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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

Released Games 22 Upcoming Games 12
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Genre: Fighting
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Mortal Kombat 11 (Switch)
Mortal Kombat 11 (Switch)

Fighting 2019

The eleventh part of the best-selling series of brutal fighting games. Mortal Kombat 11 uses a new graphic engine; in addition, the NetherRealm Studios team gives us new warriors, as well as a wide range of possibilities to modify each of them.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Switch)
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Switch)

Fighting 07 December 2018

The first Nintendo Switch entry in the popular fighting game series. Similarly to the previous entries in the franchise, in Super Smash Bros the players assume the role of characters known from other Nintendo games and they fight each other on multi-level arenas. During the game, the gameplay mechanics frequently change, borrowing mechanics from genres like platform games.

Dragon Ball FighterZ (Switch)
Dragon Ball FighterZ (Switch)

Fighting 28 September 2018

Dragon Ball FigtherZ is a 2.5D fighting game developed by Arc System Works and published by Bandai Namco where characters from the popular Dragon Ball universe fight each other. Unlike the previous Dragon Ball games, FighterZ uses the Tag Battle mechanics. We create a team of three different characters between which we can switch anytime we want to when fighting. Doing so allows us to execute powerful combos and special attacks. The battle ends when all of our characters have zero health points. Action takes place on 2D arenas, but all of the remaining elements of the game are 3D. It allowed the developers to use advanced graphical effects and stylized animations to make the game look like the classic anime.

My Hero One's Justice (Switch)
My Hero One's Justice (Switch)

Fighting 26 October 2018

A three-dimensional fighting game based on the popular manga My Hero Academia. It follows the story of a young boy Izuku Midoriya, who wants to become a superhero.

Dragon Ball: Xenoverse 2 (Switch)
Dragon Ball: Xenoverse 2 (Switch)

Fighting 22 September 2017

Another installment in the 3D fighting game series by Bandai Namco Entertainment, based on the extremely popular manga by Akira Toriyama. Dragon Ball: Xenoverse 2 utilizes the same formulas as its predecessor by combining the elements of all the series of the DB anime (Dragon Ball, Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball GT and Dragon Ball Super), as well as those from the movies. The game features a multitude of familiar characters and an option to create your own custom character; you can choose their gender, appearance and powers. Dragon Ball: Xenoverse 2 focuses on battles taking place in 3D arenas, during which you use a range of unique attacks and powers derived from the original manga and anime series. The game utilizes the cel-shading technology, just like its first installment, and features the original anime voice actors, but thanks to the capabilities of the new generation devices, the visual and sound layer are much better.

BlazBlue: Central Fiction Special Edition (Switch)
BlazBlue: Central Fiction Special Edition (Switch)

Fighting 08 February 2019

Another installment in the popular series of fighting games developed by Arc System Works. The story was divided into three chapters and it tells about the further adventures of characters known from the previous entries in the series. There are also new characters like Hibiki Kohaku, Naoto Kurogane and Hades Izanami. The gameplay is faithful to the roots of the series – BlazBlue: Central Fiction focuses on duels fought in two-dimensional environment. A special version of Distortion Drive called Exceed Accel is a novelty in the series – it allows the character to deal enormous damage. There is also the Active Flow mechanism that activates when a player plays very aggressively – it provides stronger attacks and faster Burst regeneration. Arcade Mode and Multiplayer are the main modes of the game and they are accompanied by Speedstar Mode (the objective is to defeat a specific number of opponents in limited time) and Alliance Mode (team battles in which the defeated opponents can join player’s team).

Stranger Things 3: The Game (Switch)
Stranger Things 3: The Game (Switch)

Fighting 2019

A two-dimensional walking beat'em up which action is set in the Stranger Things universe. The plot of this production is related to the third season of the series. BonusXP studio is responsible for its creation.

Pokken Tournament DX (Switch)
Pokken Tournament DX (Switch)

Fighting 22 September 2017

Pokken Tournament DX is an improved version of the Wii U game Pokken Tournament. In terms of gameplay mechanics, the game in topic is not much different from most popular 3D fighting games. Pokken Tournament DX offers over 20 pokemon from both the old and new installments of the main RPG series. Each of them has its own unique fight style and combo attacks. The game introduces one new pokemon that was not available in its 2016 version, Decidueye. In addition to that, the developers introduced two new game modes, Team Battle and Group Match Mode. The game also introduces a Battle replay system – we can record our matches and post them online. Pokken Tournament DX makes a good use of Switch’s unique functions and allows us to play in both handheld and stationary modes.

Arms (Switch)
Arms (Switch)

Fighting 16 June 2017

A 3D action game developed for Nintendo Switch which focuses on 1 on 1 battles taking place on secluded, spacious arenas. The contenders are equipped with large boxing gloves propped on springs that allow them to extend to large distances. We can choose from a number of fighters, with each having unique traits and abilities. Additionally, we can choose a set of gloves that correspond to our playstyle – e.g. a slow albeit powerful model, or a speed-oriented set. The arenas are also varied, filled with numerous objects such as traps, obstacles, or springboards. Arms contains an AI module, but player on player combat is the highlight of the game, with both offline and online game modes. The game also employs the unique capabilities of Joy-Con controllers, including its special sensors.

Samurai Shodown (Switch)
Samurai Shodown (Switch)

Fighting June 2019

The next installment of the Samurai Shodown series. The action of the title takes place in Japan at the end of the 18th century, and its history presents many authentic events and characters, which are extend with typically fantastic elements.

Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers (Switch)
Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers (Switch)

Fighting 26 May 2017

Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers is a remastered version of the second game from the popular fighting game series, initially released in 1991. It was developed by Capcom and UDON Entertainment. The new edition has received a series of improvements and tweaks. There are two completely new playable characters available: Evil Ryu and Violent Ken. Each of the available fighters has their own story and set of moves, attacks, and combos. The game's visuals were also improved. All textures are now in high resolution, but we can still switch back to the retro-stylized pixel-art visuals if we want to. Though some things were changed and improved, the core of gameplay remains the same. The Versus mode allows us to fight with other players or against A.I. Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers also offers a special game mode where two players face the same A.I. controlled enemy.

Brawlhalla (Switch)
Brawlhalla (Switch)

Fighting 06 November 2018

A free-to-play two-dimensional platform fighting game from the independent studio Blue Mammoth Games – the creators of a browser MMO game Dungeon Blitz. The production combines elements of 2D fighting games and platformers. Gameplay comes down to engaging in combat on multi-level maps. The fighting system is purely arcade, so what really matters is speed, strength, mastery of combos, and the skillful use of individual abilities of particular characters. The game features dozens of fighters from different epochs and genres – knights, pirates, and even aliens. Each character has a different story and fighting style. Brawhalla features both a single player campaign and multiplayer for up to 8 players. Even though the game utilizes old-school 2D graphics, backgrounds and characters are displayed in high definition.

Fantasy Strike (Switch)
Fantasy Strike (Switch)

Fighting March 2019

An independent fighting game developed for both beginners and veteran fans of the genre. During the game, the players can control varied warriors who fight on small arenas.

Guilty Gear (Switch)
Guilty Gear (Switch)

Fighting 2019

Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Trilogy (Switch)
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Trilogy (Switch)

Fighting 26 April 2018

A compilation of three games from a popular series developed by CyberConnect2 that are based on a hit manga created by Masashi Kishimoto and its animated adaptation. The collection contains: Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm (2008), Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2 (2010) and Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 Full Burst (2013). The series takes place in a world that is a combination of feudal Japan, magical fantasy and modern technologies where one of the most important roles in shaping the geopolitical situation belongs to villages that train ninja warriors who are later rented out for money. All three games in the collection have the same basics and the goal of the games is to fight with other warriors that have their own fighting style and unique special attacks. However, all titles are thoroughly remastered and thanks to that they offer a smoother animation, better anti-aliasing and a higher resolution.

Shovel Knight: Showdown (Switch)
Shovel Knight: Showdown (Switch)

Fighting April 2019

Slice, Dice & Rice (Switch)
Slice, Dice & Rice (Switch)

Fighting 06 September 2018

A 2D fighting game set in an alternative reality based on how the ancient Japanese imagined afterlife. We can choose from a roster of eight characters, each of them has different appearance, weapons and special abilities. Additionally, they all have their unique stories which we discover during the game. The feature that distinguishes this game, developed by an indie studio called DojoGames, is the lack of a health bar. The gameplay is based on searching for openings in opponent's guard and dealing instant, lethal attacks. We can fake attacks, parry when there is need for that or perform quick dodges. The unique, dark and grim graphics are Slice, Dice & Rice's strong point. Another plus is that we can play in single player mode but we can also face another player, local or online.

SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy (Switch)
SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy (Switch)

Fighting 07 September 2018

SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy is a 2.5D fighting game, in which the players are controlling female characters known from classic SNK games like The King of Fighters and Samurai Showdown. The main gameplay mode features 2 vs. 2 battles.

Kamen Rider: Climax Scramble (Switch)
Kamen Rider: Climax Scramble (Switch)

Fighting 29 November 2018

A three-dimensional fighting game developed by Bandai Namco Entertainment. The game is based on the manga and television programs that are popular in Japan. The player participates in a competition between the titular warriors-riders. They are trying to find out who is the strongest among them. In Kamen Rider: Climax Fighters the player can choose from a variety of characters that differ in looks, special skills, weapons and combination of attacks. The action is presented by using a third-person perspective and the gameplay focuses on dynamic and spectacular battles fought one on one or two on two. What’s interesting, for the first time in the history of the series, it is possible to play with other people not only on a single console, but through Internet as well. Between the fights fought on three-dimensional arenas the players are taken to a virtual lobby where they can check out various minigames. The title features simple graphics inspired by its manga and TV inspirations.

Shadow Fight 2 (Switch)
Shadow Fight 2 (Switch)

Fighting 13 September 2018

Street Fighter: 30th Anniversary Collection (Switch)
Street Fighter: 30th Anniversary Collection (Switch)

Fighting 29 May 2018

A collection of twelve games from the Street Fighter series released on its 30th anniversary. It also includes the so-called museum, in which not only we can listen to all original soundtracks and take a closer look at the cast, but also read design documents and follow the evolution of the franchise throughout the years.

BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle (Switch)
BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle (Switch)

Fighting 05 June 2018

BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle is a classic representative of the fighting games genre. It was developed by Arc System Works. The game is a 2.5D fighting game – it means that gameplay mechanics are fully two-dimensional despite the fact that locations are made in 3D. Tag system is the heart of the game. The player chooses two characters before the battle. They can control only one of them simultaneously but can also switch between them during the fight. Each of the fighters has a separate health bar. The title features a large variety of characters, including ones from games BlazBlue, Persona 4 Arena, Under Night in-Birth and the animated series RWBY. All characters feature unique fighting styles with various special attacks and combos. Developers introduced a few single player modes, but the multiplayer is most enjoyable part of the game – it can be played on a single screen or via Internet.

Blade Strangers (Switch)
Blade Strangers (Switch)

Fighting 28 August 2018

A 2D fighting game by Japanese Studio Saizensen, starring the characters from Cave Story, Code of Princess, and Umihara Kawase. Blade Strangers features ten playable characters with unique appearances, abilities, and special attacks, with eye-catching scantily clad warrior girls. The combat system was inspired by the popular Super Smash Bros series, while also taking into account fighting game novices. Blade Strangers features several gameplay modes. Apart from the story campaign, consisting of a series of arcade duels, there is also a training mode, in which you can test the attacks of every character, and online battles. You can also try to complete certain tasks, such as e.g. defeating your enemy as quick as possible with a special attack. The arenas on which you fight are 3D, while the character models are 2D sprites.