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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Killer Instinct is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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196 59
Street Fighter II' Turbo: Hype... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

3
190 65
Super Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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173 51
Mortal Kombat II is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

5
116 41
Street Fighter Alpha 2 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

6
136 49
Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

7
117 47
Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

8
87 48
Samurai Shodown is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

9
96 51
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: ... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

10
59 32
Fatal Fury Special is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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83 60
Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

12
66 44
Mortal Kombat 3 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

13
46 27
Shin Kidō Senki Gundam Wing: E... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

14
48 30
Saturday Night Slam Masters is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

15
46 34
Final Fight 2 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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42 30
Fatal Fury: King of Fighters is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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42 30
World Heroes is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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32 25
Fatal Fury 2 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

19
44 39
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: ... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

20
44 34
Dragon Ball Z: Hyper Dimension is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

21
29 27
Art of Fighting is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

22
34 32
WWF WrestleMania: The Arcade G... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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29 28
Weaponlord is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time
Weaponlord 1995

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42 47
ClayFighter is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

25
43 50
Primal Rage is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

26
22 26
Ranma ½: Hard Battle is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time
Ranma ½: Hard Battle Dec 25 1992

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18 26
Fighter's History is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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14 19
The King of Dragons is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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16 22
Sailor Moon video games is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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18 25
WWF Raw is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time
WWF Raw 1994

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25 35
ClayFighter 2: Judgment Clay is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

32
14 24
Boxing Legends of the Ring is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

33
10 19
Godzilla: Monster War is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time
Godzilla: Monster War Dec 09 1994

34
11 21
Power Athlete is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time
Power Athlete Jan 01 1992

35
6 14
The Peace Keepers is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

36
17 31
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

37
9 19
Bastard‼ is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time
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38
7 16
Super Fire Pro Wrestling Speci... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

39
6 15
Seifuku Densetsu Pretty Fighte... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

40
4 12
Riddick Bowe Boxing is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

41
18 34
Double Dragon V: The Shadow Fa... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

42
10 22
Justice League Task Force is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

43
10 23
Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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11 25
Tuff E Nuff is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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7 19
Brutal: Paws of Fury is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time
Brutal: Paws of Fury Jan 01 1994

46
16 34
Shaq Fu is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time
Shaq Fu 1994

47
5 17
Ballz is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time
Ballz Jan 01 1994

48
3 13
Ultimate Fighter is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

49
5 18
Battle Tycoon: Flash Hiders SF... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time
Battle Tycoon: Flash Hiders SFX Jan 01 1995

50
4 18
Ultraman: Towards the Future is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time