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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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1,976 1,313
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3,470 1,621
Super Smash Bros. Melee is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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1,584 960
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1,410 818
Soulcalibur II is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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1,263 868
Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
midnightq2 added 1992

6
1,386 1,228
Super Smash Bros. Brawl is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

7
1,165 588
Super Smash Bros. is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

8
869 834
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888 358
Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age o... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

10
872 709
Tekken Tag Tournament is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

11
630 545
Killer Instinct is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

12
752 387
Tekken 3 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
1997

13
637 502
Street Fighter Alpha 3 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

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802 725
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2004

15
784 615
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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574 484
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17
552 444
Soulcalibur is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

18
448 442
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685 229
Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

20
578 323
Mortal Kombat Trilogy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

21
782 314
Super Smash Bros 4 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made
Super Smash Bros 4

22
322 413
Darkstalkers is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

23
397 315
Tekken Tag Tournament 2 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made

24
504 161
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
541 266
Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Fighting Games Ever Made