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.
Hello Mr. President is a Korean-made humorous versus fighting game in which all the playable characters are contemporary presidents or...
Her Knights: All for the Princess is a spin-off of Geunyeo-ui Gisadan - Her Knights. Princess Lemian is forced to...
As a former apprentice to a superhero, you are ready to strike out on your own. You have been provisionally...
Following a great war that destroys most of the earth, Tuff E Nuff sees four of the earth's toughest people...
PlayStation 2 (2001)
The Shadowforce Team is an elite and secretive team deployed for situations of national security. The commisioner of Alpha City,...
Xbox 360 (2009)
Angels want control of all Heaven, Hell and everything in between. Devils want the same thing. How to settle this?...
Hillbilly Whack! is about a hillbilly named Samuel Jones who has lost his sweetheart Winnie May to an evil hillbilly...
Fragment: Eclipse is the third major update in the "Hinokakera" series of doujin 2.5D fighting games, developed by Akaishi Ryuka...
This is a mythologically-themed gladiator game with simple controls, allowing players to move left and right, jump, and attack. Players...
Hiryu no Ken III is the third game in the martial arts action RPG series. Ryuuhi, Hayato, Wyler, Shouryuu, and...
A beat-em-up for the SNES, this game features two styles of fighting genre: one-on-one fighting (like Street Fighter) and side...
Hissatsu Dōjō Yaburi is an RPG - beat-'em-up hybrid that casts you as a novice martial artist that sets out...
Hobo is a side-scrolling fighting game inspired by Dad 'n Me. When a homeless bum is woken brutally by a...
Xbox 360 (2010)
Hockey Fights is, as the title might suggest, a recreation of the most exciting part of a hockey match: the...
Hokuto no Ken is a side-scrolling beat-em-up based on the anime series of the same name. The player controls Kenshiro,...
The three RPGs (Hokuto no Ken 3-5) seemed to symbolize a genre change after the first two platformers, but the...
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