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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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274 74
Tekken 3 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games
1997

2
160 69
Tekken 2 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games
1995

3
125 59
Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Su... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

4
124 60
Street Fighter Alpha 3 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

5
142 66
Mortal Kombat Trilogy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

6
120 66
Tekken is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games
1994

7
94 45
Bloody Roar 2 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

8
92 53
Soul Edge is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games
1996

9
94 58
X-Men vs. Street Fighter is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

10
96 54
Tekken Tag Tournament is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

11
78 43
Rival Schools: United By Fate is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

12
84 49
Mortal Kombat 4 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

13
57 30
Super Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

14
67 46
The King of Fighters '98 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

15
63 36
Mortal Kombat II is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

16
70 45
Mortal Kombat 3 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

17
55 36
Bloody Roar is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

18
37 21
Darkstalkers is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

19
48 35
Dead or Alive is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

20
57 45
Bushido Blade is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

21
36 24
Guilty Gear is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

22
43 38
The King of Fighters '99 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

23
41 23
X-Men: Mutant Academy 2 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

24
48 42
Capcom vs. SNK: Millennium Fig... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

25
45 31
Capcom vs. SNK 2 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

26
37 32
Street Fighter Collection is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

27
43 39
Street Fighter Alpha 2 is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

28
41 38
Fighting Force is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

29
33 36
Ehrgeiz is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games
1998

30
33 21
X-Men: Children of the Atom is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

31
33 30
The King of Fighters '97 is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

32
31 28
Street Fighter EX is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

33
32 21
Marvel Super Heroes is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

34
42 32
Marvel Super Heroes vs. Street... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

35
35 25
Street Fighter EX2 is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

36
36 29
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

37
24 17
Super Gem Fighter Mini Mix is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

38
23 16
WWF SmackDown! is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

39
28 22
X-Men: Mutant Academy is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

40
35 40
WWF SmackDown! 2: Know Your Ro... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

41
20 22
Digimon Rumble Arena is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

42
34 40
Bushido Blade 2 is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

43
23 34
The King of Fighters '95 is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

44
16 19
Street Fighter Alpha is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

45
18 28
Samurai Shodown: Warriors Rage is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

46
25 31
Samurai Shodown II is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

47
17 13
Primal Rage is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

48
22 27
Evil Zone is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games
1999

49
9 4
Street Fighter Collection 2 is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games
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50
22 28
Dynasty Warriors is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games