Total Nerd The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time  

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List Rules Fighting games that were released on SNES.

If you grew up in the '90s, then you've most likely played more than a few of the best SNES fighting games, such as Mortal Kombat II and of course Street Fighter II. In fact, you probably owned a few of these fighting games in your SNES collection. Fighting games are fun not just because you can fight the computer, but because you can fight against other people. There's not difficulty setting to be found there!

And in the mid-90s, online multiplayer games weren't exactly widespread on the SNES. With challenging combos and finishing moves to pull off, SNES fighting games were some of the best multiplayer games you can get your hands on. Franchises like Street Fighter and Mortal Kombat made the genre famous, and both of those games were made popular with the Super Nintendo in the '90s. 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, fight gamers naturally want to know what are the best SNES fighting games of all time.

So what are the most popular and best selling fighting games that were released for SNES? Please note that while many of these games were console exclusive, we're allowing non-exclusives to be a part of the list as well. Everything from Clay Fighter to Final Fight is included on this poll. So vote for what you think are the best SNES fighting games below, and feel free to add any that you think deserve to be on the list.
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308 114
Killer Instinct is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

2
285 103
Street Fighter II' Turbo: Hype... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

3
261 104
Super Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

4
246 82
Mortal Kombat II is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

5
166 62
Street Fighter Alpha 2 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

6
187 68
Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

7
160 65
Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

8
129 70
Samurai Shodown is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

9
140 71
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: ... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

10
95 45
Fatal Fury Special is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

11
101 57
Mortal Kombat 3 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

12
121 80
Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

13
68 42
Shin Kidō Senki Gundam Wing: E... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

14
58 41
Fatal Fury: King of Fighters is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

15
70 48
Saturday Night Slam Masters is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

16
66 52
Final Fight 2 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

17
69 56
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

18
65 46
Dragon Ball Z: Hyper Dimension is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

19
57 47
World Heroes is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

20
47 41
Art of Fighting is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

21
69 59
Primal Rage is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

22
44 40
Fatal Fury 2 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

23
65 59
ClayFighter is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

24
47 42
WWF WrestleMania: The Arcade G... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

25
42 42
Weaponlord is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time
1995

26
34 37
Ranma ½: Hard Battle is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

27
13 11
Art of Fighting 2 is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time
Leonardo Mariano da Rocha added

28
38 45
ClayFighter 2: Judgment Clay is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

29
26 37
Fighter's History is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

30
24 29
Godzilla: Monster War is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

31
25 32
The King of Dragons is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

32
26 35
WWF Raw is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time
1994

33
30 41
Double Dragon V: The Shadow Fa... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

34
21 33
Boxing Legends of the Ring is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

35
27 42
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

36
15 24
The Peace Keepers is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

37
19 32
Justice League Task Force is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

38
22 37
Sailor Moon video games is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

39
4 10
Super 3D Noah's Ark is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time
AnoyingWaffle added 1994

40
16 29
Bastard‼ is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time
Bastard‼

41
19 34
Tuff E Nuff is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

42
3 9
Dragon Ball GT: Transformation is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time
AnoyingWaffle added 2005

43
16 31
Power Athlete is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

44
14 30
WCW SuperBrawl Wrestling is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

45
9 22
Riddick Bowe Boxing is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

46
13 30
Brutal: Paws of Fury is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

47
11 27
Battle Tycoon: Flash Hiders SF... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time
Battle Tycoon: Flash Hiders SFX 1995

48
11 27
Super Fire Pro Wrestling Speci... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

49
11 28
Seifuku Densetsu Pretty Fighte... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

50
14 35
Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time