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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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1,921 1,290
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3,415 1,583
Super Smash Bros. Melee is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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1,538 935
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1,383 794
Soulcalibur II is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

5
1,232 848
Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
midnightq2 added 1992

6
1,365 1,195
Super Smash Bros. Brawl is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

7
1,138 566
Super Smash Bros. is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

8
833 824
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9
853 348
Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age o... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

10
851 693
Tekken Tag Tournament is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

11
613 527
Killer Instinct is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

12
723 375
Tekken 3 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
1997

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785 709
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2004

14
614 496
Street Fighter Alpha 3 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

15
772 606
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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560 475
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17
536 434
Soulcalibur is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

18
437 429
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655 221
Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

20
775 300
Super Smash Bros 4 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
Super Smash Bros 4

21
557 314
Mortal Kombat Trilogy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

22
388 307
Tekken Tag Tournament 2 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

23
314 407
Darkstalkers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

24
483 154
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
519 260
Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made