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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Street Fighter II' Turbo: Hype... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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252 92
Super Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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286 109
Killer Instinct is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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232 74
Mortal Kombat II is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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155 55
Street Fighter Alpha 2 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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177 64
Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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152 59
Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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135 64
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: ... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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118 64
Samurai Shodown is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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85 42
Fatal Fury Special is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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92 53
Mortal Kombat 3 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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110 75
Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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68 41
Saturday Night Slam Masters is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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62 37
Shin Kidō Senki Gundam Wing: E... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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63 46
Final Fight 2 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: ... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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Fatal Fury: King of Fighters is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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56 42
World Heroes is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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61 42
Dragon Ball Z: Hyper Dimension is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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

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42 37
Fatal Fury 2 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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63 55
ClayFighter is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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64 57
Primal Rage is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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45 38
WWF WrestleMania: The Arcade G... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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38 39
Weaponlord is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time
Weaponlord 1995

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

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ClayFighter 2: Judgment Clay is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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Art of Fighting 2 is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time
Leonardo Mariano da Rocha added Art of Fighting 2

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

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The King of Dragons is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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Fighter's History is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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24 32
WWF Raw is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time
WWF Raw 1994

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

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The Peace Keepers is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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Super 3D Noah's Ark is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time
AnoyingWaffle added Super 3D Noah's Ark 1994

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25 40
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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2 6
Dragon Ball GT: Transformation is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time
AnoyingWaffle added Dragon Ball GT: Transformation 2005

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Bastard‼ is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time
Bastard‼

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18 31
Boxing Legends of the Ring is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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20 34
Sailor Moon video games is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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17 30
Justice League Task Force is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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15 28
Power Athlete is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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17 32
Tuff E Nuff is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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12 27
WCW SuperBrawl Wrestling is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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12 27
Brutal: Paws of Fury is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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7 19
Riddick Bowe Boxing is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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10 24
Seifuku Densetsu Pretty Fighte... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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10 24
Super Fire Pro Wrestling Speci... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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13 31
Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

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Battle Blaze is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time