Top Fighting Games of 2009

Welcome to's top fighting games of 2009, a list of the best videogames, created from editorial reviews on the site. It's the perfect tool to find that great game you haven't played yet, or even to find a gem for a friend or loved one as a gift.

Please take into account this list is in descending order! is always open to hearing about your opinion. Would your list be different? If so let us know by contacting us or tweeting us @VideoGamerCom.

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  • 6.

    WWE Legends of WrestleMania

    If you're one for watching old episodes of Transformers on YouTube, Legends of WrestleMania is for you. Nostalgia is a beautiful thing. Rose-tinted goggles make us all long for the days when we ran home from school so fast... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3

  • 5.

    Blades of Fury

    While Blades of Fury is not the real deal, it's as close as we can get to at the moment, and that is not a bad thing, not a bad thing at all. Playing the ever so demanding role of If-No-One-Else-Will-Do-It, We-Will-Copy-It... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: iPhone

  • 4.

    Tekken 6

    In a year destined to be remembered as the one that saw the resurgence of the fighting game, Tekken 6's star is too dull to shine brightest. It seems difficult to criticise Tekken 6 for feeling like an uninspired effort from... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3

  • 3.

    Street Fighter IV

    Street Fighter IV effortlessly captures the Street Fighter spirit. It's instantly familiar but with enough innovation to interest fighting game fanatics willing to dig a little deeper. It's been just under 12 years since... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3

  • 2.

    Street Fighter IV

    Basically, the PC version is the console version with a couple of new tricks, but it’s still absolutely awesome. When you think of PC gaming, you don't think of fighting games. And yet the genre's got a history on the platform... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PC

  • 1.

    Marvel vs Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes

    Online play makes this classic 2D fighter an essential purchase. 2009 may well go down as the year fighting games fought back. In February Capcom unleashed Street Fighter IV, a game many have said has almost single-handedly... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3