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PS2 Fighting Video Games

Video Games Encyclopedia by Gamepressure.com

A list of Released Fighting video games for PS2 sorted by popularity among gamers.

Fighting games. In these titles controlled character is usually fighting with one opponent on a special arena or a ring. The player can use a couple of basic moves or many combos and special attacks which require pressing specific sequences of buttons to be triggered. more

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Tekken 5 (PS2)
Tekken 5 (PS2)

Fighting 24 February 2005

Another installment in one of the most popular series of fighting games developed for years by Bandai Namco Entertainment. In the fifth edition of King of Iron Fist Tournament a set of well-known fighters makes its appearance alongside three new ones (Asuka, Raven and Feng). Each character has their own motivation and goals, which constitutes the background for spectacular duels. Tekken 5 employs the well-known mechanics of its predecessors. As usual, the features four types of strikes (weak/strong punch, weak/strong kick) intuitively assigned to gamepad buttons. Combat takes place on three-dimensional arenas, where several interactive elements can be found, such as walls, columns or statues - these objects can be used in combat. Apart from the main tournament, Tekken 5 offers various game modes, such as versus, training or the adventure mode requiring the player to fight his way through waves of incoming enemies.

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Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 3 (PS2)
Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 3 (PS2)

Fighting 09 November 2007

Another installment in a series of fighting games developed by Spike. The franchise was based on classic manga series by Akira Toriyama and takes the player to the titular Dragon Ball universe dominated by masters of different various martial arts. The game offers over 150 fighters representing different races, such as the Saiyan (Goku, Vegeta), inhabitants of the planet Namek (Piccolo), humans (Tenshinhan, Krillin) or androids (#17, #18). Each of the characters has a unique set of attacks and special abilities. Moreover, many of them are capable of transforming and accessing new, more powerful attacks by doing so. Fighting takes place in 20 in-game locations and particular arenas can be visited both in daylight and when it is dark. What complements Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 3, are high-quality visuals that remain faithful to the art style Toriyama has been popular for.

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Tekken 4 (PS2)
Tekken 4 (PS2)

Fighting 18 September 2002

The fourth Iron Fist Tournament organized by Heihachi once again attracted a group of the best warriors from all over the world. The winner of the prize will receive authority over the Mishima organization.

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Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja 5 (PS2)
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja 5 (PS2)

Fighting 27 November 2009

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The King of Fighters XI (PS2)
The King of Fighters XI (PS2)

Fighting 06 July 2007

After several scenes of the cycle in a new three-dimensional setting (e.g. King of Fighters: Maximum Impact), the popular SNK series of fighters returns to its roots - The King of Fighters XI this time was maintained in the traditional 2D convention.

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Def Jam: Fight for NY (PS2)
Def Jam: Fight for NY (PS2)

Fighting 01 October 2004

D-Mod escaped from prison. But what he saw did not impress him. The power of the underground world in New York was taken over by Crow. Such things can no longer be done Tolerate. Wrestling stars and hip-hop musicians will once again give a head start....

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Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3 (PS2)
Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3 (PS2)

Fighting 16 November 2004

Another installment of fighting game series created by Dimps Corporation, based on the license of a cult-classic manga created by Akira Toriyama. The players can assume the role of the most popular characters from the series, re-living the greatest events that took place in Dragon Ball Z and Dragon Ball GT series. While taking part in spectacular duels, we make use of not only advanced melee skills, but also of a wide range of special attacks, drawing from Ki power. Additionally, developers introduced four new attacks (Teleportation Counter, Teleportation Tornado Combo, Dragon Rush Attack, and Bukujutsu Flight Mode), while the player has freedom to decide where he wants to go next, accessing side adventures that yield extra experience. Aside from the story mode, called Dragon Universe, the game contains gameplay variants that are based on duels with competitors controlled either by the AI, or by other players. The game sports visuals that are based on original manga’s style, while the voice actors known from the series assume the role of the individual characters.

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Soulcalibur III (PS2)
Soulcalibur III (PS2)

Fighting 25 October 2005

The fourth part of the battle cycle started on PSX does not disappoint players - unprecedented game modes, new characters and even more beautiful graphics than before. Every fan of fighting with white weapons should feel satisfied.

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Naruto: Ultimate Ninja (PS2)
Naruto: Ultimate Ninja (PS2)

Fighting 26 June 2006

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Naruto: Ultimate Ninja 3 (PS2)
Naruto: Ultimate Ninja 3 (PS2)

Fighting 25 March 2008

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Fight Club (PS2)
Fight Club (PS2)

Fighting 16 November 2004

A game based on a well-known film: Underground Circle. The player has to fight in duels fought to death and life. A vast array of blows, kicks, destructive techniques, in an interactive environment.

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Dragon Ball Z: Infinite World (PS2)
Dragon Ball Z: Infinite World (PS2)

Fighting 04 November 2008

Another fighting game created by Dimps studio, based on the cult-classic manga created by Akira Toriyama. The mainstay of the game are the “Dragon Missions”, where we have the opportunity to take part in the events that weren’t used in the Dragon Ball Z games up to now – for example, Goku’s adventures during his stay in the afterlife. A number of different heroes were left at our disposal – aside from the aforementioned Goku, the game roster contains Vegeta, Trunks, or Piccolo. In all, we can take control of one of forty characters, each having different attacks and special abilities. The trademark attack – Kamehameha – is also on the list. The whole game is complemented by high quality visuals, faithful to the manga’s visual style.

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Capcom Fighting Evolution (PS2)
Capcom Fighting Evolution (PS2)

Fighting 16 November 2004

Two-dimensional fight created by Capcom. The distinguishing feature of this heading from dozens of other similar games is the fact that it contains a large number of characters from several other brawls of the above mentioned producer.

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Mortal Kombat: Armageddon (PS2)
Mortal Kombat: Armageddon (PS2)

Fighting 09 October 2006

Mortal Kombat: Armageddon is another virtual fight that belongs to the best-selling cycle developed since the first half of the 1990s. According to the fashion, initiated with the premiere of the fourth part of the "Deadly Fight" in 1997, the brutal fights take place in an entirely three-dimensional environment.

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Naruto: Ultimate Ninja 2 (PS2)
Naruto: Ultimate Ninja 2 (PS2)

Fighting 12 June 2007

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Virtua Fighter 4: Evolution (PS2)
Virtua Fighter 4: Evolution (PS2)

Fighting 20 June 2003

Virtua Fighter 4: Evolution is a refreshed version of the series' console fight, which has been competing with the Tekken cycle for years. The production of this title is the responsibility of the famous AM2 studio, belonging to the Sega concern.

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Dead or Alive 2: Hardcore (PS2)
Dead or Alive 2: Hardcore (PS2)

Fighting 25 October 2000

Dead or Alive 2: Hardcore is the next installment of an extremely popular series of fighting games. We take part in spectacular battles, during which we also have the opportunity to admire the feminine charms thanks to Team Ninja company - creators of the cult hit Ninja Gaiden.

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Street Fighter Anniversary Collection (PS2)
Street Fighter Anniversary Collection (PS2)

Fighting 31 August 2004

Street Fighter Anniversary Collection is a special set prepared on the occasion of the fifteenth birthday of one of the most popular series of virtual battles, located under the wings of the Far East corporation Capcom. The package consists of two basic elements (i.e. games), complemented by an interesting addition (a full-length animated film from 1994 entitled Street Fighter II: The Animated Movie).

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Dragon Ball Z: Budokai (PS2)
Dragon Ball Z: Budokai (PS2)

Fighting 14 November 2003

A spectacular fighting game developed by Bandai, based on the license of the cult manga by Akira Toriyama. The players assume the role of characters known from the series — among the 23 available ones we can find Goku, Vegeta, Piccolo, and Trunks. Every one of them has a different set of attacks, special combat abilities and energy attacks, including the iconic Kamehameha. For the money we earn while playing, not only can we unlock additional fighters but also enhance their offensive capabilities with new, powerful elements. Story Mode remains at the core of the game. In it, we can take part in the most important duels from the animated TV series — starting from the fight against Freezer to the final battle against Cell. Fights take place in nine varied environments inspired by battlefields featured in the original, including the temple of Kami or the Chamber of Time. Dragon Ball Z: Budokai also offers a tournament mode, duel mode, and a special training mode that lets us hone our skills. The game features colorful three-dimensional graphics inspired by the works of the Japanese mangaka and high-quality dubbing — characters are voiced by the actors from the American version of the animated TV series.

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Tekken Tag Tournament (PS2)
Tekken Tag Tournament (PS2)

Fighting 25 October 2000

The Tekken Tag Tournament is an improved version of the third part of the Tekken fighting series. Developers from Namco took care of a more effective visual setting of their work and introduced a number of changes in the mechanics of the game. The novelties include pair fights, additional heroes in which you can take on the role and new costumes for warriors.

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Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 2 (PS2)
Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 2 (PS2)

Fighting 14 November 2003

A continuation of the popular fighting game, taking place in the universe created by Akira Toriyama. Once again, Dimps Corporation is the developer responsible for the title. The players once again participate in spectacular duels, assuming the roles of characters known from the animated original. The newest addition to the series is a rebuilt single player mode, called “Dragon World”, where the protagonists travel around the map in search for the titular Dragon Balls. Along the way, they encounter various enemies that are battled on different arenas. Additionally, Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 2 contains Duel and World Tournament modes – the former allows the player to choose his opponent and leaves him the choice of the arena, while the latter introduces a series of encounters that are played as a tournament. It should be mentioned that we can either go solo, competing with the AI, or invite another player. The cel-shaded visuals are undoubtedly a mainstay of the game, paying tribute to the works of the legendary mangaka. The game introduces the ability to import your character from the previous installment.

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Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2 (PS2)
Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2 (PS2)

Fighting 03 November 2006

A hybrid of various genres, containing elements characteristic of cRPGs and fighting games. It’s a continuation of the popular video game Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi, developed by Bandai. The players are once again taken to a iconic universe created by Akira Toriyama, reliving the events shown in Dragon Ball Z and Dragon Ball GT series. The gameplay focuses on spectacular duels, taking place on fifteen different arenas – to emphasize the power of our heroes, we can now use or destroy many elements of the environment. We are left with over a 100 playable characters, including Goku, Gohan, Vegeta, and many more. Each of the fighters has a unique fighting style and dozens of moves, with another plane of possible attacks unlocked with the transformation system. Aside from dedicated single-player modes, the developers introduced a number of multiplayer variants. Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2 is characterized by high quality visuals, faithful to the style presented in the original manga.

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Power Rangers Dino Thunder (PS2)
Power Rangers Dino Thunder (PS2)

Fighting 14 September 2004

Relatively simple dexterity game, designed for younger console users. The game is, of course, based on the famous TV series, giving you the opportunity to play one of the title characters.

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Samurai Shodown Anthology (PS2)
Samurai Shodown Anthology (PS2)

Fighting 24 March 2009

A collection of seven classic two-dimensional beats from SNK. The story takes place in 18th century Japan and the player takes control of the title samurai.

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The King of Fighters 2002: Unlimited Match (PS2)
The King of Fighters 2002: Unlimited Match (PS2)

Fighting 26 February 2009

The King of Fighters 2002: Unlimited Match is another two-dimensional fighting game developed by masters of the genre – SNK. The title summarizes the entries in the series released in years 1999-2002. In the new entry the players once again participate in the greatest video game tournament.

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Pride FC (PS2)
Pride FC (PS2)

Fighting 11 March 2003

Pride is one of the oldest and definitely the most prestigious organization of so-called mixed martial arts (MMA). It was established in 1997 and exhibits the best competitors in this discipline in the world, and the competition gathers several dozen thousand spectators.

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