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List Rules Head to Head Tournament-Style Fighting Games Only

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The best fighting games pit player against player testing reflexes and skill. Fighting games range from the 3D arena fighters to elaborate tag matches. Almost every major franchise in pop culture has had a go at a fighting game lately, from Star Wars to Street Fighter, the reach of the Fighting Genre runs deep. You can build a list to include your favorite fighting franchise, or use the vote buttons to give the fighting game you love a boost.

Featuring Mortal Kombat, Super Smash Bros., Tekken, and more, ths list includes the best fighting video games of all time. 

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1,893 1,264
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3,365 1,564
Super Smash Bros. Melee is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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1,508 924
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1,370 784
Soulcalibur II is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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1,207 841
Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
midnightq2 added 1992

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1,356 1,172
Super Smash Bros. Brawl is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

7
1,129 549
Super Smash Bros. is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

8
831 340
Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age o... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

9
817 816
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10
838 684
Tekken Tag Tournament is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

11
600 520
Killer Instinct is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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774 701
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2004

13
707 368
Tekken 3 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
1997

14
600 491
Street Fighter Alpha 3 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

15
759 601
Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of T... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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551 468
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524 431
Soulcalibur is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

18
428 424
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634 215
Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

20
764 292
Super Smash Bros 4 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
Super Smash Bros 4

21
544 311
Mortal Kombat Trilogy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

22
308 402
Darkstalkers is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

23
379 304
Tekken Tag Tournament 2 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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463 153
Mortal Kombat X is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
Mortal Kombat X is a fighting video game developed by NetherRealm Studios. It is the tenth main installment in the Mortal Kombat video game series.

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503 256
Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made