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....
World Fighting Championship1993Atari ST...
Clay Fighter1993Genesis, SNES, WiiInterplay Productions, Inc.3.79
Power Instinct1993Arcade, Genesis, SNES, Wii, Wii UAtlus Software, Inc.4.26
Mobile Suit Gundam1993ArcadeBanpresto Co., Ltd....
Hey Punk! Are You Tuff E Nuff?1993SNESJaleco Ltd....
Strip Fighter II1993TurboGrafx-16Games Express2.97
The Queen of Duellist Gaiden1993PC-98Agumix...
The Queen of Duellist1993FM Towns, PC-98Agumix...
Mortal Kombat II1993Amiga, Arcade, DOS, Game Boy, Game Gear, Genesis, PlayStation, PlayStation 3, SEGA 32X, SEGA Master System, SEGA Saturn, SNESAcclaim Entertainment, Inc.3.94
Masters of Combat1993Game Gear, SEGA Master SystemSEGA Enterprises Ltd....
Fist Fighter1993Amiga, Commodore 64Zeppelin Games Limited...
Fighter's History1993Arcade, SNESData East Corporation2.67
Dark Edge1993ArcadeSEGA Enterprises Ltd....
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Tournament Fighters1993GenesisKonami (America), Inc.3.53
Raging Fighter1993Game BoyKonami Co., Ltd....
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Tournament Fighters1993SNESKonami (America), Inc.3.52
Martial Champion1993Arcade, TurboGrafx CD, WiiKonami Co., Ltd.3.10
Body Blows1993Amiga, DOSGeneral Admission Software3.34
Power Instinct 21994Arcade, PlayStationAtlus Co., Ltd....
The King of Fighters '941994Arcade, Neo Geo, Neo Geo CD, PlayStation 3, PSP, Wii, WindowsD4 Enterprise, Inc.3.78
Fighter's History Dynamite1994Arcade, Neo Geo, Neo Geo CD, SEGA Saturn, Wii, ZeeboD4 Enterprise, Inc....
One Must Fall 20971994DOSEpic MegaGames, Inc.3.95
Golden Axe: The Duel1994Arcade, SEGA SaturnSEGA of America, Inc.3.33
Art of Fighting 21994Arcade, Browser, Linux, Macintosh, Neo Geo, Neo Geo CD, SNES, Wii, WindowsD4 Enterprise, Inc.3.99
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Selected Covers

Mortal Kombat II DOS Front Cover
Front cover for Mortal Kombat II
One Must Fall 2097 DOS Front Cover
Front cover for One Must Fall 2097

Selected Screenshots

Title screen
Screenshot from Power Instinct 2
Mortal Kombat logo
Screenshot from Mortal Kombat II
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