Top PS3 Fighting Games of All Time

Welcome to VideoGamer.com's top fighting games of all-time, 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.

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  • 29.

    TNA iMPACT!

    With more variety in the roster, an improved move set and more game modes future TNA games could take the wrestling belt, but for now it'll have to make do with being a very worthy challenger. Midway is hoping that TNA Impact!... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3

  • 28.

    Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe

    If Street Fighter IV is The Apprentice, then Mortal Kombat VS DC Universe is I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! In many ways playing MKVSDCU is like watching an episode of Celebrity Big Brother. It's the video game version... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3

  • 27.

    WWE All Stars

    It's easier to recommend this as a rental than as a full-price release, but if you're yearning for the heady days of Hulkamania, All Stars may provide a welcome hit of nostalgia. I once spent half an hour chasing a man who... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3

  • 26.

    Soul Calibur V

    SoulCalibur V is definitely a step in the right direction for the maligned series. However, the game is still too complex to be casual and too flawed to be taken seriously. For a game that boasts to be a tale of soul and... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3

  • 25.

    Skullgirls

    Skullgirls is not a game for everyone. It's a great stepping stone if you're looking to really improve on your overall fighting game skills, and it's a meticulously well-made effort in its own right. The barrier to entry... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3

  • 24.

    Dead or Alive 5

    Despite originally pitching itself as a more serious fighter, Dead or Alive 5 stays very true to its roots. "Oh my god!" screams Tina as she falls to her feet, pushing her heaving breasts together and panting. As she sweats... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3

  • 23.

    WWE '13

    WWE 13 is far more fun than its predecessor, but this is largely down to some slight improvements to the core mechanics and the addition of hero-era nostalgia. I have to wonder what CM Punk, current reigning WWE champion... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3, Wii

  • 22.

    Injustice: Gods Among Us

    It's Mortal Kombat's shell but with Batman. And everything's better with Batman... Statements I never thought I'd write down #1: Injustice: Gods Among Us and BioShock Infinite start in exactly the same way. By that I don't... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3, Wii U

  • 21.

    WWE 2K14

    A well-rounded spectacle that serves up something for most wrestling fans. The Undertaker's unbeaten streak is the only aspect of the WWE that still matters to me. The World Heavyweight Championship, Tag Team Titles, WWE... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3

  • 20.

    Virtua Fighter 5

    More than any other beat-'em-up, being good at VF5 makes you feel good about your gaming skill, kind of like those ultra-hard 2D shooters Treasure keeps knocking out for masochists. VF5 enjoys a privileged position among... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PS3

  • 19.

    Tekken 5 Dark Resurrection

    Now that you can play online, this is the most essential version of Tekken yet and a great use of the PSN. UPDATE: Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection has been replaced by Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection Online and is no longer available.... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PS3

  • 18.

    Soul Calibur IV

    t's gorgeous, and an essential purchase for any fighting game fan who likes aggressive counters and weapon clashes, but it's no fighting game revolution. One of game journalism's greatest clichés is recommending a sequel... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3

  • 17.

    WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2009

    SDvR09 is better than last year's effort, no question, on account of it being yet another iteration of a tried and trusted game engine and packed full to bursting with features old and new. Earlier in the year a fellow video... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3

  • 16.

    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

  • 15.

    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

  • 14.

    BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger

    When it comes to learning everything in BlazBlue to play it competently, well, the game is going to make you its bitch. Learning curves are a bitch. And Arc Systems' learning curves are even bitchier. And when it comes to... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3

  • 13.

    Scott Pilgrim vs. the World: The Game

    Scott Pilgrim stands out as a strong game in its own right. It’s an impressive little throwback that functions as a love-letter to early games culture, a treat for a nostalgic gamer demographic. The simple three-step guide... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: PS3

  • 12.

    Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds

    Marvel vs. Capcom 3 is a gorgeous fighter with vast depth, but it slightly lacks the tightness and coherence that made Street Fighter 4 such an instant classic. It's early days yet, but the opening screen of Marvel vs. Capcom... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3

  • 11.

    Mortal Kombat

    Mortal Kombat feels like the return of an old friend - a thoroughly unhinged friend, but one we're delighted to have back. One of the best things about Mortal Kombat's Fatality system is that it tempts you to flirt with disaster.... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3

  • 10.

    UFC Undisputed 3

    UFC Undisputed 3 is still a game that's best enjoyed with likeminded fight fans, on the same couch and with the same competitive spirit. Do you know what it actually feels like to take a Muay Thai roundhouse to the leg? If... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3

  • 9.

    Street Fighter X Tekken

    Street Fighter X Tekken is a resounding and admirable success. In this battle of Street Fighter and Tekken, Capcom has landed the first knockout blow. I can't wait to see how Namco responds. God it's daunting, isn't it? That... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3

  • 8.

    Tekken Tag Tournament 2

    Tekken Tag Tournament 2 is the best home console version of the series to date. At first glance Tekken Tag Tournament 2 feels like a novelty; take the core of Tekken 6 and bung in a tag mechanic so Namco Bandai can laugh... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3

  • 7.

    Persona 4 Arena

    A proficient interpretation of Persona’s world with Arc System’s beat em up smarts. For a fighting game, there sure is a lot of talking in Persona 4 Arena. Whereas the story mode in Mortal Kombat or Injustice flies along... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3

  • 6.

    Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix

    This is one for the fans, and fans will absolutely love it. Of course Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix is stupendously brilliant. It's yet another refinement of the Super Street Fighter II fighting engine, perhaps the... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3

  • 5.

    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

  • 4.

    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

  • 3.

    Super Street Fighter IV

    Super is an essential purchase. It is the best fighting game available on this generation of games consoles, and further reinforces Capcom's dominance of the fighting game genre. It's 1994 all over again. Michael Schumaker's... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3

  • 2.

    BlazBlue: Continuum Shift

    BlazBlue will teach you things, broaden your horizons, and give you a damn good time; think of it as the Mrs Robinson to your brawling Benjamin Braddock. "Boing! Boing! Boing! Your boobies are still the best!" she trills,... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3

  • 1.

    Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown

    At such a low price, and including fully-formed online battling, character customisation and the best AI in the business, it’s a true grand master. Training starts now. Don’t be late. Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown is the... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3