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Fighting games (aka versus fighting games) sorted by release date

Fighting games involve hand-to-hand combat against a single opponent for the whole duration of a match. A distinctive trait of fighting games are the special attacks, i.e. combinations of graphically striking moves which enhance the intensity of the fight. Some of the soundest fighting games of all times are Street Fighter II and Mortal Kombat.

Most popular fighting applications

Street Fighter 2
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Fighting applications

  • yie-ar-kung-fu-04
    DOS19853.9/5 Konami
  • yie-ar-kung-fu-2-03
  • world-karate-championship-03
    DOS19863.8/5 System 3
  • aaargh-1
    DOS19883.3/5 Binary Design
  • death-sword-02
    DOS19884.2/5 Palace Software

    Death Sword (also known as Barbarian in Europe), is a fighting game developed by Palace Software, set in a fantasy world full of huge sword-wielding barbarians. Compared to modern brawlers, Death Sword gameplay may seem slow, but at the time it was considered adequate. Instead of rushing into multiple chain combos, the slow pace allow the players t...

  • street-fighter-1
    DOS19883.7/5 Capcom
  • budokan-04
    DOS19894.2/5 Electronic Arts
  • amazing-spiderman-captain-america-02
  • tongue-of-the-fatman-06
    DOS19893.2/5 Brian A. Rice
  • noexit-02
    DOS19903.4/5 Coktel Vision
  • pit-fighter-03
    DOS19913.7/5 Atari

    Pit Fighter is an arcade-style fighting game that was originally released in arcades in 1990 by Atari Games. It was later ported to various home gaming platforms, including DOS, the Sega Genesis, Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES), and others. It was one of the first arcade games to feature digitized live-action charactersThe game is a...

  • street-fighter-2-6
    DOS19924.3/5 Capcom

    Street Fighter 2 is one of the most popular fighting game ever released in the 90s. Street Fighter 2 was designed by Akira Nishitani and Akira Yasuda, developed and published by Capcom in 1991 for the arcades and then converted for many platforms from Spectrum ZX to DOS (in 1992).

  • body-blows-01
    DOS19934.2/5 Team 17
  • endless-horror-02
  • metallace-1
    DOS1993NSFW3.8/5 MegaTech Software
  • mortalkombat1-3
    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.

  • sango-fighter-1-03
    Windows XP/98/95DOSLinux1993freeware3.6/5 Panda Entertainment Technology Co.
  • dangerous-streets-04
  • mortalkombat2-4
    DOS1994protected4/5 Midway Manufacturing Company
  • onemustfall2097-2
    DOS1994freeware4.1/5 Diversions Entertainment
  • riserobots-3
    DOS19943.2/5 Mirage Technologies
  • ultimate-body-blows-08
    DOS1994protected3.9/5 Team 17
  • brutalpaws-1
    DOS19953.9/5 GameTek
  • mortalkombat3-01
    DOS1995protected4/5 Midway Manufacturing Company

    Mortal Kombat 3 is a fighting action game developed by Midway Manufacturing Company and released by GT Interactive Software in 1995 for DOS and Windows as well as for many other platforms. Mortal Kombat 3 is the third chapter of the acclaimed Mortal Kombat series that spawned many sequels, a few TV series and even movies (with various degree of suc...

  • primal-rage-03
    DOS19954/5 Atari
  • sango-fighter-2-04
    DOS1995freeware3.4/5 Panda Entertainment Technology Co.
  • savage-warriors-04
    DOS19953.8/5 Kalisto Entertainment
  • toshinden-07
    DOS19964.3/5 Tamsoft Corporation
  • pray-for-death-06
    DOS1996protected4.2/5 Light Shock Software
  • super-street-fighter-2-05
    DOS19964.3/5 Capcom