Submitted by alexcosborn 1020d ago | opinion piece

Best Fighting Game 2012 | GameRevolution

GR: This year's spread of fighting titles all seemed like crazy ideas: PlayStation All-Stars: Battle Royale was all about Sony trying to make Super Smash Bros.; Persona 4 Arena makes a 2D Blazblue fighter out of all of the RPG characters from Persona 4 (and some from Persona 3); Street Fighter X Tekken transforms 3D characters into 2D characters, which shouldn't have worked but it did anyway; and Skullgirls only had eight female characters but it still was a competent tag-team fighter. Still, only one nominee has made any real headway in the hardcore fighting community. (PS3, Tekken Tag Tournament 2, Wii U, Xbox 360)

Snookies12  +   1020d ago
Wooo, Tekken! That game is amazing...
knifefight  +   1020d ago
I get that, yeah. I'm a Persona 4 man myself but I think that might be partially because I love the Persona universe/characters/art.
Snookies12  +   1020d ago
P4A is great, I own it as well... Though there's simply not enough in terms of stages and music... It was a little disappointing in that regard. The combat itself is spot-on though. :]
ftwrthtx  +   1020d ago
There were no fighters that I really enjoyed.
Myst  +   1020d ago
Tekken Tag Tournament 2 does seem to have everything to make it the top game this year. Skullgirls has a good standing for it and is quite beautifully crated seems like it's one of those games that can only get better.
dee-ecks  +   1020d ago
Persona 4 Arena or GTFO!!! Best damn fighter I've played in a looong time!!
bayonetta  +   1020d ago
Tekken deserve it
TheRichterBelmont  +   1020d ago
Wow, no love for Dead or Alive 5...
Arai  +   1020d ago
I'm missing a online TAG mode in TTT2, wish they would have included it.
Then I could have played with a friend or girlfriend vs others online.
It's been a good year for fighting games though, bought DoA5, TTT2 myself.
Gonna pick up P4A when it's released in Europe as well.
boing1  +   1020d ago
I'm sure you know this but there is 'couch' tag play online. You can play with your friend against people online on the same console. I would love to be able to play fully online with my buddy too. Harada stated that synchronizing between four online players, each from different part of the world, would be a nightmare. Lagfest to say the least.
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blackstrr411  +   1020d ago
DOA 5 for me
Arai  +   1020d ago
@ boing1, no I didn't as I haven't had time to play the game much.
Thank you for pointing that out, bubble+

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