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 ascending orderYearPlatformPublisherUser Score
Flash Hiders1993TurboGrafx CDRight Stuff Corp....
Clay Fighter1993Genesis, SNES, WiiInterplay Productions, Inc.3.77
World Fighting Championship1993Atari ST...
Mobile Suit Gundam1993ArcadeBanpresto Co., Ltd....
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Tournament Fighters1993SNESKonami (America), Inc.3.63
Strip Fighter II1993TurboGrafx-16Games Express2.81
Mortal Kombat II1993Amiga, Arcade, DOS, Game Boy, Game Gear, Genesis, PlayStation, PlayStation 3, SEGA 32X, SEGA Master System, SEGA Saturn, SNESAcclaim Entertainment, Inc.3.92
Hokuto no Ken 7: Seiken Retsuden - Denshōsha e no Michi 1993SNESToei Animation Co., Ltd....
The Queen of Duellist Gaiden1993PC-98Agumix...
The Queen of Duellist1993FM Towns, PC-98Agumix...
Hey Punk! Are You Tuff E Nuff?1993SNESJaleco Ltd....
Body Blows Galactic1993AmigaTeam17 Software Limited3.50
Joy Mecha Fight1993NES, Nintendo 3DS, Wii, Wii UNintendo Co., Ltd.3.90
Masters of Combat1993Game Gear, SEGA Master SystemSEGA Enterprises Ltd....
Street Combat1993SNESIrem Corp....
Martial Champion1993Arcade, TurboGrafx CD, WiiKonami Co., Ltd.3.10
Power Instinct1993Arcade, Genesis, SNES, Wii, Wii UAtlus Software Inc.4.26
Fist Fighter1993Amiga, Commodore 64Zeppelin Games Limited2.36
Fighter's History1993Arcade, SNESData East Corporation2.67
Raging Fighter1993Game BoyKonami Co., Ltd....
Tube Warriors1994AmigaDynabyte...
The King of Fighters '941994Arcade, Neo Geo, Neo Geo CD, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PSP, Wii, Windows, Xbox OneD4 Enterprise, Inc.3.76
Fighter's History Dynamite1994Arcade, Neo Geo, Neo Geo CD, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, SEGA Saturn, Wii, Xbox One, ZeeboD4 Enterprise, Inc....
Yū Yū Hakusho: Makyō Tōitsusen1994GenesisSEGA Enterprises Ltd....
Power Instinct 21994Arcade, PlayStationAtlus Co., Ltd....
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Selected Covers

Clay Fighter SNES Front Cover
Front cover for Clay Fighter
Fist Fighter Commodore 64 Front Cover
Front cover for Fist Fighter
Raging Fighter Game Boy Front Cover
Front cover for Raging Fighter
Mortal Kombat II DOS Front Cover
Front cover for Mortal Kombat II

Selected Screenshots

To win the tournament
Screenshot from Clay Fighter
Title and options screen.
Screenshot from Fist Fighter
Title
Screenshot from Raging Fighter
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