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Fighting Games 101: All You Need to Know to Battle

Presented by Ack Since the early days of Computer Space, Pong, and the Magnavox Odyssey, gaming has had a competitive edge.  Of all of gaming’s genres, perhaps the most competitive is the Fighting Game, a genre entirely designed around two opponents beating the tar out of each other to prove who is the top dog.  […]

Fighting Games & Franchises That Defined the Genre

Presented by Ack Note: Hope you enjoy our first genre-specific installment of our Defining Games series During the 1990s, the fighting genre dominated the arcade scene, helping the industry come back for a few years from a slump partially created by home console releases.  Fighting games slowly continued to evolve, trying new gameplay and graphical […]

The Best Undiscovered 2D Fighting Games

Presented by Ack Note: Hope you enjoy our first genre-specific installment of our Hidden Gems series. Also be sure to check out our guide to the Defining Games of the Fighting Genre. In 1991, a storm swept over the international arcade scene.  Street Fighter II swept the world, invigorating the arcade scene, determine the future […]

The N64 Fighting Game Library

Note from racketboy: A special thanks goes out to Ack from this roundup of the N64 fighting library.  You may remember his journey through the SNES fighting collection (both the good and the ugly) in addition to a number of other wonderful contributions.  I hope you enjoy this guide! When people think of the Nintendo […]

Sega Saturn 2D Fighters Library

While the Saturn might not have been able to keep up with the Sony Playstation in terms of 3D gameplay, Sega’s 32-bit powerhouse cleaned house with it’s 2D muscle. The 2D fighter genre is essentially the best demonstration of the Saturn’s 2D capabilities. The Saturn’s raw power was shown off by the likes of Capcom […]

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