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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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3,226 1,466
Super Smash Bros. Melee is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

2
1,763 1,187
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1,404 867
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4
1,318 724
Soulcalibur II is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

5
1,121 793
Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
midnightq2 added 1992

6
1,304 1,093
Super Smash Bros. Brawl is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

7
1,073 479
Super Smash Bros. is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

8
791 641
Tekken Tag Tournament is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

9
763 772
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10
753 309
Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age o... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

11
555 478
Killer Instinct is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

12
723 663
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2004

13
722 570
Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of T... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

14
640 340
Tekken 3 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
1997

15
551 466
Street Fighter Alpha 3 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

16
522 437
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489 400
Soulcalibur is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

18
406 391
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19
547 192
Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

20
716 246
Super Smash Bros 4 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
Super Smash Bros 4

21
496 286
Mortal Kombat Trilogy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

22
352 276
Tekken Tag Tournament 2 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

23
282 374
Darkstalkers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

24
279 345
Tekken 6 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
2007

25
442 240
Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

26
393 137
Mortal Kombat X is listed (or ranked) 26 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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250 370
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226 300
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29
221 275
Tekken 4 is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
2001

30
306 171
Super Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

31
283 211
Soulcalibur III is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

32
278 171
Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Su... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

33
312 257
Super Street Fighter IV is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
midnightq2 added 2010

34
342 147
Injustice: Gods Among Us is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

35
348 202
Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaic... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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240 144
Capcom vs. SNK 2 is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
charlesminorversion1 added 2001

37
200 242
Streets of Rage is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
Die_Romantic added 1991

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172 255
Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

39
181 210
Dead or Alive 2 is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

40
229 194
The King of Fighters '98 is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

41
294 140
Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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163 262
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170 106
Tekken is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
1994

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163 283
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129 177
Soul Edge is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
midnightq2 added 1996

46
262 167
Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3 is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
jassi454 added 2004 - A great 2 player fighting game should be at the 5 or 3

47
171 203
X-Men: Children of the Atom is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

48
209 238
Super Street Fighter II Turbo ... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

49
156 112
Mortal Kombat: Deception is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

50
94 26
Tekken 2 is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
1995