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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1,871 1,244
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3,336 1,538
Super Smash Bros. Melee is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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1,483 909
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4
1,358 769
Soulcalibur II is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

5
1,185 829
Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
midnightq2 added 1992

6
1,344 1,154
Super Smash Bros. Brawl is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

7
1,118 530
Super Smash Bros. is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

8
805 805
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9
814 331
Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age o... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

10
826 672
Tekken Tag Tournament is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

11
588 508
Killer Instinct is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

12
768 686
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2004

13
695 356
Tekken 3 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
1997

14
586 481
Street Fighter Alpha 3 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

15
748 590
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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543 457
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17
514 419
Soulcalibur is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

18
420 414
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19
613 206
Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

20
753 279
Super Smash Bros 4 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
Super Smash Bros 4

21
531 303
Mortal Kombat Trilogy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

22
301 392
Darkstalkers is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

23
374 293
Tekken Tag Tournament 2 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

24
487 247
Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

25
446 146
Mortal Kombat X is listed (or ranked) 25 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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294 361
Tekken 6 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
2007

27
269 385
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338 179
Super Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

29
234 289
Tekken 4 is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
2001

30
233 318
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296 228
Soulcalibur III is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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301 183
Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Su... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

33
341 267
Super Street Fighter IV is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
midnightq2 added 2010

34
268 154
Capcom vs. SNK 2 is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
charlesminorversion1 added 2001

35
362 163
Injustice: Gods Among Us is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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213 252
Streets of Rage is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
Die_Romantic added 1991

37
185 265
Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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252 202
The King of Fighters '98 is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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357 222
Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaic... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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323 148
Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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190 222
Dead or Alive 2 is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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169 273
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183 113
Tekken is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
1994

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168 298
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135 187
Soul Edge is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
midnightq2 added 1996

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181 213
X-Men: Children of the Atom is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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171 120
Mortal Kombat: Deception is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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221 246
Super Street Fighter II Turbo ... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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272 182
Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3 is listed (or ranked) 49 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

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109 32
Tekken 2 is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
1995