|One-on-one fighting||Based around non-sport close combat between a limited number of characters, in a stage in which the boundaries are fixed.||1987 / 2017||119 games|
|Beat 'em up||Informal group for finding beat 'em up sub-genres; fighting genre modified to so it's no longer one-on-one but against multitude of opponents.||container group|
|Melee combat simulation||This is a placeholder for the nameless genre about melee combat simulation.||1998 / 2017||33 games|
Informal group for finding fighting game sub-genres; Primarily one-on-one fighting genre, but includes tag team fighting, too.
Alternate names: Versus fighting, One-on-one fighting