The 30 Best PS2 Fighting Games of All Time

Loveleen Kaur / ONE37pm

The PlayStation 2 is considered by many to be gaming royalty. Fans look back on the legendary run of Sony's second gaming machine fondly due to the legendary gamut of games released for it among a wide swath of genres. And one of the many genres that enjoyed a renaissance period on the PS2 is fighting games. Some of the biggest IPs in the genre, such as Tekken, Street Fighter, and Virtua Fighter, enjoyed their best moments in the sun thanks to amazing PS2 series entries. Let's all celebrate that momentous achievement by highlighting the 50 best ps2 fighting games ever made.

PS2 Fighting Games

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1. 'Tekken Tag Tournament'

Buy Now, $19.98

2. 'Tekken 4'

Buy Now, $31.10

3. 'Tekken 5'

Buy Now, Price Varies

4. 'Dead or Alive 2: Hardcore'

Buy Now, $87

5. 'Virtua Fighter 4: Evolution'

Buy Now, $16.84

6. 'Soulcalibur II'

Buy Now, $16.30

7. 'Soulcalibur III'

Buy Now, $47.26

8. 'Def Jam: Fight for NY'

Buy Now, $299.77

9. 'Capcom vs. SNK 2: Mark of the Millennium 2001'

Buy Now, $119.91

10. 'Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes'

Buy Now, $299.95

11. 'Mortal Kombat: Deception'

12. 'War of the Monsters'

Buy Now, $49.04

13. 'Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3'

Buy Now, $54.99

14. 'Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 3'

Buy Now, $323.95

15. 'The King of Fighters '98: Ultimate Match'

Buy Now, $72.22

16. 'The King of Fighter XI'

Buy Now, $24.99

17. 'Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus'

Buy Now, $180

18. 'Fight Night Round 2'

Buy Now, $22

19. 'Arcana Heart'

Buy Now, Price Varies

20. 'Bloody Roar 3'

Buy Now, $53.37

21. 'Super Dragon Ball Z'

Buy Now, $92.99

22. 'Naruto: Ultimate Ninja 3'

Buy Now, $36.30

23. 'Fire Pro Wrestling Returns'

Buy Now, $18.18

24. 'WWE SmackDown! Here Comes the Pain'

Buy Now, $55.74

25. 'Street Fighter EX3'

Buy Now, $34.33

26 'Street Fighter Anniversary Collection'

Buy Now, $19.98

27. 'Street Fighter Alpha Anthology'

Buy Now, $20.92

28. 'The King of Fighters Collection: The Orochi Saga'

Buy Now, $42.99

29. 'Samurai Shodown Anthology'

Buy Now, $39.49

30. 'Fatal Fury: Battle Archives Volume 2'

Buy Now, $29.99

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