List of fighting games

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Versus fighters are categorized by close combat between two fighters or groups of fighters of comparable strength, often broken into rounds. If multiple players are involved, players generally fight against each other.

Note: Games are in listed in a "Common English Title/Alternate Title 'series' - Developer" format, where applicable.

General[edit]

2D[edit]

Fighting games that use 2D sprites. Games tend to emphasize height based (high, medium, low) attacks and jumping.

2.5D[edit]

2.5D versus fighting games are displayed in full 3D graphics, but the gameplay is based on 2D style games, or via traditional style

3D[edit]

Utilize three dimensional movement. These often emphasize sidestepping.

Weapon-based[edit]

Adding melee weapons to a versus fighting game often makes attack range more of a factor.

2D[edit]

2.5D[edit]

3D[edit]

Tag team-based[edit]

Fighting games that feature 'tag-teaming' as the core gameplay element. Other fighters feature tag-teaming as a separate mode.

2D[edit]

2.5D[edit]

3D[edit]

4-way simultaneous fighting[edit]

Fighters in which four fighters face off at once simultaneously. However, some fighting games feature 4-way fighting as game modes.

2D[edit]

2.5D[edit]

3D[edit]

Anime/Cell-Shaded Fighting games[edit]

These fighting games that feature Cell-Shading mostly falls into the anime category. Even though anime falls into this category of cell shaded fighting games, there are some anime games that are 2D and use sprites(Examples are Dragonball Z for the Super Famicom). With this said, most anime games are played mostly the same. Normally having one button for each action (Ex. 1 button for attacking, using projectiles, using specials, jumping, blocking, etc.). This is most likely due to the games being more player friendly for the kids who like the shows. Even though Super Smash Bros. series has the same game play scheme, it is exempt from this Cell- Shaded feature.

2D[edit]

2.5D[edit]

3D[edit]