This is a list of the best combat games of all time for any console or system, including cover art pictures when available. These highly rated combat games are ordered by popularity, so only the greatest combat games are at the top of the list. Spanning the entire history of the genre, these combat games are considered the best in the genre. This list includes all challenging combat games that have ever hit the shelves, so it doesn't necessarily have all the more obscure or new combat games.
This list is made up of a variety of games, including Mario Kart 64 and Space Invaders.
This list answers the questions, "What are the best combat games?" and "What is the greatest combat game of all time?" After you are finished, go ahead and vote up the best episodic games of all time.