Glossary

Martial Champion

Martial Champion

Release date: 1993

Genres: Action, Combat

Platforms: Arcade

Publishers: Konami

Martial Champion (マーシャルチャンピオン) is a 1993 fighting game released for the arcades by Konami. It was Konami's third fighting game after the 1985 releases Yie Ar Kung-Fu and Galactic Warriors and the 1986 release Yie Ar Kung-Fu II, and their first release that came after the success of Capcom's 1991 arcade hit Street Fighter II.

Marvel Super Hero Squad

Marvel Super Hero Squad

Release date: 2009

Genres: Action, Beat'em-up, Combat

Platforms: PlayStation 2, Wii, Nintendo DS, PSP

Publishers: THQ

Marvel Super Hero Squad is a video game developed by Blue Tongue Entertainment, Mass Media, and Halfbrick and published by THQ. It was released on October 20, 2009 for the Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, and Wii. The game features cartoonish super-deformed versions of the Marvel Comics superhero characters, as seen in the Marvel Super Hero Squad toy line by Hasbro, as well as the television show made by Film Roman and Marvel Animation for Cartoon Network.

Marvel Super Heroes vs. Street Fighter

Marvel Super Heroes vs. Street Fighter

Release date: 1997

Genres: Action, Combat

Publishers:

Marvel Super Heroes vs. Street Fighter is a crossover fighting video game developed and published by Capcom. It is the sequel to X-Men vs. Street Fighter and the second installment in the Marvel vs. Capcom series. The game was first released as an arcade game in 1997. It then received ports to the Sega Saturn in 1998 and the PlayStation in 1999. The gameplay and aesthetics of Marvel Super Heroes vs. Street Fighter remain similar to X-Men vs. Street Fighter. Each player selects two characters to …

Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes

Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes

Release date: 2000

Genres: Action, Combat

Platforms: PlayStation 2, XBox 360, PlayStation 3, Sega Dreamcast, XBox, Arcade, Apple IOS

Publishers:

Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes is a crossover fighting game developed and published by Capcom. It is the fourth installment in both the Marvel vs. Capcom series and Capcom's Vs. series respectively, which features characters from both Capcom's video game franchises and comic book series published by Marvel Comics. Originally released in Japanese arcades in 2000, the game received ports to the Dreamcast, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Xbox, Xbox 360, and iOS devices over the span of twelve…

Marvel Nemesis: Rise of the Imperfects

Marvel Nemesis: Rise of the Imperfects

Release date: 2005

Genres: Action, Combat

Platforms: PlayStation 2, Nintendo DS, GameCube, XBox, PSP

Publishers: Electronic Arts

Marvel Nemesis: Rise of the Imperfects is a fighting game for the PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube, Nintendo DS, and PSP, which ties into the "Marvel Nemesis" comic book series. It was released on September 20, 2005 in North America and October 14, 2005 in Europe. The game focuses on most Marvel Comics characters facing a new team of super villains known as The Imperfects. Upon release, the game was not received very well by critics.

Mortal Kombat 11

Mortal Kombat 11

Release date: 2019

Genres: Action, Combat

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Mortal Kombat 11 is a fighting game developed by NetherRealm Studios and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. Running on a heavily modified version of Unreal Engine 3, it is the eleventh main installment in the Mortal Kombat series and a sequel to 2015's Mortal Kombat X. Announced at The Game Awards 2018, the game was released in North America and Europe on April 23, 2019 for Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One — with the exception of Europe's Switch ve…

Mike Tyson Boxing

Release date: 2000

Genres: Action, Combat, Sports

Publishers: Codemasters

Mike Tyson Boxing is a video game developed and published by Codemasters for the PlayStation and Game Boy Advance.

Musashi no Ken – Tadaima Shugyō Chū

Release date: 1986

Genres: Action, Combat

Publishers: Taito

Musashi no Ken - Tadaima Shugyō Chū (六三四の剣 ただいま修行中, lit. "Sword of Musashi - Now in the Middle of Training") is a 1986 video game developed and published by Taito exclusively in Japan. It is based on a Japanese sports manga series written and illustrated by Motoka Murakami that focuses on kendo, simply titled Musashi no Ken. The gameplay and design in the one-on-one fighting parts resemble Taito's other fighting game, Great Swordsman, especially its kendo mode.

Mobile Suit Gundam: Extreme VS Force

Mobile Suit Gundam: Extreme VS Force

Release date: 2016

Genres: Action, Combat

Platforms: PS Vita

Publishers: Bandai Namco Entertainment

Mobile Suit Gundam Extreme VS-Force is a portable spin-off of the Extreme Vs. series, developed by Bandai Namco Studios and Lancarse for PlayStation Vita. The game was initially released in 23 December 2015 in Japan, while localized Chinese and English editions were released in Asia during the following year in January and February respectively. On 12 July 2016, it was released in North America, Europe, Africa, Australasia, and the Middle East as a digital-only title on the PlayStation Network, …

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers

Release date: 1994

Genres: Action, Beat'em-up, Combat, Platform

Platforms: Sega Game Gear, Super Nes, Nintendo GameBoy, Sega Mega-CD

Publishers: Bandai, Sega

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers is the title of five different video games based on the first season of the television series of the same name, one for each of the following game platforms: Sega Genesis/Mega Drive, Super Nintendo Entertainment System, Game Boy, Game Gear, and Sega CD. The Nintendo versions of the game were released by Bandai, while the Sega versions were published by Sega themselves. The Green Ranger is only playable on the Genesis and Game Gear versions of the game.

MechWarrior 3

MechWarrior 3

Release date: 1999

Genres: Action, Combat

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Hasbro Interactive

MechWarrior 3 is a vehicle simulation game, part of the MechWarrior series. It featured a new 3D accelerated graphics engine at the time of its release. The game contains over 20 missions, with access to 18 different mechs. A novelization called Trial Under Fire was written by Loren L. Coleman.

Mega Man Battle Chip Challenge

Mega Man Battle Chip Challenge

Release date: 2003

Genres: Action, Card, Combat

Publishers: Capcom

Mega Man Battle Chip Challenge, known in Japan as Rockman EXE Battle Chip GP (ロックマンエグゼ バトルチップGP), is a video game developed by Inti Creates and published by Capcom for the Game Boy Advance (GBA) handheld game console. It is a spin-off title in the Mega Man Battle Network series. The game saw a simultaneous August 8, 2003 release in Japan on the WonderSwan Color and Swan Crystal titled Rockman EXE N1 Battle (ロックマンエグゼ N1バトル). The GBA version was localized in North America and Europe the following …

Marvel Super Hero Squad: Comic Combat

Marvel Super Hero Squad: Comic Combat

Release date: 2011

Genres: Action, Beat'em-up, Combat, Hack'n'slash

Publishers:

Marvel Super Hero Squad: Comic Combat is a video game that uses the uDraw GameTablet, developed by Griptonite Games, and published by THQ and Vivendi Games. The game is the third in the Marvel Super Hero Squad franchise, acting as the sequel to two video games Marvel Super Hero Squad and Marvel Super Hero Squad: The Infinity Gauntlet. It was released on November 15, 2011 for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Wii game systems.Based on characters from Marvel comic books such as Thor and Iron Man, M…

Mobile Suit Gundam: Gundam vs. Gundam Next

Release date: 2009

Genres: Action, Combat

Platforms: PSP, Arcade

Publishers: Namco Bandai Games, / Banpresto

Mobile Suit Gundam: Gundam vs. Gundam Next is the game in the Gundam VS video game series from the Namco Bandai Games, it is the sequel to Mobile Suit Gundam: Gundam vs. Gundam. On September 15, 2009, Famitsu released gameplay screenshots of the PSP version, Mobile Suit Gundam: Gundam vs. Gundam NEXT PLUS, which was released on December 3, 2009. A sequel, Mobile Suit Gundam: Extreme Vs. was released in 2011.

Mad Max (2015 video game)

Mad Max (2015 video game)

Release date: 2015

Genres: Action, Adventure, Combat

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3

Publishers:

Mad Max is an action-adventure video game based on the Mad Max franchise. Developed by Avalanche Studios and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, it was released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One in 2015. Feral Interactive published the game's macOS and Linux versions. In the game, players control Max Rockatansky as he progresses through the wasteland building a vehicle, the "Magnum Opus", to do battle with a gang of raiders, led by Scabrous Scrotus, and to reach…

Metal Masters

Metal Masters

Release date: 1993

Genres: Action, Combat

Publishers: Electro Brain, Infogrames

Metal Masters is a 2D fighting video game first released in 1990 for the Nintendo Game Boy and later released in 1991 for the Atari ST, IBM PC, and Amiga.

Magical Chaser ~Stardust of Dreams~

Release date: 2008

Genres: Action, Combat

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers:

Magical Chaser ~Stardust of Dreams~ (まじかる★チェイサー ~Stardust of Dreams~, Majikaru★Cheisaa) is a Japanese dōjin 2D fighting game for Windows, developed by the dōjin circle Dakken for the Fighter Maker 2nd engine and released in 2008. The game is a crossover of five magical girl Anime series: Ojamajo Doremi, Princess Comet, Fushigi Mahō Fan Fan Pharmacy, Fushigiboshi no Futagohime and Kasumin.Aside from the roster of popular characters from the magical girl genre, the game was also notorious for its …

Mega Man 2: The Power Fighters

Mega Man 2: The Power Fighters

Release date: 1996

Genres: Action, Arcade, Combat, Shooter

Publishers:

Mega Man 2: The Power Fighters is an arcade video game, released in Japan in 1996 as a fighting game in the Mega Man series of games. It is the direct sequel to Mega Man: The Power Battle released the previous year. Both games were ported to home consoles in North America in 2004 as part of the Mega Man Anniversary Collection for PlayStation 2, Xbox, and GameCube and in Japan during the same year as part of two game compilation titled Rockman: Power Battle Fighters (ロックマン パワーバトルファイターズ), also for…

Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Super Heroes

Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Super Heroes

Release date: 1998

Genres: Action, Combat

Publishers:

Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Super Heroes is a crossover fighting game developed and published by Capcom. It is the third installment in the Marvel vs. Capcom series, which features characters from Capcom's video game franchises and characters from Marvel Comics. The game debuted in Japanese and North American arcades in 1998. It was ported to the Dreamcast in 1999 and the PlayStation in 2000. The game was re-released in 2012 for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 as part of the Marvel vs. Capcom Ori…

Monster Maulers

Monster Maulers

Release date: 1993

Genres: Action, Combat

Platforms: Arcade

Publishers: Konami

Monster Maulers, known in Japan as Kyukyoku Sentai Dadandarn (究極戦隊ダダンダーン, lit. "Ultimate Squad Dadandarn"), is a 1993 fighting arcade game developed and published by Konami.