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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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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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Super Smash Bros. Brawl is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
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Jul 18 2008
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Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age o... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
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Super Smash Bros. is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
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Tekken Tag Tournament is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
Jan 01 1999
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Killer Instinct is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
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Street Fighter Alpha 3 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
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Tekken 3 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
Jan 01 1997
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Nov 01 2004
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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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Soulcalibur is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
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Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
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Mortal Kombat Trilogy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
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Darkstalkers is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
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Super Smash Bros 4 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
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Tekken Tag Tournament 2 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
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Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
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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.