A countdown of the best fighting games of today
A tale of swords and souls, eternally retold, this is the definitive weapons-based fighter. The Reversal Edge mechanic gives combatants more options, too.
The winks and nods to DBZ fans are nice, but what fighting game aficionados will appreciate is the depth present in FighterZ's mechanics.
A world of finely-tuned battles against AI or online players awaits in this superhero brawler. This fab fighter will make you lose all track of time.
Capcom's fighter might be a bit button-masher-friendly, but that doesn't mean it's shallow. Ultimate MvC3 is all about making the most of your special abilities and your partners.
This gory fighter pairs robust single-player offerings with some of the smoothest and most satisfying online gameplay around.
Yes, this is something of a cheat to pick, as it's not one single game, but rather twelve squeezed into one package. But c'mon, how are you topping 12 classic Street Fighters? Weeeell...
Smash’s Switch outing is one of the best fighters ever released. Doing away with the hugely unbalanced roster of the series’ Wii U entry, Ultimate sees Smash at its chaotic best.