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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2 (PS3)
Fighting 15 October 2010
This title brings a continuation to the 2008's 3D fighting game based on popular manga and anime series Naruto, developed by Cyberconnect 2 and released exclusively for PlayStation Portable. Similar to the previous installments, spectacular duels filled with explosions are at the core of the experience, as each of the in-game ninjas has powerful special abilities at their disposal. The player can take part in countless battles, choosing from among over 40 characters included - the fans of the Naruto Shippuden series are definitely familiar with those, but the game features one fighter from Tekken 6 as well. Apart from the duel mode typical for this genre, the player will also find an extensive story mode that focuses on adventures of Naruto and Sasuke - one can go through the most important encounters from the original anime series in this mode. Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2 offers 23 interactive 3D arenas that are also destructible. What is completely new here however, is an opportunity to play in co-op mode for up to 4 players.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dragon Ball Z: Ultimate Tenkaichi (PS3)
Fighting 25 October 2011
Another fighting game by Spike, based on the cult manga created by Akira Toriyama. The rich plot is based on the story told in the Dragon Ball Z series and serves as the story background for subsequent duels between the most famous characters of the franchise, including Goku, Cell, and Vegeta. Combat takes place on spacious and varied arenas, while fighters use a rich arsenal of attacks and special abilities, the most notable one being the iconic Kamehameha. Compared to the previous works of the studio, Dragon Ball Z: Ultimate Tenkaichi offers a reworked, user-friendly interface and simplified controls. Attractive graphics, faithful to the manga original, as well as dynamic soundtrack are among the game’s strengths. We can play both solo and with our friends — the multiplayer mode allows us to play over the Internet and in split screen mode.
Injustice: Gods Among Us Ultimate Edition (PS3)
Fighting 12 November 2013
A spectacular fighting game starring the DC Comics superheroes. The production was developed by NetherRealm, the creators of the 2011 game Mortal Kombat. The story mode features an alternative world, in which a power-hungry version of Superman has taken over the world. He is opposed by a group of heroes from the “default” reality. Mechanics-wise, Injustice: Gods Among Us is mostly inspired by Mortal Kombat. Every playable character (e.g. Batman, the Flash, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern and Superman) has their own unique powers, which they can use in combat. The Ultimate edition of the game includes all the upgrades and DLC packs.
Tekken Hybrid (PS3)
Fighting 22 November 2011
Tekken Hybrid is a collection that includes a remastered version of Tekken Tag Tournament from PlayStation 2, a demo of the second part and Tekken's animated film Blood Vengeance, which can be viewed in stereoscopic 3D.
Dragon Ball Z Budokai HD Collection (PS3)
Fighting 30 October 2012
A compilation of two fighting games from Dragon Ball Z Budokai series, developed by Dimps Corporation. The package contains Dragon Ball Z Budokai and Dragon Ball Z Budokai 3 – titles based on the license of the cult-classic mamga created by Akira Toriyama. Each of the games sports improved visuals, video resolution having been upscaled to HD standard, and a re-recorded soundtrack. The player can decide whether he wants to choose the English version, or stick to the original, Japanese voice-over, which has been recorded by the actors known from the series. Aside from story mode, which is heavily based on the stories from Dragon Ball Z and Dragon Ball GT series, each of the games included in Dragon Ball Z Budokai HD Collection contains a multiplayer mode – we can invite friends for some offline gameplay, or compete with other players online.
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.
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: Ultimate Ninja Storm (PS3)
Fighting 04 November 2008
A 3D fighting game by Japanese studio Cyberconnect2, based on the popular manga and anime series by Masashi Kishimoto, and a sequel to the Naruto: Ultimate Ninja series for PlayStation 2 and PlayStation Portable. Like in the previous installments, the gameplay focuses on one-on-one (or rather three-on-three) battles, and you can choose from a variety of familiar characters, possessing different fighting styles and special abilities, and from a range of large arenas. Before each fight, you pick a team of three warriors: the leader that you control directly and to AI-controlled companions, which allows you to perform spectacular combo attacks. Unlike its predecessors, Ultimate Ninja Storm features slightly altered mechanics: the characters can move all over the arena, and the camera adapts to their position. Apart from the more classic battles, the game also features a story mode, which consists of over 100 missions based on the 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.
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.
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.
Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds (PS3)
Fighting 15 February 2011
Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds is the third installment of the popular 2D series of arcade battles in which the heroes of Capcom's games and Marvel's comic books face each other. The gallery of heroes includes more than 40 characters, each with a set of unique skills and special attacks.
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.