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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322 113
Street Fighter II' Turbo: Hype... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

2
338 125
Killer Instinct is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

3
285 110
Super Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

4
271 91
Mortal Kombat II is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

5
181 68
Street Fighter Alpha 2 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

6
178 68
Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

7
204 76
Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

8
140 75
Samurai Shodown is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

9
151 76
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: ... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

10
106 51
Fatal Fury Special is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

11
111 65
Mortal Kombat 3 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

12
132 89
Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

13
66 42
Fatal Fury: King of Fighters is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

14
76 45
Shin Kidō Senki Gundam Wing: E... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

15
72 56
Final Fight 2 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

16
74 52
Saturday Night Slam Masters is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

17
63 48
World Heroes is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

18
73 59
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

19
70 49
Dragon Ball Z: Hyper Dimension is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

20
53 42
Art of Fighting is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

21
74 61
Primal Rage is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

22
48 42
Fatal Fury 2 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

23
67 62
ClayFighter is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

24
49 47
WWF WrestleMania: The Arcade G... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time

25
46 45
Weaponlord is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best SNES Fighting Games of All Time
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