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Total Nerd The Best Combat Games of All Time  

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List Rules Vote up the best video games in the combat genre.

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.

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Arena of Octos is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Combat Games of All Time
Arena of Octos Apr 25 1981

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Steel Panthers II: Modern Batt... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Combat Games of All Time

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Steel Panthers III: Brigade Co... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Combat Games of All Time

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One Must Fall: 2097 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Combat Games of All Time

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Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Combat Games of All Time

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Bleach: The Blade of Fate is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Combat Games of All Time

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Spider-Man and Captain America... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Combat Games of All Time

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Street Fighter EX2 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Combat Games of All Time

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Super Smash Bros. Brawl is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Combat Games of All Time
AndrewGreen added Super Smash Bros. Brawl 2008

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Street Fighter EX3 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Combat Games of All Time

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Computer Ambush is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Combat Games of All Time
Computer Ambush Jan 01 1984

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Urban Champion is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Combat Games of All Time

The 12 Most WTF Fighting Games of All Time

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Hail to the Chimp is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Combat Games of All Time

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MTV's Celebrity Deathmatch is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Combat Games of All Time

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Playstation Allstars Battle Ro... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Combat Games of All Time
AndrewGreen added Playstation Allstars Battle Royal

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Dragon Ball Z: W Bakurestu Imp... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Combat Games of All Time
Dragon Ball Z: W Bakurestu Impact Apr 10 2008

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TNA Impact! is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Combat Games of All Time

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Steel Panthers: World at War is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Combat Games of All Time

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Rear Guard is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Combat Games of All Time
Rear Guard Jan 01 1982

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Street Smart is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Combat Games of All Time

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DreamMix TV World Fighters is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Combat Games of All Time

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Dragon Ball Z: Bakuretsu Impac... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Combat Games of All Time
Dragon Ball Z: Bakuretsu Impact 2007

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Bleach: Heat the Soul 3 is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Combat Games of All Time

The 10 Cruelest Video Game Pranks of All Time

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Naruto: The Broken Bond is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Combat Games of All Time

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The Peace Keepers is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Combat Games of All Time

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The Bilestoad is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Combat Games of All Time
The Bilestoad Jan 01 1982

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The Outfoxies is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Combat Games of All Time

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Bleach: Dark Souls is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Combat Games of All Time

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Kinnikuman Muscle Grand Prix is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Combat Games of All Time

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Last Bronx is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Combat Games of All Time
Last Bronx 1996

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Kung Fu Chaos is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Combat Games of All Time

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Sunday VS Magazine: Shūketsu! ... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Combat Games of All Time

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Naruto: Rise of a Ninja is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Combat Games of All Time

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CLANG is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Combat Games of All Time
CLANG

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FX Fighter 1995

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Chu's Dynasty

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Stake: Fortune Fighters is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Combat Games of All Time

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Dragonradar Mobile is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Combat Games of All Time
Dragonradar Mobile

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Doki Doki Majo Shinpan! is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Combat Games of All Time

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Eternal Fighter Zero is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Combat Games of All Time
Eternal Fighter Zero Jan 01 2001

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Doki Doki Majo Shinpan 2 Duo is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Combat Games of All Time

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Urban Reign is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Combat Games of All Time

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Hammerfight is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Combat Games of All Time
Hammerfight Sep 19 2009

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Best of the Best: Championship... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Combat Games of All Time

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Bleach: Heat the Soul is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Combat Games of All Time