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List Rules Head to Head Tournament-Style Fighting Games Only

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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1,970 1,311
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3,464 1,620
Super Smash Bros. Melee is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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1,580 959
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1,407 817
Soulcalibur II is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

5
1,260 867
Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
midnightq2 added 1992

6
1,383 1,227
Super Smash Bros. Brawl is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

7
1,162 588
Super Smash Bros. is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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867 833
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888 357
Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age o... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

10
872 707
Tekken Tag Tournament is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

11
629 542
Killer Instinct is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

12
749 386
Tekken 3 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
1997

13
635 501
Street Fighter Alpha 3 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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800 725
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2004

15
783 615
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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573 483
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551 444
Soulcalibur is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

18
446 442
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684 228
Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

20
575 322
Mortal Kombat Trilogy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

21
781 313
Super Smash Bros 4 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
Super Smash Bros 4

22
321 413
Darkstalkers is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

23
396 315
Tekken Tag Tournament 2 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

24
503 161
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.

25
539 266
Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made