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
BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger2008Arcade, PlayStation 3, Windows, Windows Apps, Xbox 360Aksys Games Localization, Inc.4.07
Super Smash Bros. Brawl2008WiiNintendo of America Inc.4.12
Street Fighter IV2008Arcade, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Capcom Entertainment, Inc.3.85
The King of Fighters '98: Ultimate Match2008PlayStation 2, Windows, Xbox 360Ignition Entertainment Ltd....
Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe2008PlayStation 3, Xbox 360Midway Games, Inc.3.73
Guilty Gear XX Λ Core Plus2008PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PSP, Wii, Xbox 360Aksys Games Localization, Inc....
Touhou Hisouten: Scarlet Weather Rhapsody2008WindowsTwilight Frontier...
Capcom Vs. SNK 2 Millionaire Fighting 2001 Street Fighter III 3rd STRIKE -Fight For The Future- Value Pack2008PlayStation 2Capcom Co., Ltd....
Mortal Kombat vs DC Universe (Kollector's Edition)2008PlayStation 3, Xbox 360Midway Games, Inc.2.86
Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix2008PlayStation 3, Xbox 360Capcom Entertainment, Inc.3.91
SoulCalibur IV2008PlayStation 3, Xbox 360Namco Bandai Games America Inc.3.62
Dissidia: Final Fantasy2008PSPSquare Enix Co., Ltd.3.62
Samurai Shodown: Anthology2008PlayStation 2, PSP, WiiSNK Playmore USA Corp.5.00
Mortal Kombat: Kollection2007PlayStation 2Midway Games, Inc.4.20
Guilty Gear XX Λ Core2007PlayStation 2, WiiAksys Games Localization, Inc....
Bible Fight2007BrowserAdult Swim...
KOF: Maximum Impact Regulation "A"2007PlayStation 2SNK Playmore Corporation...
Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 32007PlayStation 2, WiiAtari, Inc.4.04
Dragon Ball Z: Shin Budokai - Another Road2007PSPAtari, Inc....
King of Fighters: Nests Collection2007PlayStation 2SNK Playmore Corporation...
Melty Blood: Act Cadenza Ver.B2007WindowsEcole Software Corp....
Naruto: Clash of Ninja Revolution2007WiiTomy Company, Ltd....
World Heroes: Anthology2007PlayStation 2SNK Playmore USA Corp.4.60
Naruto Shippūden: Gekitō Ninja Taisen! EX 22007WiiTomy Company, Ltd....
Tekken 62007Arcade, PlayStation 3, PSP, Xbox 360Namco Bandai Games America Inc.4.24
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Selected Covers

Street Fighter IV Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Street Fighter IV
World Heroes: Anthology PlayStation 2 Front Cover
Front cover for World Heroes: Anthology

Selected Screenshots

Intro Movie
Screenshot from Street Fighter IV
Title screen.
Screenshot from World Heroes: Anthology
Observing the "trophy horde".
Screenshot from Super Smash Bros. Brawl
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