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Here are the genres we use. And below is a list of all out Fighting game coverage:

Alphabetical List

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X Men Destiny 360
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1000 Tiny Claws PSN
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50 Cent Blood on the Sand 360
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A
All Star Karate Wii MotionPlus
Anarchy Reigns 360
Assassin's Creed III 360
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B
Baroque Wii
Batman Arkham Asylum 360
Batman Arkham Asylum Challenge Mode 360
Batman Arkham City 360
Batman: Arkham Asylum 360
Batman: Arkham City PS3
Batman: Arkham City Armored Edition Wii U
Battle Fantasia 360
Bayonetta 360
Bayonetta Revisited
Ben 10 Alien Force Vilgax Attacks Wii
BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger 360
BlazBlue: Continuum Shift 2 3DS
Blazblue: Continuum Shift PS3
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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 360
Captain America: Super Soldier 360
Cartoon Network Punch Time Explosion Wii
Castle Crashers 360
Castle Crashers King Pack 360
Castlevania: Lords Of Shadow 360
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow PS3
Comic Jumper XBLA
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Dante's Inferno 360
Darksiders PS3
Dead Rising 2 360
Dead or Alive 5 PS3
Dead or Alive Dimensions 3DS
Dead or Alive: Dimensions 3DS
Deadly Creatures Wii
Dinosaur King DS
Dinosaurs Combat of Giants DS
Don King Boxing Wii
Don King Prizefighter 360
Dragon Age Origins 360
Dragon Ball Raging Blast 2 360
Dragon Ball: Raging Blast 360
Dragon Quest Monsters -- Joker 2 DS
Dragon's Dogma 360
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E
EA Sports Active More Workouts Wii
EA Sports MMA PS3
El Shaddai 360
El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron 360
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F
Facebreaker 360
Fairytale Fights 360
Fight Night Champion 360
Fight Night Round 4 360
Fight Night: Champion 360
Fist of the North Star 360
Freaky Creatures PC
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Ghostbusters The Video Game 360
Ghostbusters: The Video Game 360
God Of War Collection PS3
God of War Collection PS3
God of War III OST
God of War: Ghost of Sparta PSP
Golden Axe: Beast Rider 360
Green Lantern Rise of the Manhunters 360
Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters PS3
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Heavenly Sword PS3
Hunted: The Demon's Forge 360
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Invizimals PSP
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Kinect Star Wars 360
King of Fighters Wii
King of Fighters XII PS3
Kingdom Hearts 3D Dream Drop Distance 3DS
Kung Fu Panda DS
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Legends of Wrestlemania 360
Lollipop Chainsaw PS3
Lord of the Rings: Aragorn's Quest DS
Lord of the Rings: Conquest PS3
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MK vs DC Universe 360
MMA 360
Madworld Wii
Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2 360
Marvel Vs. Capcom 2 XBLA
Marvel vs. Capcom 3 360
Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2 360
Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance PS3
Mini Ninjas PS3
Mortal Kombat PS3
Muramasa: The Demon Blade Wii
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Narultimate Accel 3 PSP
Naruto Shippudem Ultimate Ninja 4 Wii
Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja 2 PS3
Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 PS3
Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm PS3
Naughty Bear PS3
Need for Speed Shift 360
NeverDead PS3
Nier PS3
Ninja Gaiden 3 PS3
Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 PS3
No More Heroes 2 Wii
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O
One Piece Unlimited Cruise SP 3DS
Orcs Must Die 360
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P
Pokemon: Revolution Wii
Prototype 2 PS3
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R
Rainblood Town of Death PC
Reality Fighters PS Vita
Rise of Nightmares 360 Kinect
Rise of the Argonauts PS3
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S
SNK Arcade Classics Volume 1 Wii
Sam and Max: Beyond Time and Space XBLA
Samurai Shodown Anthology Wii
Shank PS3
Silent Hill: Book of Memories PS Vita
Sorcery PS3 Move
Soul Calibur 5 360
Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions DS
Spiderman Shattered Dimensions 360
Splatterhouse 360
Star Wars Kinect 360 Kinect
Star Wars The Clone Wars: Lightsaber Duels Wii
Star Wars The Clone Wars: Republic Heroes 360
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed 360
Star Wars: The Old Republic PC
Street Fighter 4 360
Street Fighter X Tekken Vita
Super Smash Brothers Brawl Wii
Super Smash Brothers Brawl Part 1 Wii
Super Smash Brothers Brawl Part 2 Wii
Super Street Fighter 4 360
Super Street Fighter Arcade Edition 360
Super Street Fighter IV 3DS
Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition 360
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Tatsunoko vs Capcom Controller Wii
Tatsunoko vs. Capcom: Ultimate All-Stars Wii
Tekken 3D Prime Edition 3DS
Tekken 6 360
Tekken 6 Arcade Stick 360
Tekken 6 PSP PSP
Tekken Tag Tournament 2 PS3
The Destiny of Zorro Wii
The Fight PS3
The Simpsons Arcade Game XBLA
The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings 360
Thor: God of Thunder 360
Tokyo Beat Down DS
Too Human 360
Torchlight PC
Transformers Prime 3DS
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen 360
Transformers: War for Cybertron 360
Trivial Pursuits Wii
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U
UFC Undisputed 2010 360
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V
Viewtiful Joe Gamecube
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W
WWE All Stars 360
WWE Smackdown Vs Raw 2011 360
WWE Smackdown vs Raw 2010 360
WWE Smackdown vs Raw 2011 360
Way of the Samurai 3 360
Wolverine Origins 360
Worms 2: Armageddon 360
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Y
Your Shape Wii
Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's Tag Force 4 DS
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Z
Zone of the Enders HD Collection 360

Fighting games revolve around the interaction of two or more characters in some form of physical combat. Players learn to control characters through either memorisation of button combinations to access more advance moves, or by their reactions and accurate timing.

Pure fighting games revolve around an environment with limited movement, in which the player can choose from a wide range of characters, each with their own fighting style and special moves. Learning the animations of other characters enables players to predict and respond to their opponents moves more effectivley. These game franchises, such as Street Fighter or Virtua Fighter, have usually evolved over a number of itterations. Although gameplay often looks like little more than frantic mashing of buttons, there is a high degree of nuance and technique invovled to consistently win.

Brawler fighting games extend the general fighting action through sideways scrolling levels, and waves of enemies. Their focus on fast action fighting is much akin to tag team wrestling. Traditionally, brawlers enable up to four people to play together. Players both compete for score and assist each other by killing enemies. Along the way there are usually a variety of weapons that can be picked up and used as well as other environmental interactions. Levels are usually ended by a big boss who must be defeated before players can progress.

Street Fighter X Tekken marks the coming together of the fighting genre's two biggest names. Capcom's blend of styles creates a dynamic new experience to master, but the online elite are already dauntingly good... read now

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Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 is the latest game to bring the action from the hugely popular Anime series onto gaming platforms. The animation is incredible, but will it draw outsiders in any more than previous titles?.. read now

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Tekken Tag Tournament 2 is Namco Bandai's eighth instalment in the popular fighting series. The second Tekken game to feature a tag system, it allows a second character to be swapped in at will during fights, bringing new levels of complexity to the familiar gameplay... read now

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Zone of the Enders HD Collection is a great opportunity to catch up with an underrated classic, with great anime art design and animation... read now

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Cartoon Network is a channel beloved by children, adults and stoners. With a huge variety of great shows to choose from, it was just a matter of time before someone tried bringing all these cool characters together in one game form... read now

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Dead or Alive 5 from Tecmo Koei continues to build on the fluid fighting of the previous instalments. But as much as the series' combat and sensibilities have evolved I have started to feel left behind; leaving me wondering if I have out grown it, or it has out grown me... read now

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NeverDead PS3 is a game where you get painfully ripped limb-from-limb again and again. It's as much fun as that sounds... read now

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Tekken 3D Prime Edition puts a massive amount of characters, moves and locations onto the handheld. Unfortunately all this does is reinforce the old adage: less is more... read now

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Batman:Arkham City Armored Edition is the Wii U's take on the incredible genre-defining Batman adventure. But appearing a year after its first release, will it still find an audience?.. read now

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Kinect Star Wars goes the extra mile with dancing, racing and destruction complementing the main Kinect controlled campaign. The force is strong in this one... read now

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Silent Hill: Book of Memories is a huge departure from the long-establish survival horror series, abandoning the claustrophobic over the shoulder camera for a more Vita-friendly top-down look with twin-stick shooter antics... read now

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Transformers Prime springboards the animated TV series into a fun action-adventure featuring the characters from the show... read now

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Lollipop Chainsaw PS3 combines a scantily-dressed Cheerleader with a pounding soundtrack and some high-powered zombie slicing -- tongue firmly planted in cheek... read now

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NeverDead is a peculiarly intriguing concept. Suda 51 brings his distinctive weight to bear in a game that leverages macabre dismemberment and decapitation in an effort to freshen up the action brawling genre... read now

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The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings sees the mature, violent and morally ambiguous world of Andrzej Sapkowski's fantasy novels brought to the Xbox 360, to provide rich console RPG experience... read now

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The Simpsons Arcade Game lovingly updates a classic street-brawler with fun support for four players. What it lacks in the show's clever satire and humour it makes up for with character and faithful art style... read now

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Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters plays the system card well with Trophies and Achievements that turn a derivative brawler into something with legs -- for the systemically addicted at least... read now

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If ever you dreamt of a time when you could be the Hero of an Odyssey that required no assistance from the Search Engine Seer or an Informed Offspring, Mini Ninjas will shatter your dreams and break your heart... read now

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Assassin's Creed III has just been announced by Ubisoft. Confused? You have every right to be; but, it turns out that the true sequel to the trilogy of games which comprise Assassin's Creed II is around the corner... read now

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Batman: Arkham City transforms you from the first game's skulking infiltrator to a true city-wide vigilante, policing the skies and responding to nearby calls for help. It's a lot for a newcomer to grasp, but it's worth learning all the skills to be a true superhero... read now

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Feb 2012

Dragon's Dogma 360 News

Jan 2012

Batman: Arkham Asylum PS3 Review
Soul Calibur 5 360 Review
Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance PS3 News
Mortal Kombat PS Vita News
Novel Gamer Show | Dead or Alive: Dimensions 3DS Review

Dec 2011

Novel Gamer Show | BlazBlue: Continuum Shift 2 3DS Review
One Piece Unlimited Cruise SP 3DS News
Sorcery PS3 Move News
Novel Gamer Show | 1000 Tiny Claws PSN Review
Reality Fighters PS Vita News

Nov 2011

X Men Destiny 360 Review
Kingdom Hearts 3D Dream Drop Distance 3DS News
Dragon Quest Monsters -- Joker 2 DS Review
Batman Arkham City 360 Review

Oct 2011

Batman Arkham City 360 Review
Torchlight PC Review
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow PS3 Review
Batman Arkham City PS3 Preview

Sep 2011

Star Wars Kinect 360 Kinect News
Captain America: Super Soldier 360 Review

Aug 2011

Rise of Nightmares 360 Kinect News

Jun 2011

Orcs Must Die 360 News
Super Street Fighter Arcade Edition 360 Review
Ninja Gaiden 3 PS3 News
El Shaddai 360 Review
Green Lantern Rise of the Manhunters 360 News
Hunted: The Demon's Forge 360 News

May 2011

Thor: God of Thunder 360 Review
Soul Calibur 5 360 News
Captain America: Super Soldier 360 News
Batman Arkham City 360 News
El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron 360 News
Star Wars: The Old Republic PC News
Super Street Fighter IV 3DS Review

Apr 2011

Mortal Kombat PS3 Review
Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition 360 News
Castle Crashers PSN Review

Mar 2011

Fight Night Champion 360 Review
Fight Night: Champion 360 Review

Feb 2011

Fight Night Champion 360 News
Street Fighter 4 3DS News

Jan 2011

Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions DS Review
Anarchy Reigns 360 News
Dead or Alive Dimensions 3DS News
Fist of the North Star 360 Review
WWE Smackdown Vs Raw 2011 360 Review
The Fight PS3 Review
Marvel vs. Capcom 3 360 Preview

Dec 2010

Prototype 2 PS3 News
Castle Crashers PSN Review
God of War: Ghost of Sparta PSP Review
Dragon Ball Raging Blast 2 360 Review

Nov 2010

Splatterhouse 360 Review
Lord of the Rings: Aragorn's Quest Wii Review
Lord of the Rings: Aragorn's Quest DS Review
Blazblue: Continuum Shift PS3 News

Oct 2010

Castlevania: Lords Of Shadow 360 Review
Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja 2 PS3 Review
Comic Jumper XBLA Review

Sep 2010

Shank PS3 Review
EA Sports MMA PS3 News
UFC Undisputed 2010 360 Review
Dead Rising 2 360 News
WWE All Stars 360 News
No More Heroes 2 Wii Review
Spiderman Shattered Dimensions 360 News
Scripted Gamer Show | Wolverine Origins 360 Podcast
WWE Smackdown vs Raw 2011 360 News
Viewtiful Joe Gamecube Review
Star Wars The Clone Wars: Lightsaber Duels Wii Review
Tokyo Beat Down DS Review

Aug 2010

Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's Tag Force 4 PSP Review
Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's Tag Force 4 DS Review
Transformers: War for Cybertron 360 Review
Naughty Bear PS3 Review

Jul 2010

Trivial Pursuits Wii Review
Rainblood Town of Death PC Review
God of War Collection PS3 Review
Game People Show | Nier PS3 Podcast
King of Fighters XII PS3 Review

Jun 2010

Ben 10 Alien Force Vilgax Attacks Wii Review
God of War III OST Review
Naughty Bear 360 Review
Naughty Bear PS3 Review
MMA 360 News
All Star Karate Wii MotionPlus Review
BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger 360 Review

May 2010

Super Street Fighter 4 360 Review
Super Street Fighter 4 360 Review
Super Street Fighter 4 360 Review

Apr 2010

Batman Arkham Asylum 360 Review

Mar 2010

Dante's Inferno 360 Review
Marvel Vs. Capcom 2 XBLA Review

Feb 2010

Bayonetta Revisited Article
Your Shape Wii Review
Naruto Shippudem Ultimate Ninja 4 Wii Review
Worms 2: Armageddon 360 Review
Castle Crashers King Pack 360 Review
Castle Crashers XBLA Review

Jan 2010

Bayonetta 360 Review
Bayonetta 360 Review
Ghostbusters The Video Game 360 Review
Batman Arkham Asylum Challenge Mode 360 Review

Dec 2009

Narultimate Accel 3 PSP Buying Guide
Way of the Samurai 3 360 Review
Tekken 6 PSP PSP Buying Guide
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 360 Review
Darksiders PS3 Buying Guide
Fight Night Round 4 360 Review
Dante's Inferno 360 Buying Guide
Street Fighter 4 PS3 Review
Invizimals PSP Review

Nov 2009

Ghostbusters: The Video Game 360 Buying Guide
Bayonetta PS3 Buying Guide
Dragon Age Origins 360 Review
Bayonetta 360 Review
EA Sports Active More Workouts Wii Buying Guide
Sam and Max: Beyond Time and Space XBLA Review
God Of War Collection PS3 Buying Guide
Tekken 6 360 Buying Guide
Tekken 6 Arcade Stick 360 Buying Guide
Fight Night Round 4 360 Review
Muramasa: The Demon Blade Wii Buying Guide
WWE Smackdown vs Raw 2010 360 Buying Guide
Fairytale Fights 360 Buying Guide

Oct 2009

Need for Speed Shift 360 Review
Star Wars The Clone Wars: Republic Heroes 360 Buying Guide
Batman: Arkham Asylum PS3 Review
Tatsunoko vs. Capcom: Ultimate All-Stars Wii Buying Guide
Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2 360 Review
Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 PS3 Buying Guide
Tatsunoko vs Capcom Controller Wii Buying Guide

Sep 2009

Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2 360 Buying Guide
Deadly Creatures Wii Review
Dragon Ball: Raging Blast 360 Buying Guide
The Destiny of Zorro Wii Review
Audio Gamer Show | Madworld Wii Podcast
Batman: Arkham Asylum 360 Review
Legends of Wrestlemania 360 Review
Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm PS3 Review

Aug 2009

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen 360 Review
Samurai Shodown Anthology Wii Review

May 2009

Don King Boxing Wii Review
Lord of the Rings: Conquest DS Review

Apr 2009

Facebreaker 360 Review
King of Fighters Wii Review

Mar 2009

Battle Fantasia 360 Review
Madworld Wii Rough Guide
SNK Arcade Classics Volume 1 Wii Review
Street Fighter 4 360 Review
Freaky Creatures PC Review

Feb 2009

Street Fighter 4 360 Rough Guide
Rise of the Argonauts PS3 Review
Lord of the Rings: Conquest PS3 Review
50 Cent Blood on the Sand 360 Review

Jan 2009

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed 360 Review

Dec 2008

Kung Fu Panda Wii Review

Nov 2008

Facebreaker Wii Rough Guide
Dinosaur King DS Review
Dinosaurs Combat of Giants DS Review
Kung Fu Panda DS Review

Oct 2008

Golden Axe: Beast Rider 360 Rough Guide

Sep 2008

Too Human 360 Review
Castle Crashers 360 Rough Guide
Baroque Wii Review

Aug 2008

Facebreaker 360 Review
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed 360 Review
Don King Prizefighter 360 Review
Pokemon: Revolution Wii Review

Sep 2007

Heavenly Sword PS3 Review
Super Smash Brothers Brawl Wii Rough Guide
Super Smash Brothers Brawl Part 2 Wii Review
Super Smash Brothers Brawl Part 1 Wii Review
MK vs DC Universe 360 Review

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