Total Nerd The Best PlayStation Fighting Games  

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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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315 90
Tekken 3 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games
1997

2
158 67
Street Fighter Alpha 3 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

3
150 68
Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Su... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

4
179 88
Tekken 2 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games
1995

5
166 74
Mortal Kombat Trilogy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

6
119 52
Bloody Roar 2 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

7
135 75
Tekken is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games
1994

8
112 60
Soul Edge is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games
1996

9
105 65
X-Men vs. Street Fighter is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

10
94 49
Rival Schools: United By Fate is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

11
81 51
The King of Fighters '98 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

12
105 64
Tekken Tag Tournament is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

13
65 34
Super Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

14
97 61
Mortal Kombat 4 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

15
75 44
Mortal Kombat II is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

16
82 53
Mortal Kombat 3 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

17
46 26
Darkstalkers is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

18
55 44
The King of Fighters '99 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

19
59 41
Dead or Alive is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

20
59 44
Bloody Roar is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

21
44 31
Guilty Gear is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

22
64 52
Bushido Blade is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

23
47 36
Street Fighter Collection is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

24
45 42
Ehrgeiz is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games
1998

25
56 36
Capcom vs. SNK 2 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games