A good fighting game... why?

Hey,

For you, what make a good fighting game?

not being sf4
dun dun dunnnnn

being serious
that the depth of the game allows different strategies, playstyles etc, and that there are a variety of viable chars in terms of diversity of play styles, plus a good balance of game mechanics that are there because there was a good amount of thinking behind them, and are not there only as guimicks or only because
also that the fundamentals of the fighting games translate well to it

Truth.

Causing “fun” and “happiness” when I play it.

It’s not something you can really explain in objective terms.

14yo anime cuties

Final destination.

Wait, this got moved to GD? That doesn’t make much sense…

Fuck you whoever moved this to GD.