Total Nerd The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made  

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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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1,612 1,100
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3,075 1,325
Super Smash Bros. Melee is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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1,290 790
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1,232 668
Soulcalibur II is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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1,040 728
Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
midnightq2 added Mortal Kombat 1992

6
1,238 1,008
Super Smash Bros. Brawl is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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1,003 407
Super Smash Bros. is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

8
724 589
Tekken Tag Tournament is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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704 720
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509 431
Killer Instinct is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

11
680 278
Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age o... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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678 625
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Tekken 5 2004

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684 528
Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of T... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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575 312
Tekken 3 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
Tekken 3 1997

The Hardest Video Games To Complete

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496 440
Street Fighter Alpha 3 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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481 408
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391 356
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454 374
Soulcalibur is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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488 164
Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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645 212
Super Smash Bros 4 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
Super Smash Bros 4

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460 258
Mortal Kombat Trilogy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

The Greatest Works of Hunter S. Thompson

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244 355
Darkstalkers is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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315 257
Tekken Tag Tournament 2 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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254 323
Tekken 6 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
Tekken 6 2007

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211 283
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222 352
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338 121
Mortal Kombat X is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
Mortal Kombat X 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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375 221
Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

The 12 Most WTF Fighting Games of All Time

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197 257
Tekken 4 is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
Tekken 4 2001

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258 198
Soulcalibur III is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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268 158
Super Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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294 239
Super Street Fighter IV is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
midnightq2 added Super Street Fighter IV 2010

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250 157
Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Su... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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192 223
Streets of Rage is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
Die_Romantic added Streets of Rage 1991

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318 187
Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaic... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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159 240
Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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159 198
Dead or Alive 2 is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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199 182
The King of Fighters '98 is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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267 126
Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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149 243
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149 263
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312 125
Injustice: Gods Among Us is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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120 161
Soul Edge is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
midnightq2 added Soul Edge 1996

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149 97
Tekken is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
Tekken 1994

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199 133
Capcom vs. SNK 2 is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
charlesminorversion1 added Capcom vs. SNK 2 2001

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199 221
Super Street Fighter II Turbo ... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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158 192
X-Men: Children of the Atom is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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243 155
Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3 is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
jassi454 added Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3 2004 - A great 2 player fighting game should be at the 5 or 3

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170 252
Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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102 188
WWE SmackDown! vs. Raw is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made