Sengoku Basara X
Sengoku Basara X is a 2D, Fighting, Single-player, and Multiplayer video game developed by Arc System Works. Familiar with other series’ installments, the player plays like a top best fighter where the mission is to K.O the opponent. The game has many rounds where every round lasts for one minute.
Within a limited time, the player has to lay down the opponent otherwise; the game ends. At the end of the round, the player with the highest remaining power takes the lead. The game has plenty of characters, and every character is unique and keeps a different playstyle. The combo depletes the opponent’s health in a larger amount.
The control system is straightforward, where the player has to move the character forward and backward using a joystick. The character can make defense or offense using various buttons placed at the bottom. The game has a challenge mode where the player can play with other fighters to show off his skills. The core features of the game are Fighting Gameplay, Skills, and Anime Characters.
#1 Mega Man 2: The Power Fighters
Mega Man 2: The Power Fighters is an Adventure, Arcade, Fighting, and Single-player video game developed by Capcom. It is the sequel to the Mega Man game and offers the same gameplay to follow with new features. Unlike its original title, the game has three stories to play, and all the stories have different enemies to fight.
The game has many playable characters such as Mega Man, Proto Man, Bass, and Duo. The game lets the player choose the stages, and if he gets stuck on a particular scene, the game offers some hints about the monsters’ weaknesses. Each of the characters can perform a special attack, which gets executed by releasing a full meter charge.
All the characters have special abilities such as Mega Man has Mega Upper unique ability. Similarly, Proto Man’s special move is Proto Strike, which allows him to shoot a short-ranged but massive burst of energy, and Bass has an unusual move toward Crescent Kick to perform a somersaulting kick. The duo can slam the enemy down through Giant Knuckle.
#2 X-Men: Next Dimension
X-Men: Next Dimension is an Adventure, Fighting, and Single-player video game developed by Activision. In this beat-em-up game, the player has to kill the opponent by performing strong attacks and combos. The gameplay is simple, where the player has to move the character and perform kicking or punching by pressing the buttons.
The game features a combo system such as regular chain attacks, air juggles, and air launchers. The blocking system allows the players to block the enemy’s attack and make it lockable to re-attack. The counter-attacks are specific to the type of attack a player is countering. The player can access special and super attacks where different types of super attacks are there, and each one has four levels of power.
The story mode has limited characters for each battle, whereas arcade mode allows the player to select any character from a series of fighters. The Versus Mode has unlocked characters available, and a survival mode is a mode where the fighter faces endless computer-controlled opponents until the player’s health meter gets zero.
#3 Guilty Gear XX Λ Core
Guilty Gear XX Λ Core is an Adventure, Fighting, 2D, and Single-player video game developed by Arc System Works for multiple platforms. Throughout the game, the player takes on the role of a battler, where the primary mission is to fight the enemies. The player can use Gatling combos to deplete the opponent’s health by a significant margin.
The health is the main asset for the player, so he must maintain the health to stay in action for a long time. The game has 25 main playable characters where every character has many skills but some weaknesses. As the player makes progress, he can convert the player’s weak points into abilities. The game has many playable modes such as survival mode, training mode, mission mode, and PVP mode.
In the mission mode, the player has to complete the assigned tasks, survival mode requires the player’s survival until the energy approaches zero, and PVP mode is a challenging mode for skills testing. The core features of the game are Multiple Playable Modes, Health Meter, and Numerous Characters.
#4 Touhou 10.5 – Scarlet Weather Rhapsody
Touhou 10.5 – Scarlet Weather Rhapsody is a Fighting, Adventure, and Single-player video game developed by Team Shangai Alice. Throughout the game, the player has to fight against enemies with a strong deck of cards. The game has multiple endings, depending on the cards and abilities he has in the deck. The player must have offensive and defensive cards to claim victories.
All the cards have three categories, such as System Cards, Skill Cards, and Spell Cards. System Cards include bombs that knock the enemy back and change the weather. Skill Cards upgrade the special attacks to do more damage and allow the player to gain more power. Spell Cards generate powerful attacks that automatically work after activation.
The game has multiple characters such as Reimu Hakurei, Sakuya Izayoi, Youmu Konpaku, Marisa Kirisame, Remilia Scarlet, and many others. The player fights in different weathers such as River Mist having a normalized distance between opponents, Spring Haze, where the players cannot use any melee attacks but can use special moves, and many other kinds of weather.
#5 Justice League: Heroes United
Justice League: Heroes United is an Adventure, Robots, RPG, and Single-player video game developed by Global VR. Throughout the game, the player can control D.C.’s most famous heroes and battles through many locations having multiple enemies. The included heroes are Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, Martian Manhunter, and The Flash with strong abilities.
These heroes are available initially for playing, but as the player makes progress, he can unlock Aquaman, Green Arrow, Huntress, Hal Jordan, and Kyle Rayner. Metropolis, S.T.A.R. Labs, and the Justice League’s Watchtower are the places where the player has to perform actions and fight brutal enemies. The enemies are Brainiac, Killer Frost, Darkseid, and Doomsday, with dangerous skills and powers.
Boss battles are unique, as only one character can be the master of powers. The player can enhance the damage, attacking range, luck, speed, and superpower duration of the characters to perform better in the war of justice. The game allows the player to allocate his orbs and boosts to customize heroes according to his playing style.
#6 Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid
Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid is a Fighting, Adventure, and Single-player video game developed by nWay. Throughout the game, the player serves as a fighter, where the mission is to compete in battle with different fighting styles and special attacks. The player has to select teams of three characters to engage in one-on-one combat where he can switch between them at any point during the match.
After eliminating all three opposing teammates, the game declares the finisher as a winner. The player can perform ultra-attacks to lay down the opponents quickly. Ranked Online, Arcade, Versus, Casual Arcade, Training, and Tutorial modes are the playable ones. In the tutorial mode, it gets easy for the player to understand the characters and their play-styles.
The game has multiple characters with special powers such as Jason Lee with Red Ranger Dragon Shield, Ann Hart having Ranger Slayer, and many others. The game has online leaderboards where the player has to focus on the top position by completing the quests and battles.
#7 Guilty Gear XX Λ Core Plus
Guilty Gear XX Λ Core Plus is an Anime, 2D, Fighting, Single-player, and Multiplayer video game developed by Arc System Works. Throughout the game, the player has to play like a fighter and use the best skills and moves to outlast the enemies before they do. The game offers the player to perform combos by pressing the attack button consequently.
The game has 25 playable characters where every character has a unique set of abilities. Initially, the skill tree of a character is null, but as the player makes progress, the skill tree gets improved. The game has different playable modes such as Survival Mode, M.O.M. Mode, Training Mode, and Mission Mode. All the modes have different gameplay, and the player has to follow the required task to get advance.
In the multiplayer mode, the player can test his skills by challenging a player in PVP mode. The ranked match allows the players to grow their ranks on the global leaderboard. The core features of the game are Leaderboard, Ranked Matches, PVP Mode, and 25 Characters.
#8 Arcana Heart 3
Arcana Heart 3 is an Arcade, Fighting, and Single-player video game developed by Team Arcana. It is the third main entry in the Arcana Heart series and offers identical gameplay to the last releases. Unlike the previous releases, the player controls a fighter with the mission to defeat the opponent before he does.
The player can choose a character from multiple fighters, and everyone has a special ability. The player can use this unique ability to deplete the opponent’s power rapidly, once activated. In the multiplayer mode, the player can play against a friend on a single screen. The game has allocated a specific time for every round, and the player has to beat the rival in the specified time.
If the times up, the player with the most health remaining wins the round. Most of the battles have two rounds, but in some cases, the player has to fight the third round to justify the victor. The core features of the game are HP Meter, Fighting, Round-Based Fights, and Multiple Characters.
#9 Ougon Musou Kyoku CROSS
Ougon Musou Kyoku CROSS is a 2D, Fighting, Single-player, and Multiplayer video game developed by 07th Expansion. Throughout the game, the player selects two characters and fights against a pair of fighters in beat-em-up gameplay. The game enables the player to switch between the characters as per desire.
The game has multiple characters where every character has unique abilities and can cast different attacks. The game has two playable modes, such as Normal and Princess Mode. The player has an HP gauge at the top of the screen in blue. The Hp gets yellow that is recoverable, but if it goes red, the player cannot recover it. Both the characters have separate gauges, and if one of the character’s health approaches zero, the game ends.
Versus mode allows the player to play against CPU or another player in online ranking. To improve the fighting skills, the player can train every character in training mode. The game’s core features are Training Mode, Versus Mode, HP Meter, Two Switchable Characters, and Fighting Scenarios.
#10 Blazblue: Continuum Shift II
Blazblue: Continuum Shift II is an Arcade, Anime, Fighting, and Single-player video game developed by Arc System Works. It is the sequel to Blazblue: Continuum Shift and offers the same storyline to follow. Identical to other 2D fighting games, the player controls a fighter with the mission to defeat the rival within a limited timeframe.
A fight may consist of one to five rounds, and to win a round, one player must deplete the other player’s life gauge to zero by inflicting as much damage as possible. If the time runs out, the player having more remaining health wins the round. During each round, the player fills a heat gauge, which he can use to perform advanced techniques such as Distortion Drives, Rapid Cancels, Counter Assaults, etc.
Dealing with damage and perfectly blocking attacks will help the player in filling the heat gauge. Bursts have different properties, such as the offensive burst has high combo-ability, while the defensive burst will provide invincibility. Jump into the adventure, fight numerous enemies, and be an ultimate fighter.