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
Shonen Jump's Naruto: Clash of Ninja2003GameCubeTomy...
The King of Fighters 20032003Arcade, Neo Geo, PlayStation 2, XboxSNK Playmore USA Corp.3.73
Samurai Shodown V2003Arcade, Neo Geo, PlayStation 2, XboxSNK Playmore USA Corp.4.10
Eternal Fighter Zero: Bad Moon Edition2003WindowsTwilight Frontier...
Guilty Gear Isuka2003Arcade, PlayStation 2, Windows, Xbox505 GameStreet...
Tao Feng: Fist of the Lotus2003XboxMicrosoft Game Studios...
SVC Chaos: SNK vs. Capcom2003Arcade, Neo Geo, PlayStation 2, XboxSNK NEOGEO USA Consumer Corporation3.40
Stake: Fortune Fighters2003XboxMetro3D, Inc....
Bloody Roar 42003PlayStation 2Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc....
The King of Fighters 2000/20012003PlayStation 2SNK NEOGEO USA Consumer Corporation...
Mortal Kombat: Tournament Edition2003Game Boy AdvanceMidway3.73
Shin Gōketsuji Ichizoku Tōkon: Matrimelee2003Arcade, Neo GeoPlaymore Corporation...
One Must Fall: Battlegrounds2003WindowsDiversions Entertainment2.94
Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 22003GameCube, PlayStation 2Atari, Inc.4.11
The King of Fighters2003J2MEdbi Games...
The King of Fighters EX2: Howling Blood2003Game Boy AdvanceAtlus U.S.A., Inc....
Bloody Roar Extreme2003XboxKonami of America, Inc....
Hyper Street Fighter II: The Anniversary Edition2003Arcade, PlayStation 2Capcom Co., Ltd.4.07
Naruto: Clash of Ninja 22003GameCubeTomy3.40
Guilty Gear X2: The Midnight Carnival #Reload2003PlayStation 2, PSP, Windows, Xbox, Xbox 360Majesco Sales, Inc.3.30
SoulCalibur II2002Arcade, GameCube, PlayStation 2, XboxNamco Hometek Inc.3.86
Black Belt Challenge2002Game Boy AdvanceXicat Interactive, Inc....
The King of Fighters 2002: Challenge to Ultimate Battle2002Arcade, Dreamcast, Neo Geo, PlayStation 2, XboxPlaymore Corporation3.77
X-Men: Next Dimension2002GameCube, PlayStation 2, XboxActivision Publishing, Inc.3.25
Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance2002GameCube, PlayStation 2, XboxMidway Home Entertainment, Inc.3.56
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Selected Covers

Guilty Gear Isuka PlayStation 2 Front Cover
Front cover for Guilty Gear Isuka
Samurai Shodown V PlayStation 2 Front Cover
Front cover for Samurai Shodown V

Selected Screenshots

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Screenshot from Guilty Gear Isuka
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Screenshot from Samurai Shodown V
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