Retro/old fighting games

I mentioned to my other half that I was thinking about getting some old consoles I had growing up. I came home the other day to find that he’d got me a mega drive and eternal champions.
My dad gave me his old ps2 to which I got capcom v snk2, king of fighters 2001 and street fighter ex3.
Now I’m looking for other consoles and fighting game titles I’ve never heard of or tried.
So I’m asking you guys for your suggestions and recommendations

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I do remember two fighting games but they ar eon console smuch odler than PS2
Primal Rage (which was on every single system in the 90’s including a PC)
Eternal Champions (sega systems)

Feel free to check them out.

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Project Justice / Rival Schools
Steet Fighter Alpha 3
Power Stone 1 and 2 (CLASSIC)
Street Fighter III W Impact
Last Blade 2
jojo bizarre adventure
Fatal Fury/Garou Mark of the Wolves
Soul Calibur 2
KOF Evolution
KOF Dream Match 99
Marvel vs Capcom 2
Marvel vs Capcom


Just one helluva broken classic:

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Awh I loved rival schoolso. It was awesome.
I’ve ordered Street fighter alpha anthology and sf ex3.
I forgot about the power stones. Think I’ll have to source a dream cast aswell.
Thx for the suggestions I’ll Deffo have a look at them.
I have eternal champions, I loved that game as a kid especially all the rock hard stage fatalities lol

Power Instinct (Gōketsuji Ichizoku)

Fighters History

Gundam Battle Assault 2

Bushido Blade

Battle Arena Toshinden

Star Gladiator

Kensei Sacred Fist (hidden gem)

Bloody Roar (my favorite)


Primal Rage

Eternal Champions


Star gladiator and battle arena toshinden. I forgot bout them. I’ve never played bloody roar but I’ve heard max talk about it.
I’m surprised primal rage, eternal champions and bloody roar haven’t been remade.

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You and me both. I’d be more than down for a sequel to any of those. I actually got to play the arcade only version (only two cabinets ever made) for Eternal Champions 2 and I have to say I really liked it a lot.

Anyways, here are a few suggestions:

Sega Saturn:
Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3
Virtua Fighter 2
Fighting Vipers
Night Warriors: Darkstalkers Revenge
X-Men: Children of the Atom
X-Men Vs Street Fighter

I’ll check my collection and see if I can think of more for other systems, but the work day’s over, so I’m out. :smile: I had the same epiphany as you a few years back, so I’ve started to put together a decent collection for Genesis, Saturn, PSone, PS2 and Dreamcast.


I almost forget it…
Samurai Shodown IV - Amakusa’s Revenge

tears of joy…


Ps1 the only system I never really got to play.
So many gems.

This thread makes me cry of joy :joy_cat:

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yea… the memories. Its good to see how fighting games has returned with all they got.

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Samurai showdown. I loved that game as a kid. Using animals as fighting partners.
The 90s was an awesome time for fighting games.
I might extend the search to rpgs as well, another passion of mine.
I can see my wallet crying already.
If only I’d kept everything goes growing up, I’d be in gaming nirvana now lol

Soul Caliber 2 is my first fighting game! This is my favorite childhood game of all time!


I picked this up today for £1

Whoa! That’s really cheap!

Do you mean JRPG’s? I really enjoyed those as well. Wish they’d put more out on consoles but at least there are some good ones from the past to choose from.

Here are my lists for both:

Genesis Fighting Games
-Eternal Champions
-Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Tournament Fighters
-Primal Rage
-Clay Fighter
-Brutal: Paws of Fury
-Justice League
-Rise of the Robots
-Samurai Shodown
-Super Street Fighter 2
-Mortal Kombat, MK2, UMK3
-Shaq Fu
-Fatal Fury
-Art of Fighting
-World Heroes
-Time Killers

Genesis RPGs
-Phantasy Star
-Shining Force
-Shining in the Darkness
-Sword of Vermillion

Sega Saturn RPGs
Shining Force III
Shining The Holy Ark
Panzer Dragoon Saga
Magic Knight Rayearth
Albert Odyssey
Blazing Heroes
Dark Savior

Sega Saturn Fighting Games (cont’d)
-Golden Axe: The Dual
-Virtual On
-Dead or Alive
-Battle Arena Toshinden Remix
-Fighters Megamix
-King of Fighters

PSone Fighting Games
-Soul Blade
-Star Wars: Masters of Teras Kasi
-Mortal Kombat Trilogy
-Star Gladiator
-Street Fighter Alpha
-Bushido Blade
-Rival Schools: United By Fate
-Psychic Force
-Darkstalkers 3
-Street Fighter EX
-BIO Freaks
-X-Men Vs Street Fighter
-Bloody Roar
-War Gods

PSone RPGs
-Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain
-Suikoden - & 2
-Breath of Fire 3 & 4
-Star Ocean 2: The Second Story
-Chrono Cross
-Final Fantasy VII, VIII, IX
-Final Fantasy Tactics
-The Legend of Dragoon
-Lunar: Silver Star Story
-SaGa Frontier
-Vandal Hearts
-RPG Maker

Dreamcast Fighting Games
-Soul Calibur
-Virtual On: Oratorio Tangram
-Street Fighter 3
-King of Fighters
-JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure
-Fatal Fury: Mark of the Wolves
-Virtua Fighter 3TB
-Last Blade 2
-Plasma Sword
-Tech Romancer
-Marvel Vs Capcom
-Project Justice

Dreamcast RPGs
-Skies of Arcadia
-Grandia 2
-Evolution 1 & 2
-Phantasy Star Online
-Record of Lodoss War

I own a good portion of these and played a vast majority. Some of these I’ve only heard about but haven’t had the pleasure like Panzer Dragoon Saga and Magic Knight Rayearth. Anyways, hope this helps!


Thx for the suggestions. Panzer dragoon saga was amazing. One of my favourite ever games. As is the shining games.
So many brilliant games so little funds lmao.

Now why do you have to mention these? :joy: mainly, Phantasy Star II and III are what got me into Rpgs. Landstalker is perhaps my favorite of the entire generation.

Shining force 3 possibly my fave ever game. Have to check out land stalker

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