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 Bogus Guru is a collection of four mini-games designed by the Foltz brothers. The games are laid out across...
BomberFUN is an action game which basically resembles the gameplay of the Bomberman genre.Using bombs which you can kick, throw,...
Bonetown is a sandbox game where sex with hot women is the main goal and drugs and violence the way...
Some time ago - it could have been 1983 or 15 billion years - alien cats invaded Earth, nabbed all...
PlayStation 2 (2000)
You play one of three bouncers of the bar Fate; Sion, Kou. Dominique, a young girl, bar mascot and friend...
SEGA CD (1993)
Loosely based on the 1992 film of the same name, players take the role of Jonathan Harker whose mission is...
B.Rap Boys is a 2D side-scrolling beat 'em-up game that puts players in the shoes of either a roller skater,...
Brawl Busters is a class-based, free-to-play online action combat game. It features various cooperative and competitive modes for players to...
Brawlin' Sailor is a short beat 'em up game which tells a humorous story about dreams and reality. The player...
A vast underground complex was discovered in Japan. Unexpectedly, an entire race of creatures, known as the T'lan, was found...
An RPG game in the dungeon crawl style of Diablo. The basic story involves you saving Heaven (not Earth) by...
DOS (1987), PC Booter (1984), Commodore 64 (1984), Apple II (1984), Atari 8-bit (1984), ZX Spectrum (1984), MSX (1985), Amstrad CPC (1986), iPhone (2011), BBC Micro (1985), PC-88 (1984), iPad (2011), Sharp X1 (1985) and FM-7 (1984)
The late martial arts hero features in this platform game, with the aim of reaching a wizard in an underground...
Commodore 64 (2015)
An unofficial port of an unofficial sequel: Bruce Lee II was first released for Windows and Linux in 2013, as...
You play the part of Bruce Lee, the only man who can fight back against Master Po and his army...
Bruce Lee: Quest of the Dragon features an epic storyline in which Bruce battles multiple enemies to rescue his kidnapped...
Game Boy Advance (2003)
Bruce Lee plays the role of Hai Feng, a martial arts student out for revenge after the death of his...
Brudal Baddle is a one-on-one fighting game. The story behind this title is that in 2023 at a laboratory in...
SEGA 32X (1995)
As with the original Brutal: Paws of Fury, the game involves a martial arts tournament set up by the Dalai...
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