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The most popular PvP (player VS player) games

Of all the multiplayer modes available for a game, PvP (Player VS Player) is one of the most appreciated. The thrill of competing in some way against a human opponent is something that changes the way you're playing and is often completely different than fighting a computer opponent. In fact, the first games in history lacked a computer opponent (it needed more resources, more code, etc.), there was PvP before everything else.
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Total Annihilation

Windows XP/98/951997protected4.1/5 Cavedog Entertainment
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Warcraft 2: Tides of Darkness

DOS1995protected4.2/5 Blizzard Entertainment
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Laser Squad

DOS19923.9/5 Target Games Limited
Laser Squad is an abandoned turn-based strategy/tactical game designed by Julian Gollop (the mind behind the X-COM series). Laser Squad was developed by Target Games Limited and released by MicroLeague Multimedia in 1992 for DOS and other 8-bit systems. Laser Squad is considered as a precursor of X-COM: Ufo Defense.
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Super Street Fighter 2

DOS19964.3/5 Capcom
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4-D Sports boxing

DOS19914/5 Distinctive Software
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Populous

DOS19893.9/5 Bullfrog
Populous is an abandoned strategy game designed by the video game celebrity Peter Molyneux, developed by Bullfrog. Populous was released by Electronic Arts in 1989 for DOS and for a long list of other 16-bit and 8-bit systems, both console and PCs. Populos is a really unique game: it gave the name to the the whole god-game genre since, well, in the...
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Panzer General

DOS1994protected4.2/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
Panger General is a turn based strategy wargame developed by SSI set in World War 2. The player can choose Axis or Allies and fight against the AI or another human player in more than 30 scenarios on a classic hex based map.
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Panzer General 2

Windows XP/98/951997protected4.1/5 SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.
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Ultimate Doom

DOS1995protected4.1/5 id software
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Battle Arena Toshinden

DOS19964.2/5 Tamsoft Corporation
Battle Arena Toshinden was the first game in the Toshinden series and was originally released for the Sony PlayStation in 1995 and later for DOS. Battle Arena Toshinden introduced 3D graphics to the fighting game genre, allowing characters to move in a three-dimensional space.The game featured a diverse roster of eight playable characters, eac...
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StarCraft

Windows XP/98/95Mac1998protecteddemo4.1/5 Blizzard Entertainment
StarCraft is a classic RTS (Real-Time Strategy) game developed by Blizzard Entertainment and released in 1998 for Windows and Macintosh. StarCraft takes the Warcraft experience to a sci-fi setting with an interesting story, three very different races (the militaristic Humans, the alien Zerg and the religious Protoss) and one of the best gameplay ex...
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Star Control 2

DOS1992protected4.2/5 Toys for Bob
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Budokan: the Martial Spirit

DOS19894.1/5 Electronic Arts
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Powerslave

DOS19964.1/5 Playmates Interactive Entertainment
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Mortal Kombat

DOS1993protected4.3/5 Midway Manufacturing Company
Mortal Kombat is one of the most popular 1 on 1 fighting games. No wonder it spawned many sequels. You can play as one of the seven digitized characters and must fight everyone else to the top. One of the distinctive features of Mortal Kombat is the fatality: a special move to finish off the adversary.
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Dark Reign: The Future of War

Windows XP/98/951997protected4.1/5 Auran Games
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FIFA 97

DOS19964/5 Electronic Arts
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Duke Nukem 3D: Reloaded

Windows2011canceled4.1/5
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Total Annihilation Kingdoms

Windows XP/98/951999protected4.1/5 Cavedog Entertainment
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Scorched Earth

DOS1991protected4/5
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Command & Conquer: Sole Survivor

Windows XP/98/9519973.8/5 Westwood Studios
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TV Sports: Boxing

DOS1991freeware3.6/5 ACME Interactive
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Black & White

Windows XP/98/9520013.4/5 LionHead Studios
Black & White is a strategy god simulation video game developed by Lionhead Studios and published by Electronic Arts in 2001 for Microsoft Windows and later for other platforms. In Black & White players take on the role of a deity who must guide and nurture a civilization of worshippers on a series of islands. The central objective of the g...
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Z

DOS1996protected4.1/5 Bitmap Brothers
Z is a real-time strategy game developed by The Bitmap Brothers and originally released in 1996 for MS-DOS. It's known for its fast-paced gameplay, humorous style, and distinctive art design.In Z, players control a robot army across various battlefields, aiming to conquer territories and defeat enemy forces. The game features a tongue-in-cheek narr...
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Populous 2: Trials of the Olympian Gods

DOSMac1993protected4.2/5 Bullfrog
Populous 2: Trials of the Olympian Gods is an old sandbox strategy god-game. As the title suggests, the setting is more of less ancient Greek mythology and you're a god (hence the god-game label). Populous 2 is the sequel of the much acclaimed Populous, designed by Peter Molineaux. Populous 2 was developed by Bullfrog and published by Electronic Ar...
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Ivan 'Iron Man' Stewart's Super Off Road

DOS19904.2/5 Leland
Ivan 'Iron Man' Stewart's Super Off Road is an abandoned diagonal-down off-road racing game developed by Leland and released by Virgin Interactive in 1990 for DOS, but also published for Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, C64, ZX Spectrum and a lot of 8-bit and 16-bit consoles. Super Off Road is a classic fixed-screen track-racing similar to S...
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4Play

Windows 3.x1995NSFW3.9/5
4Play is a multi-player board-like strategy party-game for adults released for Windows 3.1 in 1995. 4Play is a board-game very similar to Monopoly in which players have to perform certain (adult) actions in response to events happening on the board.
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Powermonger

DOS19923.9/5 Bullfrog
Powermonger is a real time strategy game where the player must defeat the opponents by conquering towns and tipping the balance of power in his/her favor. This is done by giving orders to soldiers and captains and by accumulating enough resources (food and equipment) to survive and ultimately win.
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Fidelity Chessmaster 2100

DOS19893.8/5 The Software Toolworks
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X-Men: Children of the Atom

DOS1997demo4.1/5 Capcom
X-Men: Children of the Atom is a fighting video game developed by Capcom and released in arcades in 1994. The game features characters from Marvel Comics' X-Men series, including popular mutants like Wolverine, Cyclops, Storm, and Magneto, among others.The gameplay follows traditional fighting game mechanics, with players selecting a character and ...