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

If you owned a PlayStation at any time during your life, then it's safe to say there were probably a few fighting games 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 PlayStation fighting games of all time.

This list will feature the most popular and best selling fighting games that were released for PlayStation. While many of these games were console exclusive, we're allowing non-exclusives to be a part of the list as well. Games include everything from Tekken 3 to Street Fighter Alpha 3. 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 3 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games
Tekken 3 1997

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121 45
Tekken 2 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games
Tekken 2 1995

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94 43
Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Su... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

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112 50
Mortal Kombat Trilogy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

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93 47
Tekken is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games
Tekken 1994

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89 47
Street Fighter Alpha 3 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

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72 30
Mortal Kombat 4 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

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75 44
X-Men vs. Street Fighter is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

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70 36
Tekken Tag Tournament is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

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61 32
Mortal Kombat 3 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

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49 24
Mortal Kombat II is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

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43 20
Super Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

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57 33
Bloody Roar 2 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

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61 45
Soul Edge is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games
Soul Edge 1996

The Best Playstation 4 Fighting Games

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Rival Schools: United By Fate is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

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46 40
The King of Fighters '98 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

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45 35
Bushido Blade is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

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32 15
X-Men: Mutant Academy 2 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

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33 28
Dead or Alive is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

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32 33
The King of Fighters '99 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

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Capcom vs. SNK: Millennium Fig... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

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Bloody Roar is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

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Street Fighter Collection is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

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Guilty Gear is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

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X-Men: Children of the Atom is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

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Darkstalkers is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

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X-Men: Mutant Academy is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

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21 26
Ehrgeiz is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games
Ehrgeiz 1998

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Fighting Force is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

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Street Fighter Alpha 2 is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

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23 25
The King of Fighters '97 is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

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31 27
Capcom vs. SNK 2 is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

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29 33
Bushido Blade 2 is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

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19 21
Dynasty Warriors is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

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Marvel Super Heroes vs. Street... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

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Marvel Super Heroes is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

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Street Fighter EX is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

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WWF SmackDown! 2: Know Your Ro... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

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24 22
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

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Street Fighter Alpha is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

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14 17
Evil Zone is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games
Evil Zone 1999

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The King of Fighters '95 is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

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Street Fighter EX2 is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

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19 25
Samurai Shodown II is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

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12 16
Digimon Rumble Arena is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

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12 16
Star Gladiator is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

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14 13
Super Gem Fighter Mini Mix is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

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17 24
Guilty Gear X is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

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12 23
Samurai Shodown: Warriors Rage is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

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21 30
Battle Arena Toshinden 3 is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games