Fighting games have been around since the old days of Arcade. They have witnessed the evolution of consoles and gaming industry unlike any genre since they’ve been around since the starting and still prevail to be one of the most loved and famous genre.
Fighting games also happen to be the most satisfying and civilized way of expressing your rage and receiving happiness instead. You can even unload your anger on your friends by punching their characters in a 1v1 match without ever hitting them. And even when you aren’t angry with your friends, you can still enjoy fighting games with them.
Best fighting games that you can play right now
Mortal Kombat X
Mortal Kombat X is the latest addition to a series that has lasted over 26 years as an arcade game. Mortal kombat is famous for its brutal finishers which are filled with blood and gore. Mortal Kombat X takes that brutality to the next level with improved mechanics and breathtaking visuals.
It is available on PS4, Xbox One, and PC. A limited version of the game is also available on Android and iOS mobile devices.
Street Fighter V
Street Fighter is another series that has been around since the days of the arcade. Its characters such as Chun-Li and Ryu have become synonymous with fighting games. The latest entry in the series, Street Fighter V, still maintains the quirky style and superpowers that made the game famous in the first place, along with improved graphics.
It is available exclusively on PS4 and PC.
8 years after the release of Tekken 6, the last installment in the franchise, comes Tekken 7. Tekken 7 incorporates all the heroes and their uniques powers and abilities in HD. The game also has a minor storyline. Moreover, it is believed to be as good as Tekken 3, the best fighting game to date.
It is available on PS4, Xbox One, PC and even Arcade.
Note: If you really like both Tekken as well as Street Fighter, try Street Fighter X Tekken where you can play as characters from both the games. It is available on PS3, Xbox 360, PC and PlayStation Vita with a limited version on Android and iOS mobile devices as well. Sadly, it’s not available on Next Gen Consoles.
Injustice 2 is a fast yet satisfying combat game. The best part about it is that all the characters are from DC universe, so you can play as any hero and even villain from the DC universe. In addition to the satisfying cinematic combos, you can even upgrade your hero for new gear and abilities.
It is available on PS4, Xbox One, and PC.
Super Smash Bros
Super Smash Bros is a fighting game which can be described as the Nintendo’s version of Injustice 2, where all the characters are from Nintendo’s games. So you can play as Mario, Link or even any pokemon.
It is available on 3DS and Wii U. A new or rebooted Super Smash Bros is also coming to Nintendo Switch. More details to be revealed at E3.
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