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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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3,238 1,471
Super Smash Bros. Melee is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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1,775 1,190
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1,410 872
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1,320 729
Soulcalibur II is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

5
1,127 796
Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
midnightq2 added 1992

6
1,306 1,100
Super Smash Bros. Brawl is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

7
1,077 485
Super Smash Bros. is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

8
792 644
Tekken Tag Tournament is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

9
767 775
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10
758 311
Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age o... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

11
557 481
Killer Instinct is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

12
727 665
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2004

13
645 341
Tekken 3 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
1997

14
727 573
Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of T... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

15
556 466
Street Fighter Alpha 3 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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524 439
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491 402
Soulcalibur is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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406 395
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552 194
Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

20
723 250
Super Smash Bros 4 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
Super Smash Bros 4

21
354 278
Tekken Tag Tournament 2 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

22
283 376
Darkstalkers is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

23
497 289
Mortal Kombat Trilogy is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

24
446 240
Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

25
279 348
Tekken 6 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
2007

26
397 138
Mortal Kombat X is listed (or ranked) 26 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.

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251 371
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226 303
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309 172
Super Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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221 278
Tekken 4 is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
2001

31
283 214
Soulcalibur III is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

32
281 172
Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Su... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

33
315 258
Super Street Fighter IV is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
midnightq2 added 2010

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344 151
Injustice: Gods Among Us is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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350 204
Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaic... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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242 145
Capcom vs. SNK 2 is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
charlesminorversion1 added 2001

37
202 244
Streets of Rage is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
Die_Romantic added 1991

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173 257
Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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181 211
Dead or Alive 2 is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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229 195
The King of Fighters '98 is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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294 141
Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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163 263
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170 107
Tekken is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
1994

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163 284
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129 177
Soul Edge is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
midnightq2 added 1996

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262 167
Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3 is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
jassi454 added 2004 - A great 2 player fighting game should be at the 5 or 3

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172 203
X-Men: Children of the Atom is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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209 238
Super Street Fighter II Turbo ... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

49
156 112
Mortal Kombat: Deception is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

50
94 26
Tekken 2 is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
1995