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 XI2005Arcade, PlayStation 2SNK Playmore USA Corp.4.19
SoulCalibur III2005Arcade, PlayStation 2Namco Hometek Inc.3.83
The King of Fighters: Extreme2005N-GageNokia...
Dead or Alive 42005Xbox 360Tecmo, Inc.3.50
Mythic Blades2005WindowsCartel Games...
Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks2005PlayStation 2, XboxMidway Games, Inc.3.68
Tekken 5 (Ultimate Collectors Edition)2005PlayStation 2Namco Hometek Inc....
Samurai Shodown V Special2004Arcade, Browser, Linux, Macintosh, Neo Geo, WindowsSNK Corporation...
The Rumble Fish2004Arcade, PlayStation 2Sammy Corporation...
Immaterial and Missing Power2004WindowsTeam Shanghai Alice...
Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 32004PlayStation 2Atari, Inc.4.00
Darkstalkers Chronicle: The Chaos Tower2004PSPCapcom Entertainment, Inc....
Mortal Kombat: Deception2004GameCube, PlayStation 2, XboxMidway Home Entertainment, Inc.3.74
The King of Fighters '94 Re-bout2004PlayStation 2SNK Playmore Corp....
Zatch Bell! Mamodo Fury2004GameCube, PlayStation 2Namco Bandai Games America Inc....
KOF: Maximum Impact2004PlayStation 2, XboxSNK Playmore USA Corp....
Naruto Gekitô Ninja Taisen! 32004GameCubeTomy4.03
Tekken 52004Arcade, PlayStation 2Namco Hometek Inc.3.89
Mortal Kombat: Deception: Premium Pack2004PlayStation 2, XboxMidway Home Entertainment, Inc.3.83
Dead or Alive: Ultimate2004XboxTecmo, Inc.4.01
Melty Blood: Re-ACT2004WindowsType-Moon...
Mobile Suit Gundam Seed: Battle Assault2004Game Boy AdvanceBandai America, Inc....
Capcom Fighting Evolution2004PlayStation 2, XboxCapcom Entertainment, Inc.3.06
Street Fighter: Anniversary Collection2004PlayStation 2, XboxCapcom Entertainment, Inc.3.74
Sega Ages 2500: Vol.16 - Virtua Fighter 22004PlayStation 2SEGA Corporation...
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Selected Covers

Dead or Alive 4 Xbox 360 Front Cover
Front cover for Dead or Alive 4
The Rumble Fish PlayStation 2 Front Cover
Front cover for The Rumble Fish
Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3 PlayStation 2 Front Cover
Front cover for Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3
SoulCalibur III PlayStation 2 Front Cover
Front cover for SoulCalibur III

Selected Screenshots

Title screen
Screenshot from Dead or Alive 4
Title screen
Screenshot from The Rumble Fish
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