Part 2 of the “30 Best Fighting Games of All Time” Retro Rebel Podcast

In this episode of the Retro Rebel Podcast, we’re back for part two as we take a look at the 30 Best Fighting Games of All Time, according to Game Informer. Amanda is joined today by fighting game fan and retro game lover, Tom to discuss this list and what they got right and wrong.

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IntroMusic – Final Impasse By Ground is Lava

What we’re playing

Amanda– I’m playing more Marakesh on the board game arena. That game really cracks me up and you can really backstab each other by laying rugs on top of one another. It is harder to play with just two people tho because you have 2 colors each.

Part 2 of the “30 Best Fighting Games of All Time”

I’m joined today again by fighting game aficionado, Tom to talk about this list of the 30 Best Fighting Games of All Time (according to Game Informer).

Today we’re reviewing a list from one of the big daddies of video game review sites. Game Informer and this is part 2:

15. FATAL FURY: MARK OF THE WOLVES
Platform: PS4 – 360 – PS2 – Neo Geo – Vita – PC – iOS / Publisher: SNK / Developer: SNK / Release: 2001
14. VIRTUA FIGHTER 5
Platform: PS3 – 360 – Arcade / Publisher: Sega / Developer: Sega AM2 / Release: 2007
13. DARKSTALKER III
Platform: PS1 – Saturn – Arcade / Publisher: Capcom / Developer: Capcom / Release: 1997
12. THE KING OF FIGHTERS 2002 UNLIMITED MATCH
Platform: PS4 – Xbox One – Switch – PS3 – 360 – PS2 – Xbox – Neo Geo – PC – Arcade / Publisher: Playmore / Developer: Eolith / Release: 2005
11. CAPCOM VS. SNK 2: MARK OF THE MILLENNIUM 2001
Platform: PS2 – Xbox – GameCube – Dreamcast – Arcade / Publisher: Capcom / Developer: Capcom / Release: 2001
10. SUPER STREET FIGHTER IV: ARCADE EDITION
Platform: PS3 – 360 – PC – Arcade / Publisher: Capcom / Developer: Capcom, Dimps / Release: 2010
09. SAMURAI SHODOWN II
Platform: PS4 – Xbox One – Switch – PS3 – 360 – Wii – PS1 – Neo Geo – Neo Geo CD – Neo Geo Pocket Color – PC – iOS – Android – Arcade / Publisher: SNK / Developer: SNK / Release: 1994
08. GUILTY GEAR XRD
Platform: PS4 – PS3 – PC / Publisher: Arc System Works / Developer: Arc System Works / Release: 2014
07. TEKKEN 7
Platform: PS4 – Xbox One – PC – Arcade / Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment / Developer: Bandai Namco Studios / Release: 2017
06. MARVEL VS. CAPCOM 2: NEW AGE OF HEROES
Platform: PS3 – 360 – PS2 – Xbox – Dreamcast – iOS – Arcade / Publisher: Capcom / Developer: Capcom / Release: 2000
05. SOULCALIBUR
Platform: 360 – Dreamcast – iOS – Android – Arcade / Publisher: Namco / Developer: Project Soul / Release: 1998
04. MORTAL KOMBAT II
03. SUPER STREET FIGHTER II TURBO
Platform: PS4 – Xbox One – Switch – PS3 – 360 – Wii U – PS2 – Xbox – PS1 – GBA – Dreamcast – Saturn – 3DO – Amiga CD32 – Amiga – PC – Arcade / Publisher: Capcom / Developer: Capcom / Release: 1994
02. SUPER SMASH BROS. MELEE
Platform: GameCube / Publisher: Nintendo / Developer: HAL Laboratory / Release: 2001
01. STREET FIGHTER III: THIRD STRIKE
Platform: PS4 – Xbox One – PS3 – 360 – PS2 – Xbox – Dreamcast – PC – Arcade / Publisher: Capcom / Developer: Capcom / Release: 2000

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