Mortal Kombat X (PS3)
A sequel to the 2011 game created by NetherRealm, which restored the leading position in gaming to Mortal Kombat, a long-standing, cult fighting game franchise launched in 1993 by the Midway / Acclaim duet. Once again, we get a wide array of playable fighters – both known from the previous games in the series, as well as brand new ones. Moreover, each one comes in several varieties, differing in tactics and combat style. Duels are fought on 2.5D arenas filled with interactive elements that you can use in combat. There is of course no shortage of spectacular finishers, so-called fatalities. The game’s core features an expansive story mode set 25 years after the events presented in the previous game. The authors implemented numerous both local and online multiplayer modes, enabling the players to compete with one another in a global struggle for primacy.
Mortal Kombat (PS3)
Fighting 19 April 2011
A brutal fighting game and a reboot of the Mortal Kombat video game series - one of the most popular fighting-oriented franchises, launched back in 1992. The game was created by NetherRealm and the works were supervised by Ed Boon - the father of the series. This new installment is based on the best mechanics of its predecessors, both improving and modernizing the classic Mortal Kombat experience. Thus brutal fighting is the core of the game - fights are filled with spectacular special attacks and creative ways of finishing off the enemy. The players received a massive number of both well-known and completely new fighters. The new X-Ray system was introduced as well, allowing the player to launch special attack sequences. New game modes were also added, including challenges, Story Mode and Tag Team, which allows two teams of two players to fight against each other. Combining classic elements with the new can be also observed in the visuals that combine 2D and 3D elements.
Tekken 6 (PS3)
Fighting 27 October 2009
Another installment in a series of popular fighting games and the first one to be released on platforms other than PlayStation. The plot has its roots in the events of Tekken 5. Jin Kazama is the new antagonist here - the great-grandson of Jinpachi Mishima, who took control over Mishima Zaibatsu. G Corporation led by his father is the only thing standing in his way to obtain the absolute power. Soon, the sixth edition of King of Iron Fist Tournament is announced. Tekken 6 offers over forty playable fighters, including nearly all of the characters from Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection and eight new ones. Each fighter has their own style based on real world martial arts and requiring the player to employ different tactics. Among the innovations, the players will find the ability to block aerial attacks and the Rage System, allowing the players to prevent their fighter from losing. Battles take place on three-dimensional arenas with destructible elements.
Soulcalibur IV (PS3)
Fighting 29 July 2008
Soul Calibur IV is another fight from the popular series, treating the fight of masters of using various types of white weapons. Depending on the release of the game for the platform, players were given the opportunity to play with an additional character from the universe of Star Wars.
Mortal Kombat vs DC Universe (PS3)
Fighting 16 November 2008
Mortal Kombat vs DC Universe is a spin-off version of the legendary fighting series created by Ed Boon and John Tobias. The game was created thanks to the cooperation of Midway Games, Warner Bros. and DC Comics. Players can take part in spectacular battles between characters from the world of Mortal Kombat and comic superheroes. Game visualisation is based on Unreal Engine 3.
Street Fighter IV (PS3)
Fighting 12 February 2009
Street Fighter IV is the fourth installment of the extremely popular fighting series. The action of the game was set between the events presented in the second and third part of the cycle. Among the 25 warriors in which the player can play, there are both well-known (Ryu, Chun-Li, Ken and others) as well as completely new heroes. Developers from Capcom also decided to return to the roots of the series and although the character models and scenery are made in 3D technology, the action was shown in a characteristic two-dimensional projection.
Injustice: Gods Among Us (PS3)
Fighting 16 April 2013
A spectacular fight of the creators of Mortal Kombat. In the game we will play one of the superheroes or superhumans, appearing in films and comic books from the DC universe. During combat, all characters use their characteristic powers and skills.
Dragon Ball: Xenoverse (PS3)
Fighting 05 February 2015
Another installment in the best-selling fighting games series set in the universe of the popular manga by Akira Toriyama and anime TV series. The production was developed by the experienced Dimps studio, which already has in its portfolio several parts of the game, released for both home and handheld consoles. This installment of Dragon Ball focuses on presenting the most important and most spectacular duels in the history of the series, with the participation of Son Goku and the main villains: Vegeta, Nappa, Freezer, Cell, and Buu. In order to refresh the formula of the cycle, the creators introduced a new structure of the world, a futuristic city and new, mysterious characters. The graphics of the game employ the cel-shading technology, which gives it a distinctive comic style. Dragon Ball: Xenoverse marks the debut of the series on eighth-generation consoles, which obviously has influenced the visual experience.
Dead or Alive 5 (PS3)
Fighting 25 September 2012
The fifth installment in the series of arcade fighting games developed by Team Ninja. The game offers more than twenty playable characters among which one can find Ryu Hayabusa and Momiji known from the Ninja Gaiden series, female ninja warriors Kasumi and Ayane, wrestler Tina, crazy Zack, and a few newcomers. The fighters can be personalized, for the player unlocks outfits for them. As usual, the player participates in fast-paced duels requiring them to play aggressively and intercept enemy punches directed on different body parts in order to achieve victory. The game features the infamous breast physics simulation which is a characteristic trait of the series. Fighting takes place on multi-leveled, three-dimensional arenas containing destructible elements. Apart from the single-player mode complemented by a storyline and a boss fight at the end, Dead or Alive 5 offers over a dozen of different game modes, including multiplayer ones.
Tekken Tag Tournament 2 (PS3)
Fighting 11 September 2012
An arcade fighting game developed by Bandai Namco. It is the second installment in the subseries focusing on fights 2vs2. The plot is non-canonical here, serving the purpose of the background for spectacular fighting. The game features over fifty well-known fighters participating in the titular tournament. The player can change both their appearances and weapons to one's liking. Before the fight begins, the player selects two combatants to be used interchangeably. The second installment of the Tag Tournament subseries improves and expands the tag mechanics, allowing the player to perform special attacks, such as complex combos or throws executed by two fighters together. Interactive elements of the in-game arenas can be used in combat as well, by hitting the opponent's head against a wall for example. Tekken Tag Tournament 2 offers regular game modes, including Tutorial, Training, as well as Versus and Arcade. Apart from the solo experience, the game features multiplayer competition for up to four players.
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution (PS3)
Fighting 11 September 2014
Another entry in the arcade fighting game series based on popular manga by Masashi Kishimoto. It has been developed by CyberConnect 2 studio, which has been developing the franchise since its creation. The title expands on foundations of 2013’s third game in the series, focusing on dynamic battles, which – thanks to the heroes’ unique abilities – take place both on land and in the air. The developers prepared over 100 characters known from the Naruto Shippuden universe, including a completely new fighter created exclusively for the game by Masashi Kishimoto. New features include additional attacks and ways to combine them in more advanced techniques. As far as audiovisuals go, the title retains traditional colorful graphics stylized on original manga.
Pacific Rim (PS3)
Fighting 18 October 2013
Game based on the film Guillermo del Toro with the same title. Pacific Rim focuses on the battles between huge robots controlled by humans and gigantic monsters called Kaiju.
Def Jam: Icon (PS3)
Fighting 06 March 2007
Def Jam: Icon is the third incarnation of a popular series of beats on stationary electronic-entertainment platforms. As usual, Electronic Arts invited Def Jam Recordings, a label that brings together many popular hip hop performers. Thanks to this, the virtual reality is filled with the atmosphere of the American ghetto.
Soulcalibur V (PS3)
Fighting 31 January 2012
Soulcalibur V is the fifth installment of the popular series of brawls produced by Namco Bandai and at the same time the second addressed to the eighth generation consoles. The main character of the feature mode is Patroklos Alexandra, a young warrior who sets off in search of his older sister, Pyrrhy. The game features 26 heroes with different skills and weapons, which can be fought on 20 boards.
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven (PS3)
Fighting 17 December 2015
Another entry in the fighting game series based on popular manga series, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure, by Hirohiko Araki. It has been developed in cooperation with Cyberconnect2 studio (known from the Naruto game series) and the creator of manga himself, who wrote a completely new story for the game, set after the events of third series of Stardust Crusaders. After Jotaro Kujo is attacked by his dead friends and foes alike, it turns out that there are evil forces to be held responsible for that. To bring back the order, we have to set out on a dangerous journey, during which we will be traveling in time thanks to Robert Speedwagon’s stones. In terms of game mechanics JoJo’s Bizarre Adventures: Eyes of Heaven is similar to the aforementioned Naruto fighting games. We fight on vast arenas in teams of two, using the heroes’ special abilities. The game is presented in a distinctive visual style that imitates the manga original.
Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection (PS3)
Fighting 02 March 2007
Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection is a special edition of the last battle from under the banner of this famous series, released on PlayStation 2. "This edition was originally dedicated to coin-op machines, then slightly modified for PlayStation Portable, and finally made available to PlayStation 3 owners.
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 (PS3)
Fighting 05 March 2013
The third full-fledged installment in a series of popular fighting games developed by Cyberconnect 2 and focusing on the adventures of a bright-haired ninja warrior by the name of Naruto. Once again, the game was based on two main modes - classic 1 on 1 battles taking place on wide 3D arenas, and the story mode which allows the player to explore this popular universe freely and take part in the greatest battles depicted first in the original manga series (until the Nine-Tails invades the Hidden Leaf Village). As usual, the game includes most of the characters the fans of the series are familiar with. Each of the in-game fighters has their own unique fighting style and a set of spectacular special abilities. All of this is complemented by (what is typical for this franchise) cel-shaded graphics that successfully recreate the art style of Japanese animation. As a result, the visual impressions resemble watching another episode of one's favorite anime series.
Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z (PS3)
Fighting 23 January 2014
A dynamic 3D fighting game set in the Dragon Ball universe popularized by anime series and manga. Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z was created by ARTDINK - a Japanese developer popular for such titles as A-Train HX or Gundam Seed Battle Destiny. The players were offered a chance to assume the roles of their favorite heroes, such as Goku or Vegeta, as well as to participate in spectacular duels both in mid-air and on the ground. The game features several modes, such as a single player story campaign or an extensive multiplayer mode for up to 8 players. The game offers cel-shaded 3D graphics and because of that, resembles Dragon Ball comic books and cartoons to a large extent.
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 Full Burst (PS3)
Fighting 22 October 2013
The third installment of the series of fighting games Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm that is based on the popular manga created by Masashi Kishimoto. The game was developed by Japanese development studio CyberConnect2 in cooperation with Namco Bandai. During the game the player can assume the roles of their favorite characters from the Naruto universe (including Naruto Uzumaki, Sasuke Uchiha, Sakura Haruno, Kabuto Yakushi) and participate in spectacular fights against rivals controlled by artificial intelligence or other players. The visuals of Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 were developed using the cel-shading technology. Thanks to that the game looks similarly to its animated archetype. Full Burst edition contains additional missions, characters and story plots.
Fighting 29 May 2008
Battle Fanstasia is a two-dimensional fight in which the characters are presented in 3D. The game world will interest those who like a magical, slightly fantastic atmosphere.
PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale (PS3)
Fighting 20 November 2012
A unique fight in which the most recognizable heroes of games released by Sony will meet. Using special superattacks, they fight for dominance in the four-player arenas, which allude in style to the productions for the PlayStation.
Tekken Revolution (PS3)
Fighting 11 June 2013
The Tekken Revolution is based on the Namco Bandai Free-2-Play fighting model. Playing is about fighting with other people or artificial intelligence. The game is enriched by the hero development system, which allows you to modify their parameters and skills.
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle (PS3)
Fighting 29 August 2013
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle is a skillful fight, which is an adaptation of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure series of manga comics created by Hirohiko Araki. Players can direct the actions of their favourite heroes in spectacular duels in interactive arenas. The game was produced by CyberConnect2 development studio.
Virtua Fighter 5 (PS3)
Fighting 20 February 2007
Virtua Fighter 5 is the next installment of a series of virtual combat games initiated in 1993 by the Far East corporation Sega. In line with tradition, this item first appeared in a version designed for arcade slot machines, and then hit the home entertainment platform.