TimeSplitters 2 is a first-person shooter video game developed by Free Radical Design and published by Eidos Interactive. It was released for the PlayStation 2, Xbox, and Nintendo GameCube game consoles in October 2002 in North America and Europe, and later in Japan. It is the second game in the TimeSplitters series, and a sequel to the original TimeSplitters. The game features a single-player mode consisting of ten levels in which the player assumes the role of one of two space marines as they attempt to stop the alien race of TimeSplitters from ruining history by collecting the time crystals in various time periods, ranging from the Wild West to the 25th century. It has several multiplayer modes.