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 TitleYearPlatformsorted in ascending orderPublisherUser Score
Ultra Seven1993SNESBandai Co., Ltd.5.00
Shin Kidō Senki Gundam Wing: Endless Duel1996SNESBandai Co., Ltd.5.00
Zatch Bell! Mamodo Fury2004GameCube, PlayStation 2Namco Bandai Games America Inc....
Gundam: The Battle Master1997PlayStationBandai Games Inc....
Tekken 62007Arcade, PlayStation 3, PSP, Xbox 360Namco Bandai Games America Inc.4.34
SoulCalibur IV (Premium Edition)2008PlayStation 3, Xbox 360Namco Bandai Games America Inc.5.00
Dragon Ball Z: Ultimate Tenkaichi2011PlayStation 3, Xbox 360Namco Bandai Games America Inc.5.00
SoulCalibur IV2008PlayStation 3, Xbox 360Namco Bandai Games America Inc.3.61
SoulCalibur V2012PlayStation 3, Xbox 360Namco Bandai Games Inc.4.39
SoulCalibur III2005Arcade, PlayStation 2Namco Hometek Inc.3.87
Dragon Ball GT: Final Bout1997PlayStationAtari, Inc.3.15
Saber Marionette J: Battle Sabers (Doki Doki Otomebako)1997PlayStationBandai Visual Co., Ltd....
Saber Marionette J: Battle Sabers1997PlayStationBandai Visual Co., Ltd....
Critical Blow1997PlayStationBanpresto Co., Ltd....
Ultraman1991Arcade, Genesis, SNESBandai America, Inc.2.87
Genei Tōgi: Shadow Struggle1996PlayStationBanpresto Co., Ltd....
Super Robot Spirits1998Nintendo 64Banpresto Co., Ltd....
Mobile Suit Gundam1993ArcadeBanpresto Co., Ltd.2.67
Mobile Suit Gundam: EX Revue1994ArcadeBanpresto Co., Ltd.3.00
Dragon Ball Z1993ArcadeBanpresto Co., Ltd.4.00
Blackhole Assault1992SEGA CD, TurboGrafx CDBignet U.S.A., Inc.2.90
Time Slaughter1996DOSBloodlust Software2.24
Battle Beast1995Macintosh, Windows, Windows 3.x7th Level, Inc.2.56
Horangi-eui Bunno 2: Pi, Don, Geurigo Nunmul1994DOSByulbram Creature...
Asuka 120% Special: BURNING Fest.1996PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PSP, PS VitaCAP...
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Selected Covers

Critical Blow PlayStation Front Cover
Front cover for Critical Blow
SoulCalibur V PlayStation 3 Front Cover
Front cover for SoulCalibur V
SoulCalibur IV PlayStation 3 Front Cover
Front cover for SoulCalibur IV

Selected Screenshots

Opening intro -- space exploration crew
Screenshot from Blackhole Assault
Title screen
Screenshot from Battle Beast