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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
Xena: Warrior Princess - The Talisman of Fate1999Nintendo 64Titus Software Corporation3.47
Fatal Fury: First Contact1999Neo Geo Pocket ColorSNK of America3.67
Dead or Alive 21999Arcade, Dreamcast, PlayStation 2Tecmo, Inc.3.99
Mortal Kombat 41999Game Boy ColorMidway Games, Inc.2.57
Fatal Fury: Wild Ambition1999PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PSP, PS VitaSNK Corporation of America...
Final Fight Revenge1999Arcade, SEGA SaturnCapcom Co., Ltd.2.48
SNK vs. Capcom: The Match of the Millennium1999Neo Geo Pocket ColorSNK of America4.48
Toshinden 41999PlayStationVirgin Interactive Entertainment (Europe) Ltd....
Evil Zone1999PlayStationTitus Software Corporation3.84
OloFight1999AmigaThe Real Ologram...
King of Fighters R-21999Neo Geo Pocket ColorSNK of America...
Asuka 120% Final: BURNING Fest.1999PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PSP, PS VitaFamily Soft Co., Ltd....
Wu-Tang: Shaolin Style1999PlayStationActivision, Inc....
Street Fighter EX 2 Plus1999Arcade, PlayStationCapcom Entertainment, Inc.4.28
Fighter Maker1999PlayStationAgetec, Inc....
Garou: Mark of the Wolves1999Arcade, Browser, Dreamcast, iPad, iPhone, Linux, Macintosh, Neo Geo, PlayStation 2, Windows, Xbox 360Agetec, Inc.3.88
Power Stone1999Arcade, DreamcastCapcom Entertainment, Inc.3.97
Samurai Shodown: Warriors Rage1999PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PSP, PS VitaSNK of America...
The King of Fighters: Dream Match 19991999DreamcastSNK of America4.10
Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike1999Arcade, Dreamcast, PlayStation 2Capcom Entertainment, Inc.4.03
Tekken TAG Tournament1999Arcade, PlayStation 2Namco Hometek Inc.3.71
Warpath: Jurassic Park1999PlayStationElectronic Arts, Inc.3.48
Sōkō Hime Baldrfist1999WindowsGIGA...
Super Smash Bros.1999Nintendo 64, WiiNintendo of America Inc.3.89
Bloody Roar II1998Arcade, PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PSPSony Computer Entertainment America LLC3.89
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Selected Covers

Power Stone Dreamcast Front Cover
Front cover for Power Stone
Wu-Tang: Shaolin Style PlayStation Front Cover
Front cover for Wu-Tang: Shaolin Style
Bloody Roar II PlayStation Front Cover
Front cover for Bloody Roar II
Mortal Kombat 4 Game Boy Color Front Cover
Front cover for Mortal Kombat 4
Final Fight Revenge SEGA Saturn Front Cover
Front cover for Final Fight Revenge

Selected Screenshots

Opening screen
Screenshot from Power Stone
Title screen (Japanese version)
Screenshot from Bloody Roar II
Title screen.
Screenshot from Mortal Kombat 4
Title screen
Screenshot from Final Fight Revenge
Introduction movie
Screenshot from Evil Zone
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