The Best Fighting Games of All Time Video Games

The Best Fighting Games of All Time

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List Criteria: Your favorite fighting game to play, either single player or competitively.

Nothing gets competition brewing between friends like the best fighting games of all time. Games like Street Fighter II or Mortal Kombat II are guaranteed to spike peoples' salt levels after a few matches. But with so many fighting games released over the past few decades, which is the best one? See what other gamers thing are the best fighting games of all time. Also vote for your favorites in order to add to the discussion.

The list of fighting games below covers all consoles and systems, and includes cover art when available. These highly rated fighting games are ordered by popularity, so only the greatest fighting games are at the top of the list. But what constitute the best? It's hard to say, because some people play fighting games for the storylines while others play them for the competitive aspect. Ultimately, it varies from person to person.

So get to voting for your favorite fighting game of all time or add it if you don't see it below, but beware, the competition is down right fierce.
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