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.
Dynasty Warriors is a 3D fighting action game steeped in traditional Chinese history and mythology, its characters being warriors from...
PlayStation 2 (2004)
Dynasty Warriors 4: Empires is a strategy-oriented variant of Dynasty Warriors 4, mixing it with gameplay similar to Romance of...
Nintendo DS (2007)
In the Three Kingdoms era of ancient China, three new commanders step forward to unify of the land under their...
In the 22nd century, a powerful magnetic wave obliterated half of Eurasia. Anarchy ensued, the traditional system of government was...
This Japan only re-release of Ehrgeiz was part of the Square Millennium Collection, a collection of Square games packaged in...
Electronic Popple is an action/puzzle game. Play as MIN or MAX, two chips who must journey through six levels of...
The King of Muhmulandia is giving up the post, and will give the honour of leading the great Elf Kingdom...
Elf Tales is a straightforward platform game where the players controls an elf. In five levels against a time limit,...
PlayStation 2 (2002)
Josh Calloway is an employee of Wisdom Incorporated, well known for its work in gene therapy, genome-based drugs, cloning technology...
Eojjeonji Joheun Il-i Saenggil Geot Gateun Jeonyeok (which roughly translates to "A Night Where Good Things Are Bound to Happen")...
In this consciously retro combat tournament, the player controls one of several champions of myth and fable, brought together by...
Escape from Rehab is a strangely broken flash-based browser game to promote the film Disaster Movie. An entire city is...
SEGA CD (1995)
Eternal Champions: Challenge from the Dark Side is an enhanced port of the Genesis version of Eternal Champions. It contains...
Eternal Fighter Zero: Bad Moon Edition is the second update of the original doujin fighting game Eternal Fighter Zero that...
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:
- Beat 'em up / Brawler
- Board / Party Game
- Cards / Tiles
- City Building / Construction Simulation
- Dating Simulation
- Game Show
- Hidden object
- Interactive Fiction
- Interactive Fiction with Graphics
- Interactive Movie
- Life / Social Simulation
- Martial Arts
- Mental training
- Paddle / Pong
- Rhythm / Music
- Survival Horror
- Tricks / Stunts
- Video Backdrop
- Visual Novel