Updated December 5, 2018: New entries added


It doesn't matter how much of a calm-hearted, yoga-practising pacifist you think you are, everyone likes a good fighting game.

Letting off steam with a bout of digital fisticuffs is essential therapy, whether it's the blood and thunder brutality of a scrolling brawler or the hyper-violent chess of a one-on-one beat-'em-up.

They're not all a case brainless button mashing either. In fact, some mobile fighting games prove to be downright thoughtful.

That diversity is reflected in the following list, which contains scrolling brawlers, technical one-on-one scrappers, fantasy hack-and-slashers and more.

Here, then, is a list of the 25 best fighting games on Android. We'll fight anyone who disagrees with us. Virtually, of course. Best of three?