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.

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
Zatch Bell!: Mamodo Battles2005GameCube, PlayStation 2Bandai Games Inc....
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
Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks2005PlayStation 2, XboxMidway Games, Inc.3.68
Mythic Blades2005WindowsCartel Games...
Samurai Shodown V Special2004Arcade, Browser, Linux, Macintosh, Neo Geo, WindowsSNK Corporation...
The Rumble Fish2004Arcade, PlayStation 2Sammy Corporation...
Immaterial and Missing Power2004WindowsTeam Shanghai Alice...
The King of Fighters: Neowave2004Arcade, PlayStation 2, XboxSNK Playmore USA Corp....
Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 32004PlayStation 2Atari, Inc.4.00
Darkstalkers Chronicle: The Chaos Tower2004PSPCapcom Entertainment, Inc....
Sega Ages 2500: Vol.16 - Virtua Fighter 22004PlayStation 2SEGA Corporation...
The King of Fighters '94 Re-bout2004PlayStation 2SNK Playmore Corp....
Mortal Kombat: Deception2004GameCube, PlayStation 2, XboxMidway Home Entertainment, Inc.3.74
Naruto Gekitô Ninja Taisen! 32004GameCubeTomy4.03
Tekken 52004Arcade, PlayStation 2Namco Hometek Inc.3.89
Melty Blood: Re-ACT2004WindowsType-Moon...
Mortal Kombat: Deception: Premium Pack2004PlayStation 2, XboxMidway Home Entertainment, Inc.3.83
KOF: Maximum Impact2004PlayStation 2, XboxSNK Playmore USA Corp....
Mobile Suit Gundam Seed: Battle Assault2004Game Boy AdvanceBandai America, Inc....
Dead or Alive: Ultimate2004XboxTecmo, Inc.4.01
Capcom Fighting Evolution2004PlayStation 2, XboxCapcom Entertainment, Inc.3.06
Street Fighter: Anniversary Collection2004PlayStation 2, XboxCapcom Entertainment, Inc.3.74
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Selected Covers

The Rumble Fish PlayStation 2 Front Cover
Front cover for The Rumble Fish
The King of Fighters XI PlayStation 2 Front Cover
Front cover for The King of Fighters XI

Selected Screenshots

Title screen
Screenshot from The Rumble Fish
Title screen
Screenshot from The King of Fighters XI
Opening cinematics focuses mostly on Ayane and Kasumi.
Screenshot from Dead or Alive: Ultimate
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