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The best fighting games

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 games

Street Fighter 2
Mortal Kombat

Street Fighter 2

DOS19924.3/5 Capcom
Street Fighter II is a classic arcade fighting game developed and published by Capcom. It was first released in 1991 as a sequel to the original Street Fighter. Street Fighter II is widely regarded as one of the most influential and iconic video games of all time, credited with popularizing the fighting game genre and shaping the arcade scene of th...

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.

Super Street Fighter 2

DOS19964.3/5 Capcom
Super Street Fighter II is an enhanced version of the iconic arcade fighting game Street Fighter II, developed and published by Capcom. It was released in 1993 as an upgrade to Street Fighter II Turbo: Hyper Fighting and introduced several new features, characters, and gameplay mechanics to the series.Super Street Fighter II expanded the roster wit...

Pray for Death

DOS1996protected4.2/5 Light Shock Software

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...

Body Blows

DOS19934.1/5 Team 17

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 ...

One Must Fall 2097

DOS1994freeware4.1/5 Diversions Entertainment

Time Slaughter

DOS1996freeware4.1/5 Bloodlust Software

Mortal Kombat 2

DOS1994protected4/5 Midway Manufacturing Company

Budokan: the Martial Spirit

DOS19894/5 Electronic Arts

Primal Rage

DOS19954/5 Atari

Savage Warriors

DOS19954/5 Kalisto Entertainment

The Way of the Exploding Fist PC


Ultimate Body Blows

DOS1994protected4/5 Team 17

Mortal Kombat 3

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...

Brutal: Paws of Fury

DOS19954/5 GameTek

Death Sword

DOS19883.9/5 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...

Xenophage: Alien BloodSport

DOS1996freeware3.9/5 Argo Games

Ultra Mortal Kombat Vendetta

Windows XP/98/952001freeware3.9/5

World Karate Championship

DOS19863.8/5 System 3

Yie Ar Kung Fu

DOS19853.8/5 Konami

Pit Fighter

DOS19913.8/5 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

DOS19883.7/5 Capcom

Metal & Lace

DOS1993NSFW3.7/5 MegaTech Software
Metal & Lace: The Battle of the Robo Babes is a video game developed by Megatech Software and published by Forest Interactive in 1993. It's an adult-themed fighting game for MS-DOS.In the game, players control customizable female robots known as "Robo Babes" in one-on-one combat. The emphasis on customization allows players to modify their robo...

Sango Fighter

Windows XP/98/95DOSLinux1993freeware3.5/5 Panda Entertainment Technology Co.

No Exit

DOS19903.4/5 Coktel Vision

Sango Fighter 2

DOS1995freeware3.4/5 Panda Entertainment Technology Co.