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
Capcom Fighting Evolution2004PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, XboxCapcom Entertainment, Inc.3.05
Naruto Gekitô Ninja Taisen! 32004GameCubeTomy Company, Ltd.4.03
Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 32004PlayStation 2Atari, Inc.3.96
Mortal Kombat: Deception: Premium Pack2004PlayStation 2, XboxMidway Home Entertainment, Inc.3.69
Melty Blood: Re-ACT2004WindowsType-Moon...
Street Fighter: Anniversary Collection2004PlayStation 2, XboxCapcom Entertainment, Inc.3.74
Samurai Shodown V Special2004Arcade, Browser, Linux, Macintosh, Neo Geo, PlayStation 4, PS Vita, WindowsSNK Playmore Corporation...
The Rumble Fish2004Arcade, PlayStation 2Sammy USA Corporation...
The King of Fighters: Neowave2004Arcade, PlayStation 2, XboxSNK Playmore USA Corp....
The King of Fighters '94 Re-bout2004PlayStation 2SNK Playmore Corporation...
The King of Fighters EX2: Howling Blood2003Game Boy AdvanceAtlus U.S.A., Inc....
Dogma2003WindowsInudon Empire...
Shin Gōketsuji Ichizoku Tōkon: Matrimelee2003Arcade, Neo GeoPlaymore Corporation3.83
Tao Feng: Fist of the Lotus2003XboxMicrosoft Game Studios...
The King of Fighters2003J2MEdbi Games...
Stake: Fortune Fighters2003XboxMetro3D, Inc....
Guilty Gear X2: The Midnight Carnival #Reload2003PlayStation 2, PSP, Windows, Xbox, Xbox 360Majesco Sales, Inc.3.36
The King of Fighters 20032003Arcade, Neo Geo, PlayStation 2, XboxSNK Playmore USA Corp.3.73
SVC Chaos: SNK vs. Capcom2003Arcade, Neo Geo, PlayStation 2, XboxSNK NEOGEO USA Consumer Corporation3.35
Samurai Shodown V2003Arcade, Neo Geo, PlayStation 2, XboxSNK Playmore USA Corp.4.03
Mortal Kombat: Tournament Edition2003Game Boy AdvanceMidway3.48
Bloody Roar Extreme2003XboxKonami of America, Inc....
Bloody Roar 42003PlayStation 2Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc....
Onimusha: Blade Warriors2003PlayStation 2Capcom Entertainment, Inc....
Hyper Street Fighter II: The Anniversary Edition2003Arcade, PlayStation 2Capcom Co., Ltd.4.07
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Selected Covers

Bloody Roar Extreme Xbox Front Cover
Front cover for Bloody Roar Extreme
Onimusha: Blade Warriors PlayStation 2 Front Cover
Front cover for Onimusha: Blade Warriors

Selected Screenshots

Title screen
Screenshot from Onimusha: Blade Warriors
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