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

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1,268 774
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1,217 651
Soulcalibur II is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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1,022 718
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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1,221 990
Super Smash Bros. Brawl is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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986 396
Super Smash Bros. is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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706 574
Tekken Tag Tournament is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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694 709
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496 421
Killer Instinct is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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659 273
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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668 613
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Tekken 5 2004

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671 522
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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560 304
Tekken 3 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
Tekken 3 1997

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479 433
Street Fighter Alpha 3 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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472 401
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382 348
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446 366
Soulcalibur is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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474 156
Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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632 204
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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451 251
Mortal Kombat Trilogy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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308 249
Tekken Tag Tournament 2 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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237 349
Darkstalkers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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251 314
Tekken 6 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
Tekken 6 2007

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218 344
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203 278
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329 116
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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195 248
Tekken 4 is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
Tekken 4 2001

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361 217
Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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254 193
Soulcalibur III is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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259 154
Super Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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288 233
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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243 153
Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Su... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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183 219
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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157 232
Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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310 181
Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaic... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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158 192
Dead or Alive 2 is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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195 174
The King of Fighters '98 is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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148 237
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257 124
Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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147 255
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302 120
Injustice: Gods Among Us is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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118 155
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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143 91
Tekken is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
Tekken 1994

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190 127
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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193 218
Super Street Fighter II Turbo ... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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235 151
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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151 189
X-Men: Children of the Atom is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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163 245
Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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99 180
WWE SmackDown! vs. Raw is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made