Top Xbox 360 Fighting Games of 2012

Welcome to VideoGamer.com's top fighting games of 2012, 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! VideoGamer.com 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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  • 8.

    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

  • 7.

    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

  • 6.

    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

  • 5.

    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

  • 4.

    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

  • 3.

    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

  • 2.

    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

  • 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