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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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1,968 1,310
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3,462 1,618
Super Smash Bros. Melee is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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1,578 958
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1,407 813
Soulcalibur II is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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1,259 866
Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
midnightq2 added 1992

6
1,382 1,225
Super Smash Bros. Brawl is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

7
1,160 586
Super Smash Bros. is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

8
863 833
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9
886 356
Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age o... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

10
872 705
Tekken Tag Tournament is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

11
628 540
Killer Instinct is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

12
747 385
Tekken 3 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
1997

13
634 500
Street Fighter Alpha 3 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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799 724
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2004

15
783 613
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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573 481
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17
551 442
Soulcalibur is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

18
446 439
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682 227
Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

20
574 321
Mortal Kombat Trilogy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

21
780 312
Super Smash Bros 4 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
Super Smash Bros 4

22
321 411
Darkstalkers is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

23
395 314
Tekken Tag Tournament 2 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

24
502 161
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.

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538 265
Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made