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The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made 

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Updated January 29, 2020 83.5k votes 8.6k voters 109.6k views 184 items

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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Super Smash Bros. Melee ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
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Soulcalibur II is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
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Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
midnightq2 added 1992
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Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
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Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
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Super Smash Bros. is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
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Tekken 3 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
1997
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Jul 18 2008
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Mortal Kombat X is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
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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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Super Smash Bros 4 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
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Super Smash Bros. Brawl ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
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Tekken Tag Tournament is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
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Mortal Kombat Trilogy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
Jan 01 1996
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2004
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Street Fighter III: 3rd ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
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Street Fighter Alpha 3 ... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
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Capcom vs. SNK 2 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
charlesminorversion1 added Aug 13 2001
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Killer Instinct is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
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Super Street Fighter II ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
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Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fat... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
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Injustice: Gods Among Us... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made