Top 10 Best PS4 Fighting Games | PlayStation 4 Fighting
10: Ultra Street Fighter IV While Street Fighter 4 was good enough, this ultra version is a welcome upgrade packed with new characters, features, and everything nice. Despite its many improvements, Ultra Street Fighter stays true to the franchise, bringing you a game that’s both new and familiar. Especially with the introduction of characters like Rolento, Elena, and Decapre who appeared in the Street Fighter x Tekken crossover. Other than getting to choose your fighter’s editions, Ultra also introduced the Ultra Combo Double which allows you to select both of your Ultra Combos instead choosing between them. Plus, you can score more invincibility hits with the new focus move, and delay your wakeup time. It may have had to overcome a few glitches and bugs, but it’s become one of the best fighting games of the generation, and it just keeps getting better with a PlayScore of 8.08.
9. Injustice: Gods Among Us – Ultimate Edition This superhero powerplay makes a debut to the PlayStation 4. While the original made some explosive impressions to the previous generation of consoles, this Ultimate Edition packs a mean big punch with all the available DLC’s and enhanced visuals for that sweet superhero brawl.
It’s a deep and satisfying fighting game that collects all the comic book tropes into one digital appearance. Define your battles by pitting Batman and Superman or The Flash and Wonder Woman together. Watch them wreak havoc in its dynamic and interactive environment. There’s not much of a difference compared to the original version, but this is the definitive Injustice game if you want the glory of high quality visuals and access to all the DLC’s. Or you could reserve your energy for its sequel.
8. Dragonball Xenoverse 2 Travel through time and help the Dragonball universe retain their history’s integrity. This RPG fighting game will let you relive the anime’s best moments in an expanded 3D world. Create your character from an array different races, each with their quests and transformations. Travel back to iconic locations, and fight historic battles. High-flying action will have to be unlocked this time, though. But, combat is as fun as ever with its buttery smooth graphics. There’s more to see in this world with new characters, better boss fights, and a hub that’s seven times bigger than the original. While it’s a fitting service to fans of the series, it’s not without a few rough edges. Critics have cited its repetitive combat and lack of original content. Nonetheless, it receives a PlayScore of 8.35.
7. Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 After a decade, the ultimate crossover between these giants meet its third entry to the gaming industry. Get to know the legendary heroes and villains from the depths of Marvel’s long-running comic book industry and watch them take on a fast-paced battle with CAPCOM’s iconic characters.
Combat remains the same just like the original. Battle between opponents in multi-faceted maps and unleash a flurry of moves to take down your opponent. It’s tagging system adds more heroes to your fray. Just like any game ported to the modern consoles, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 boasts new changes to fit the PlayStation 4 such as visual upgrades, redesigned menu, maps and new characters that increase the fun factor of this entry. This includes Doctor Strange, Rocket Raccoon, Nemesis and more. Totalling to up to 50 characters! Just recently, this game is now playable on Steam and Xbox One!
6. Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 2016 was a moment worth remembering when you’re talking about Naruto. The long-running Manga and Anime had reached its end and the next wave of Ninjas are awaiting their cues for new spin-offs.
This game from CyberConnect2 makes up the foundation of the franchise. From beginning to end. Take on an epic ninja-battle and select from a memorable cast of characters from the Naruto series including their own offsprings! Unleash powerful jutsus and charge your chakras for that sweet ultimate attack. Its 3D arena makes kicking and punching feel alive and intense. Follow the game’s 6-hour story mode and relive the glory days of Masashi Kishimoto’s famous Manga.
5. The King of Fighters XIV From 2D sprites, the King of Fighters series explores badass fighting in the third dimension, complete with a graphical overhaul that’s brimming with new textures. A little unfaithful to their roots, but it seems the franchise is reaping the fruits of this bold venture. Perform high-flying kicks and dizzying jabs in 19 stages with over 50 characters. While it’s not exactly easy to pick up, a few hours of learning the ropes will feel like nothing with the game’s expansive content that you’ll keep coming back for. Combining new and old mechanics, harass your opponents using its improved EX mode, and humiliate them with last minute blocks. It’s a not a perfect fighting game, but this game gets very close with a PlayScore of 8.7.
4. BlazBlue: Central Fiction The BlazBlue franchise has enjoyed a memorable run, and Central Fiction could not be a more fitting finale to this well-loved series. Bask in the games complex storyline that adds another layer to its enjoyable gameplay.
If the story’s a little loaded for you, which might be true for most first-timers, you could always skip ahead to the fighting. Eat through health bars using the games drive system that improves tactical combat. It’s responsive and fluid, which complements its incredible art style and visuals. Overall, it’s a captivating fighting game that fans of the genre should definitely check out. It may be the end for its story arc, but we’re still hoping for more in the coming years. The wheel of fate has to keep turning. It has a PlayScore of 8.74.
3. Mortal Kombat X The fatality continues with NetherRealms Studios’ sequel to the rebooted Mortal Kombat game. Embrace the thrill of gory kills, brutal decapitations and insane amount of mature content to let players feel the depth of Mortal Kombat as it always has been. Gameplay is similar just like its original, players go toe-to-toe in a fight to the death.
Choose from a wide variety of characters with their own unique moves and utilize the game’s Energy Meter for juicy X-Ray attacks. Aside from the 1v1 fighting, the game includes a story mode, ranked matches for online play, King of the Hill, Survival, Test your Luck and a whole new “Living Towers” Mode that takes unpredictability to a whole new level.
2. Skullgirls 2nd Encore After a series of tough development issues and re-releases, 2nd Encore marks the return of the Skull Heart and its corruption to one girl trying to mess things up. This game is a gorgeous blend of good animation and fast-paced combat. The combat is inspired from the classic Marvel vs. Capcom 2, making the use of its fluid and blazing combat with a support system to hype up the battlefield. The game has a limited roster and an almost all-female cast which spiked criticisms from various game reviewers. Nonetheless, the game is a success with its fun combat and additional modes to add more replay value. The game has a crossplatform feature to play with your other friends who own any Sony system. It’s also available on the PS Vita. This game has a PlayScore of Here are the runners-up before we reveal the number 1: 15. ONE PIECE: Burning Blood. Step into the shoes of the Straw Hat Crew and go grande mano a mano with the new world’s baddest foes. Use your devil fruit abilities and relish its signature action and comedy. It has a PlayScore of 7.8. 14. WWE 2K16. Play with over 120 unique wrestlers from WWE history, from divas and superstars alike. Climb the ropes, tackle opponents, and make your way to the Hall of Fame. It has a PlayScore of 13.
Dead or Alive 5: Last Round. Experience the joys of fighting with improved visuals and higher resolutions. Using the Soft Engine, characters are softer and more realistic, which adds to the game’s vivid personality. It has a PlayScore of 12.
JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven. Hirohiko Araki’s successful manga takes to the console world with nimble steps. Reunite with ancestors and form tag teams in a brawl that defies the laws of time and space. It has a PlayScore of 11.
EA Sports UFC 2. Play as premier fighters in the most realistic MMA game yet. Step into the ring and show off your skills with grapples, tackles, and takedowns. It’s a knockout with a PlayScore of 8.01.
1. Guilty Gear Xrd -REVELATOR– When it comes to fighting games, Guilty Gear doesn’t disappoint everyone with its beautiful cell-animated visuals and a combat that dazzles the eyes. Arc System Works’ latest addition to the Guilty Gear franchise. It’s the most beautiful Guilty Gear game to ever release on console. Meet your favorite Guilty Gear characters in smooth 1080 pixels and 60 frames per second. Sol, Ky, and the rest of the party are back with slick new animations and unforgettable personalities. And also amazing instakills. Xrd Revelator comes with a total of 23 playable characters, ranging from the cool ones to the odd. Faust. Since 1998, its combat remains fast and frenetic as ever. Unleash your characters blazing moves in a gorgeous arena. Play with other players in Ranked Mode to take over the leaderboards because this game has a PlayScore of and it’s the best PS4 Fighting Game to date.
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