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List Rules Games don't have to be console exclusive, as long as they were released for PlayStation 2 at some point.

If you owned a Playstation 2, then the titles this list of the best PS2 fighting games of all time will undoubtedly sound quite familiar to you. In fact, it's safe to say there were probably a few fighting games mentioned on this in your collection. With challenging combos and finishing moves to pull off, fighting games are some of the best multiplayer games you can get your hands on. Franchises like Street Fighter and Mortal Kombat made the genre famous, but today there are a plethora of others that are just as fun.

With so many great options to choose from, there was never a shortage of games to play for fans of the genre. Since some games were much better than others, we've decided to rank the best PS2 fighting games of all time. The PS2 console took fighting games to the next level with improved graphics and reaction time, making the game play smoother than ever.

This list will feature the most popular and best selling fighting games that were released for PS2. While many of these games were console exclusive, we're allowing non-exclusives to be a part of the list as well. This list features items like Tekken 5, Guilty Gear XX and many more. Vote for your favorite video games below, and feel free to add any that you think deserve to be on the list.

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Tekken 5 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 20+ Best PS2 Fighting Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
Tekken 5 2004

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Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age o... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 20+ Best PS2 Fighting Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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Capcom vs. SNK 2 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 20+ Best PS2 Fighting Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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Soulcalibur III is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 20+ Best PS2 Fighting Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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Soulcalibur II is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The 20+ Best PS2 Fighting Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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Street Fighter Alpha Anthology is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The 20+ Best PS2 Fighting Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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Guilty Gear XX is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 20+ Best PS2 Fighting Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 20+ Best PS2 Fighting Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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Tekken 4 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The 20+ Best PS2 Fighting Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
Tekken 4 2001

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Def Jam: Fight for NY is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The 20+ Best PS2 Fighting Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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Virtua Fighter 4 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The 20+ Best PS2 Fighting Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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The King of Fighters XI is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The 20+ Best PS2 Fighting Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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Mortal Kombat: Armageddon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The 20+ Best PS2 Fighting Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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Bloody Roar 3 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The 20+ Best PS2 Fighting Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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The King of Fighters 2002 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The 20+ Best PS2 Fighting Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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Samurai Shodown V is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The 20+ Best PS2 Fighting Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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NeoGeo Battle Coliseum is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The 20+ Best PS2 Fighting Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaic... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The 20+ Best PS2 Fighting Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
-1450534653362 added Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 3 2007

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Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaic... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The 20+ Best PS2 Fighting Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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Mortal Kombat: Deception is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The 20+ Best PS2 Fighting Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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The King of Fighters 2003 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The 20+ Best PS2 Fighting Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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Dragon Ball Z: Infinite World is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The 20+ Best PS2 Fighting Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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WWE SmackDown! Here Comes the ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The 20+ Best PS2 Fighting Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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Guilty Gear Isuka is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The 20+ Best PS2 Fighting Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
Guilty Gear Isuka Dec 16 2004

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The King of Fighters 2000 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The 20+ Best PS2 Fighting Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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Rumble Roses is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The 20+ Best PS2 Fighting Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The 20+ Best PS2 Fighting Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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War of the Monsters is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The 20+ Best PS2 Fighting Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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Battle Stadium D.O.N is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The 20+ Best PS2 Fighting Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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SNK vs. Capcom: SVC Chaos is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The 20+ Best PS2 Fighting Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
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Real Bout Fatal Fury Special is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The 20+ Best PS2 Fighting Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2008 is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The 20+ Best PS2 Fighting Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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The King of Fighters Neowave is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The 20+ Best PS2 Fighting Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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The King of Fighters 2001 is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The 20+ Best PS2 Fighting Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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Fire Pro Wrestling Returns is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The 20+ Best PS2 Fighting Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2009 is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The 20+ Best PS2 Fighting Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaic... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The 20+ Best PS2 Fighting Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The 20+ Best PS2 Fighting Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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Capcom Fighting Evolution is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The 20+ Best PS2 Fighting Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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Digimon Rumble Arena 2 is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The 20+ Best PS2 Fighting Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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Godzilla: Save the Earth is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The 20+ Best PS2 Fighting Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 2 is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The 20+ Best PS2 Fighting Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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X-Men: Next Dimension is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The 20+ Best PS2 Fighting Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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Marvel Nemesis: Rise of the Im... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The 20+ Best PS2 Fighting Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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Fight Night Round 3 is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The 20+ Best PS2 Fighting Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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Zatch Bell! Mamodo Fury is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The 20+ Best PS2 Fighting Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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WWE SmackDown! Shut Your Mouth is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The 20+ Best PS2 Fighting Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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WWE SmackDown! vs. Raw is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The 20+ Best PS2 Fighting Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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Suikoden V is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The 20+ Best PS2 Fighting Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
Suikoden V 2006

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WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2007 is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The 20+ Best PS2 Fighting Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans