Genre: Versus fighting

Group Description

Versus fighting games (sometimes referred to as one-on-one fighters, though this definition is not precise) is a branch of fighting games that confines close-combat opponents to a small, enclosed area. As opposed to brawlers, the player-controlled character does not traverse a stage (level) in order to proceed to the next one; rather, the advancement is determined by winning a match and proceeding to face the next opponent, similar to boxing and wrestling games. Also, unlike in beat 'em up games, the opponents in versus fighting games are usually equal in numbers and comparable in strength, which makes these battles last longer than the battles in brawlers.

Versus fighting games often include competitive two-player modes. A typical feature of these games is the ability to control different characters, selecting them from a roster. The majority of versus fighters are one-on-one; however, tag-team fighting mode can sometimes be included as a mode or even become the main gameplay style in the game.

Limitations
Boxing, wrestling, and other games that may have a versus fighting structure, however deal with a sports branch should not be included in this group.

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Game Titlesorted in descending orderYearPlatformPublisherUser Score
The King of Fighters XIV2017WindowsSNK Playmore Corporation...
Street Fighter V2016PlayStation 4, WindowsCapcom U.S.A., Inc....
The King of Fighters XIV2016PlayStation 4Atlus U.S.A., Inc....
WWE Immortals2015Android, iPad, iPhoneWarner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Inc.3.50
Dead or Alive 5: Last Round2015PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox OneTecmo Koei America Corp....
Mortal Kombat X2015PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox OneWarner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Inc.4.53
Mortal Kombat 1+2+32015Macintosh, WindowsWarner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Inc....
Urban Legend in Limbo2015WindowsTeam Shanghai Alice...
Mortal Kombat X2015Android, iPad, iPhoneWarner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Inc....
Pokkén Tournament2015Arcade, Wii UBANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc....
Gods of Rome2015Android, iPad, iPhone, Windows Apps, Windows PhoneGameloft S.A....
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U2014Wii UNintendo of America Inc.4.48
Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS2014Nintendo 3DSNintendo of America Inc....
Marvel: Contest of Champions2014Android, iPad, iPhoneKabam, Inc....
Lethal League2014PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox OneReptile Games V.O.F....
Ultra Street Fighter IV2014Arcade, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360Capcom U.S.A., Inc.4.28
Persona 4: Arena Ultimax2014PlayStation 3, Xbox 360Atlus U.S.A., Inc....
Injustice: Gods Among Us2013PlayStation 3, Wii U, Xbox 360Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Inc.3.23
Dead or Alive 5: Last Round - Core Fighters2013PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox OneTecmo Koei America Corp....
Hopeless Masquerade2013WindowsTeam Shanghai Alice...
Darkstalkers: Resurrection2013PlayStation 3, Xbox 360Capcom U.S.A., Inc....
Unicorn Makeout Mania2013Xbox 360Softwaresoft...
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle2013PlayStation 3Namco Bandai Games Inc....
Injustice: Gods Among Us - Ultimate Edition2013PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PS Vita, Windows, Xbox 360Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Inc.4.46
Killer Instinct2013Windows Apps, Xbox OneMicrosoft Studios...
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Selected Covers

Mortal Kombat X Android Front Cover
Front cover for Mortal Kombat X
Street Fighter V Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Street Fighter V
Mortal Kombat 1+2+3 Macintosh Front Cover Widescreen (2016)
Front cover for Mortal Kombat 1+2+3
Injustice: Gods Among Us PlayStation 3 Front Cover
Front cover for Injustice: Gods Among Us

Selected Screenshots

Player Select Screen
Screenshot from Street Fighter V
Intro
Screenshot from Hopeless Masquerade
Sub-Zero's victory pose.
Screenshot from Mortal Kombat X
Vice's victory pose during Survival Mode
Screenshot from The King of Fighters XIV
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