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What's Your Favourite 1-on-1 2D Fighting Series?

Streetfighter
6 (42.9%)
Fatal Fury
0 (0%)
Darkstalkers
0 (0%)
King Of The Fighters
3 (21.4%)
Dragonball Z
0 (0%)
Art Of Fighting
0 (0%)
Mortal Kombat
1 (7.1%)
Samurai Shodown
1 (7.1%)
Marvel
1 (7.1%)
Other?
2 (14.3%)

Total Members Voted: 13

Voting closed: March 27, 2012, 17:56:22 PM

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What's Your Favourite 2D Fighting Series?
« on: March 27, 2012, 17:56:22 PM »
So which one of these is your favourite.

I have to go for the King Of The Fighters games, for me they combine all the best parts of the other great SNK fighters.

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Re: What's Your Favourite 2D Fighting Series?
« Reply #1 on: March 27, 2012, 18:54:55 PM »
I would say a tight fight between SF and KoF.. Went with KoF for the pure arcade fun.
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Re: What's Your Favourite 2D Fighting Series?
« Reply #2 on: March 29, 2012, 19:14:32 PM »
Streetfighter for me, iconic characters and moves and it paved the way for all the others.

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Re: What's Your Favourite 2D Fighting Series?
« Reply #3 on: April 08, 2012, 21:26:38 PM »
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I would say a tight fight between SF and KoF.. Went with KoF for the pure arcade fun.

For me KOTF is like a "best of" for all the other games.

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Re: What's Your Favourite 2D Fighting Series?
« Reply #4 on: April 09, 2012, 05:30:32 AM »
Guilty Gear.  No contest on that one for me.

Most fighting games, I find a little slow-moving (which includes SF, KoF, and definitely all 3D fighters).... well, granted, I find LOTS of things slow-moving.  This one is faster than most and allows for very aggressive play and has a superb comboing system.

Not to mention the characters.  I looooooooove the cast of characters in GG.

I've played it a bit too much.  It's one of the very few games where I WILL actually brag about my skill level, as I feel I've earned the right to do so.  Same with Blazblue....

After that, I'd say Blazblue, which is of course very similar.   Like it for pretty much the same reasons.


I'm not sure what series to list in third place, really.   I've played most of them at some time or other.

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Re: What's Your Favourite 2D Fighting Series?
« Reply #5 on: April 09, 2012, 23:08:35 PM »
The only fighting games I really spent much time playing were Mortal Kombat 2 and Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3.

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Re: What's Your Favourite 2D Fighting Series?
« Reply #6 on: April 14, 2012, 18:44:45 PM »
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Guilty Gear.  No contest on that one for me.

Most fighting games, I find a little slow-moving (which includes SF, KoF, and definitely all 3D fighters).... well, granted, I find LOTS of things slow-moving.  This one is faster than most and allows for very aggressive play and has a superb comboing system.

Not to mention the characters.  I looooooooove the cast of characters in GG.

I've played it a bit too much.  It's one of the very few games where I WILL actually brag about my skill level, as I feel I've earned the right to do so.  Same with Blazblue....

After that, I'd say Blazblue, which is of course very similar.   Like it for pretty much the same reasons.


I'm not sure what series to list in third place, really.   I've played most of them at some time or other.

I don't even know either of those games  :-[

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Re: What's Your Favourite 2D Fighting Series?
« Reply #7 on: April 16, 2012, 16:13:52 PM »
Street fighter or me I think. I know it is a fairly obvious choice but it was the only one of all the fighting games that i ever completed.

I used to like Art of Fighting, Samurai Showdown and King of the Fighters but could never get past the first couple of characters as the local arcade that had those machines in had all the difficulties ramped up for more profits (found this out through my friend that used to work there). Shame really as it kind of ruined those games for me.

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Re: What's Your Favourite 2D Fighting Series?
« Reply #8 on: April 22, 2012, 06:44:18 AM »
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Guilty Gear.  No contest on that one for me.

Most fighting games, I find a little slow-moving (which includes SF, KoF, and definitely all 3D fighters).... well, granted, I find LOTS of things slow-moving.  This one is faster than most and allows for very aggressive play and has a superb comboing system.

Not to mention the characters.  I looooooooove the cast of characters in GG.

I've played it a bit too much.  It's one of the very few games where I WILL actually brag about my skill level, as I feel I've earned the right to do so.  Same with Blazblue....

After that, I'd say Blazblue, which is of course very similar.   Like it for pretty much the same reasons.


I'm not sure what series to list in third place, really.   I've played most of them at some time or other.

I don't even know either of those games  :-[

Hm, interesting.

Most fighter fans recognize them instantly.  GG in particular, is generally considered to be the most difficult-to-learn fighting game series ever made.  Some of the characters are also very, very well known, in a similar way to how many Touhou characters are well known.   GG has been a popular series for quite some time now.   New games in the series havent shown up for awhile now due to EXTREMELY stupid licensing issues, but that recently went away, so the most recent one is getting re-ported, onto XBLA and PSN (I dont know when).     It's a very fast-paced fighting game that focuses heavily on very complicated combos and mixups, and makes a point of using both ground and air tactics in equal measure, due to airdashing and blocking and such.

BB plays very similar..... VERY similar, but with some changes to make it more accessible, which is to say, it's actually accessible, where GG..... ahh, I love GG, but it's REALLY freaking difficult for most new players to get a handle on it.   BB is easier.   The characters have the same style to it as well;  Arc's fighting games tend to be quite similar to each other.  BB can be found on 360 or PS3 currently.

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Re: What's Your Favourite 2D Fighting Series?
« Reply #9 on: April 22, 2012, 11:26:20 AM »
I'm going to add Karate Champ and Yie ar Kung Fu to my list of favorite fighters just because i didn't think of them previously. Stupid of me to overlook them but they are serious retro contenders.

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Re: What's Your Favourite 2D Fighting Series?
« Reply #10 on: April 22, 2012, 14:47:56 PM »
I like them all, but I picked other. My favorite 2D fighters are the 'Capcom vs.' games.

I like the game engine, the excessive combos, and the screen flashing chaos. Doesn't matter if it's superheroes or Tatsunoko. They're all great games.

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Re: What's Your Favourite 2D Fighting Series?
« Reply #11 on: May 02, 2012, 19:17:50 PM »
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I like them all, but I picked other. My favorite 2D fighters are the 'Capcom vs.' games.

I like the game engine, the excessive combos, and the screen flashing chaos. Doesn't matter if it's superheroes or Tatsunoko. They're all great games.

The only ones I have played are the Saturn ones, I do like how outragous they are.

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Re: What's Your Favourite 2D Fighting Series?
« Reply #12 on: May 03, 2012, 10:46:17 AM »
Always followed the SF series from the SNES version to the SF IV 3D for the 3ds. I must say that I'm quite a fan of the "capcom vs." series too. I really enjoy KOF and Samurai Showdown aswell. Probably the best game I played and I own of the vs series is "Capcom vs. SNK 2eo" for the gamecube.... brilliant gameplay, a LOT of characters to choose from and really excellent soundtracks.

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Re: What's Your Favourite 2D Fighting Series?
« Reply #13 on: May 07, 2012, 22:16:30 PM »
I played Streetfighter X Tekken at the weekend on the PS3, pretty good actually!!!!  :o

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