DescriptionThis genre includes action games that focus on close-combat fighting, unarmed or using melee weapons; the emphasis is on executing precise moves (punches, kicks, etc.) when facing opponents who usually use similar tactics against the playable character. Characteristic for these games is reliance on martial art techniques. Fighting games are traditionally divided into two broad categories: Versus fighters and Beat 'em 'ups / Brawlers.
The game is based on the animé series Sailor Moon. The heroine of the series is Tsukino Usagi, a 14-year-old...
SEGA Saturn (1996)
Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon SuperS: Various Emotion is 2D (with pseudo-3D graphic) fighting game, based on Sailor Moon (Super S)...
The game is based on the manga/animé series Sailor Moon. It tells the story of Pretty Sailor Fighters, teenage girls...
SEGA Master System (1986)
In this game, you play Riki. Kyoko, your beautiful Japanese girlfriend, has been kidnapped, and in order to rescue her,...
Game Boy Advance (2002)
Black Belt Challenge is a 2D fighting game for the Nintendo Game Boy Advance. There are 11 different characters available...
The Black Heart is a freeware 2D fighting game, based on the MUGEN engine. The story and characters are inspired...
Commodore 64 (1991)
Black Panther is a one on one fighting game similar to Way of the Exploding Fist or International Karate. Press...
Up to 4 players battle through various environments, fighting off endless waves of enemies and using magic and melee attacks...
Buffy, move out of the way. Activision brings the original vampire hunter with an attitude to the PlayStation. Based on...
Blade is a 3D duel swordfighting game. The player can choose three characters: Kurogane, Kyouji and Sirou (and one boss...
Game Boy Color (2000)
Blade for Game Boy Color is a 2D side-scrolling action game inspired by the 1998 film of the same name....
Blade Master is a 2D side-scrolling beat 'em-up game that puts players in the shoes of either the twin swordsman...
Blades of Vengeance is a platform game incorporating light RPG elements and character styling, reminiscent of Gods by The Bitmap...
In BC 1044, Emperor Jo sets fire to himself when invaders destroy his country. Emperor Jo's grand wizard Wen creates...
BlazBlue: Continuum Shift continues shortly after the happenings of BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger. It also continues the tradition that the actual...
BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Extend is an updated version of PS3/Xbox 360 game BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Extend. It adds the BlazBlue...
Top games by as rated by the press:
- 96 SoulCalibur
- 95 Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
- 94 Tekken 3
- 94 Street Fighter II Turbo
- 94 Ninja Gaiden Black
- 93 Super Smash Bros. Brawl
- 93 Samurai Shodown II
- 92 Super Street Fighter IV
- 92 Super Street Fighter IV
- 92 Street Fighter IV
Games must have at least a Critic Score of 80 to be considered.
Top games by as rated by our users:
- 4.80 Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (Collector's Limited Edition) (2009)
- 4.50 Street Fighter X Tekken (2012)
- 4.19 Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master (2010)
- 4.68 Super Fire Pro Wrestling X Premium (1996)
- 3.88 Street Fighter II: Champion Edition (1993)
- 3.84 Final Fight (2007)
- 4.30 X-Men: Children of the Atom (1995)
- 4.60 World Heroes: Anthology (2007)
- 4.04 Super Street Fighter II Turbo (1994)
- 4.08 Fatal Fury Special (1993)
Games must have at least 5 votes and a User Score of 4.0 to be considered.
Fighting is part of Gameplay. This group of genres contain:
- Anime / Manga
- Beat 'em up / Brawler
- Board / Party Game
- Cards / Tiles
- Game Show
- Hidden object
- Interactive Fiction
- Interactive Fiction with Graphics
- Interactive Movie
- Martial Arts
- Mental training
- Paddle / Pong
- Rhythm / Music
- Survival Horror
- Video Backdrop
- Visual Novel