and the Emperor's Tomb[]

  • Nazi symbols were removed from the German release.

Jak II[]

  • Violence was toned down in the Japanese release.

Judge Dredd: Dredd vs. Death[]

  • Violence was toned down for the German release.

Killer7[]

  • Violence was toned down in the Japanese release.

Kingdom Hearts 2[]

  • Violence and sexuality were toned down in the International release.

La Pucelle: Tactics[]

  • Smoking and religious imagery were removed from the International release.

Mace Griffin: Bounty Hunter[]

  • Violence was toned down for the German release.

Mafia[]

  • Violence was toned down for the German release.

Medal of Honor: Frontline[]

  • Nazi symbols were removed from the German release and language was toned down.

Medal of Honor: Vanguard[]

  • Nazi symbols were removed from the German release.

Mercenaries 2: World in Flames[]

  • Violence was toned down for the German release.

Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty[]

  • Violence was toned down for the European release.

Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater[]

  • Violence was toned down for the European release and North American releases.

Mortal Kombat Shaolin Monks[]

  • Violence was toned down in the German release and gore was removed.

Need for Speed Hot Pursuit 2[]

  • Two of the songs in the game are censored most likely in order to get a lower age rating.

Need for Speed Most Wanted 2005[]

  • A number of songs in the game are censored most likely in order to get a lower age rating.

Need for Speed Prostreet[]

  • Nine of the songs in the game are censored most likely in order to get a lower age rating.

Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones[]

  • Dismemberment was removed in the European release.

Reservoir Dogs (game)[]

  • The game was banned in Australia and the game was effectively banned in Germany and New Zealand.

Resident Evil 4[]

  • Gore was removed from the Japanese release.

Resident Evil Outbreak[]

  • Smoking was removed from the Japanese release.

Resident Evil – Code: Veronica[]

  • Nazi elements were removed from the European release.

Shadow The Hedgehog[]

  • Violence and language were toned down in order to get a E10+ rating. The game was originally aiming for a T rating until the introduction of the E10+ rating.

Tales of Symphonia[]

  • Sexuality was toned down for the International release.

The Godfather (Video Game)[]

  • Violence was toned down in the Japanese release.

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon[]

  • Violence was toned down in the German release.

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3[]

  • Violence was toned down in the German release.
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