Fan-made Fighting Game Glossary explains terms from Super Smash Bros. to Mortal Kombat

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What you need to know

  • Fighting game veteran Infil has announced the release of a fan-made Fighting Game Glossary.
  • The glossary contains technical terminology from 14 different fighting games, such as Super Smash Bros..
  • The glossary is ever-expanding and free of charge.

Fighting game veteran Infil has announced in a tweet that they have published a website containing the ultimate fighting game glossary.

The Fighting Game Glossary contains explanations for technical terms from games like Mortal Kombat to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. For anyone interested in getting into the fighting game scene, but may not know where to start, this is the perfect resource. Lots of gamers find themselves willing to get into a game, but may feel intimidated by the wide variety of technical terminology.

The resource is free of charge and Infil encourages readers to make suggestions for any other terms that should be added. The creator claims to have worked for over nine months on the project and takes pride in the resulting glossary.

Fighting games have been popular since the days of arcades, and are taken seriously in the realm of eSports and the like. The Nintendo Switch is home to many multiplayer games in the fighting genre, such as the aforementioned Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Mortal Kombat 11 and the Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection.

What are your favorite fighting games? Were there any technical moves that took a long time for you to master? Let us know in the comments!

Nadine Dornieden

Nadine is a freelance writer for iMore with a specialty in all things Nintendo, often working on news, guides, reviews, and editorials. She's been a huge Nintendo fan ever since she got to pet her very own Nintendog, and enjoys looking at Nintendo's place in the video game industry. Writing is her passion, but she mostly does it so that she can pay off her ever-growing debt to Tom Nook. Her favorite genres are simulation games, rhythm games, visual novels, and platformers. You can find her at @stopthenadness on Twitter, where she'll more than likely be reposting cute Animal Crossing content.