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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3,087 1,330
Super Smash Bros. Melee is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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1,294 794
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1,234 669
Soulcalibur II is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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1,043 730
Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
midnightq2 added Mortal Kombat 1992

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1,242 1,009
Super Smash Bros. Brawl is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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1,008 408
Super Smash Bros. is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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727 591
Tekken Tag Tournament is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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704 722
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511 432
Killer Instinct is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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681 280
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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679 627
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Tekken 5 2004

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685 530
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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576 314
Tekken 3 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
Tekken 3 1997

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496 441
Street Fighter Alpha 3 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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482 408
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392 356
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455 374
Soulcalibur is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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490 164
Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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650 212
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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463 259
Mortal Kombat Trilogy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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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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316 257
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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341 121
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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375 222
Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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198 258
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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268 159
Super Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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294 240
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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159 240
Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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318 189
Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaic... 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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269 126
Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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199 184
The King of Fighters '98 is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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149 244
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149 264
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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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152 97
Tekken is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
Tekken 1994

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120 162
Soul Edge is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
midnightq2 added Soul Edge 1996

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199 135
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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244 155
Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3 is listed (or ranked) 47 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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158 192
X-Men: Children of the Atom is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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170 253
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