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
Marvel Nemesis: Rise of the Imperfects2005PSPElectronic Arts, Inc....
Marvel Nemesis: Rise of the Imperfects2005Nintendo DSElectronic Arts, Inc....
Guilty Gear XX Slash2005Arcade, PlayStation 2SEGA Corporation...
The King of Fighters XI2005Arcade, PlayStation 2SNK Playmore USA Corp.4.19
The King of Fighters 2002/20032005PlayStation 2, XboxSNK Playmore USA Corp....
Battle Raper II: The Game2005WindowsIllusion2.97
SoulCalibur III2005Arcade, PlayStation 2Namco Hometek Inc.3.83
Samurai Shodown VI2005Arcade, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 4SNK Playmore Corp....
The King of Fighters: Extreme2005N-GageNokia...
Dead or Alive 42005Xbox 360Tecmo, Inc.3.50
Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi2005PlayStation 2Atari, Inc....
Naruto Gekitô Ninja Taisen! 32004GameCubeTomy4.03
Tekken 52004Arcade, PlayStation 2Namco Hometek Inc.3.91
Mobile Suit Gundam Seed: Battle Assault2004Game Boy AdvanceBandai America, Inc....
Darkstalkers Chronicle: The Chaos Tower2004PSPCapcom Entertainment, Inc....
KOF: Maximum Impact2004PlayStation 2, XboxSNK Playmore USA Corp....
The Rumble Fish2004Arcade, PlayStation 2Sammy Corporation...
Zatch Bell! Mamodo Fury2004GameCube, PlayStation 2Namco Bandai Games America Inc....
Samurai Shodown V Special2004Arcade, Browser, Linux, Macintosh, Neo Geo, WindowsSNK Corporation...
The King of Fighters: Neowave2004Arcade, PlayStation 2, XboxSNK Playmore USA Corp....
The King of Fighters '94 Re-bout2004PlayStation 2SNK Playmore Corp....
Immaterial and Missing Power2004WindowsTeam Shanghai Alice...
Sega Ages 2500: Vol.16 - Virtua Fighter 22004PlayStation 2SEGA Corporation...
Mortal Kombat: Deception: Premium Pack2004PlayStation 2, XboxMidway Home Entertainment, Inc.3.83
Dead or Alive: Ultimate2004XboxTecmo, Inc.4.01
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Selected Covers

Dead or Alive: Ultimate Xbox Front Cover
Front cover for Dead or Alive: Ultimate
Tekken 5 PlayStation 2 Front Cover
Front cover for Tekken 5
The King of Fighters XI PlayStation 2 Front Cover
Front cover for The King of Fighters XI

Selected Screenshots

Opening cinematics focuses mostly on Ayane and Kasumi.
Screenshot from Dead or Alive: Ultimate
They are after Heihachi (intro).
Screenshot from Tekken 5
Title screen
Screenshot from The King of Fighters XI
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