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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1,206 642
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 Mortal Kombat 1992

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1,215 976
Super Smash Bros. Brawl is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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977 384
Super Smash Bros. is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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699 565
Tekken Tag Tournament is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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684 703
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489 414
Killer Instinct is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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648 268
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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666 604
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Tekken 5 2004

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663 517
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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552 298
Tekken 3 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
Tekken 3 1997

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468 429
Street Fighter Alpha 3 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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465 398
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379 340
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440 360
Soulcalibur is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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463 150
Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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622 202
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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446 245
Mortal Kombat Trilogy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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300 246
Tekken Tag Tournament 2 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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229 349
Darkstalkers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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247 308
Tekken 6 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
Tekken 6 2007

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214 341
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322 113
Mortal Kombat X is listed (or ranked) 26 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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191 246
Tekken 4 is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
Tekken 4 2001

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351 215
Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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245 192
Soulcalibur III is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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250 151
Super Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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238 150
Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Su... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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281 232
Super Street Fighter IV is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
midnightq2 added Super Street Fighter IV 2010

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180 214
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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154 228
Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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305 177
Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaic... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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156 187
Dead or Alive 2 is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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189 169
The King of Fighters '98 is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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145 233
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252 120
Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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299 116
Injustice: Gods Among Us is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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144 252
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117 150
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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141 88
Tekken is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
Tekken 1994

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185 127
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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234 148
Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3 is listed (or ranked) 46 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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189 215
Super Street Fighter II Turbo ... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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148 186
X-Men: Children of the Atom is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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163 240
Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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98 177
WWE SmackDown! vs. Raw is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made