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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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2,011 1,330
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3,499 1,645
Super Smash Bros. Melee is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
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1,617 970
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4
1,282 881
Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
midnightq2 added 1992
5
1,417 824
Soulcalibur II is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
6
1,398 1,249
Super Smash Bros. Brawl is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
7
885 843
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8
1,176 604
Super Smash Bros. is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
9
901 365
Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age o... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
10
887 718
Tekken Tag Tournament is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
11
634 556
Killer Instinct is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
12
652 506
Street Fighter Alpha 3 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
13
768 395
Tekken 3 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
1997
14
810 731
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2004
15
790 620
Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of T... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
16
579 489
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17
562 447
Soulcalibur is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
18
454 447
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19
701 235
Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
20
592 329
Mortal Kombat Trilogy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
21
789 322
Super Smash Bros 4 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
22
329 416
Darkstalkers is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
23
404 319
Tekken Tag Tournament 2 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
24
522 165
Mortal Kombat X is listed (or ranked) 24 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.
25
554 270
Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made