Total Nerd The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time  

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List Rules Fighting games that were released on SNES.

If you grew up in the '90s, then you've most likely played more than a few of the best SNES fighting games, such as Mortal Kombat II and of course Street Fighter II. In fact, you probably owned a few of these fighting games in your SNES collection. Fighting games are fun not just because you can fight the computer, but because you can fight against other people. There's not difficulty setting to be found there!

And in the mid-90s, online multiplayer games weren't exactly widespread on the SNES. With challenging combos and finishing moves to pull off, SNES fighting games were some of the best multiplayer games you can get your hands on. Franchises like Street Fighter and Mortal Kombat made the genre famous, and both of those games were made popular with the Super Nintendo in the '90s. With so many great options to choose from, there was never a shortage of games to play for fans of the genre. Since some games were much better than others, fight gamers naturally want to know what are the best SNES fighting games of all time.


So what are the most popular and best selling fighting games that were released for SNES? Please note that while many of these games were console exclusive, we're allowing non-exclusives to be a part of the list as well. Everything from Clay Fighter to Final Fight is included on this poll. So vote for what you think are the best SNES fighting games below, and feel free to add any that you think deserve to be on the list.
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Killer Instinct is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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Street Fighter II' Turbo: Hype... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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Super Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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Mortal Kombat II is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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Street Fighter Alpha 2 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: ... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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Samurai Shodown is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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Fatal Fury Special is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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Mortal Kombat 3 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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Final Fight 2 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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Fatal Fury: King of Fighters is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: ... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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Shin Kidō Senki Gundam Wing: E... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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World Heroes is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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Saturday Night Slam Masters is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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Dragon Ball Z: Hyper Dimension is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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Fatal Fury 2 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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Art of Fighting is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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Primal Rage is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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Fighter's History is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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Ranma ½: Hard Battle is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time
Ranma ½: Hard Battle Dec 25 1992

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WWF WrestleMania: The Arcade G... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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ClayFighter is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time
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Sailor Moon video games is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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Weaponlord is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time
Weaponlord Jan 01 1995

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ClayFighter 2: Judgment Clay is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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Godzilla: Monster War is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time
Godzilla: Monster War Dec 09 1994

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Mighty Morphin Power Rangers is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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Boxing Legends of the Ring is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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Double Dragon V: The Shadow Fa... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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Tuff E Nuff is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time
Tuff E Nuff Mar 26 1993

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Seifuku Densetsu Pretty Fighte... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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WWF Raw is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time
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Riddick Bowe Boxing is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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The King of Dragons is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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Power Athlete is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time
Power Athlete Jan 01 1992

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Bastard‼ is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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Justice League Task Force is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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Super Fire Pro Wrestling Speci... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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Brutal: Paws of Fury is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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Shaq Fu is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time
Shaq Fu 1994

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WCW SuperBrawl Wrestling is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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Ultraman: Towards the Future is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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Ballz is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time
Ballz 1994

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Battle Tycoon: Flash Hiders SF... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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Battle Blaze is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time
Battle Blaze Jan 01 1992