excluding Vanguard Princess and Eternal Fighter Zero, some nice fighters for PC
CRUCIS FATAL+FAKE is the continuation project of FATAL/FAKE (2005) whose characters are taken from Fate/Stay Night & Fate/Hollow Atraxia. Unlike the previous game, the battle system put emphasis on tag team (almost similar to Marvel vs Capcom). The player chooses a master and a servant, each has an energy bar and can switch position during battle. The story is completely absent, since the player fight their enemies in whichever respective path they take. The developer has released various patches to balance the gameplay, add new characters (19 totals), music, stages (with few options for day or night) and online modes. CRUCIS FATAL+FAKE was released on October 24, 2008.
Fate/sword dance is a Japanese fanmade game based on Type-Moon’s popular Japanese visual novel Fate/stay night. The story is about seven sorcerers fighting for the Holy Grail. The game has five different game modes (Story Mode, Arcade, Versus CPU, Versus Human and Training) and six playable characters (plus Gilgamesh and Tiger as hidden characters). Similar to King of Fighters series there are two fighting styles: Rush (focuses on chaining and less damage) and Strong (less chaining but higher damage and higher vitality). Fate/sword dance is the 3rd doujin games from RAPID FIRE (Chouanikimura, Guardian Heroines, Mr. Karateka) which was released at Comiket Special 04, on March 21, 2005.
Fuuka σ Taisen (prononunced as Fuuka Sigma Taisen, but often abbreviated as Fuuka Taisen) is a cross-over fighting game from Sunrise’s Mai-HiME and Mai-Otome anime series. The gameplay is simple and similar to Guilty Gear or Marvel vs. Capcom where characters have extra air time to perform air combos. Each characters have a unique entities known as “Child” which can be used to assist throughout the fight. By completing the game using certain characters will allow player to unlock new hidden characters. But The most interesting part that each character has rival and neat storyline. Fuuka σ Taisen was released at Comiket 74, on August 16, 2008.
Maribato! is a 2D shoujo fighting game based on Maria-sama ga Miteru anime series. The game was inspired by Capcom’s style (Street Fighter Zero series), and focusing on tag system. Player will take up to 2 characters and they can switch during fight which is shown by “souer bar”. Tags are instantaneous, making them very useful in escaping enemy combos or for setting up some attack chains of your own. The game comes with only two attack buttons, weak and strong attack. Rather than just copying another game’s movelists, DK Software put some efforts by giving some original movesets. This version is the 1st edition which was released on Comiket 67 2004.
Alice Senki 2 is the sequel of popular fighting game based on characters from Alice Soft works. Players will get more improvised version than its predecessor. More characters (18 totals), stages, game modes and improved AI levels. Thanks to refined combo system which makes player will be easier to perform succesive attacks and create more damages. Each time finishing the game player will unlock CG art as reward. Alice Senki 2 is one of the most anticipated fighting games which was released on Comiket 75 2008.
Play as Shinku, Suigintou, Kanaria, Suiseiseki and many others in this fast 3D fighting game. Based on popular anime with the same title, Alibat is an overhead arena fighting similar to Capcom’s Power Stone. Remember, sometimes you need to set your region standard to Japanese as well, otherwise you’ll get a “data file is broken” error message.