Updated February 27, 2018: New entries added
Even the most civilised, urbane, latte-sipping pacifist likes a good fighting game. Beating the excrement out of pixels is the ideal consequence-free way to let off steam.
That's not to suggest that all mobile beat-'em-ups are the virtual knuckle draggers of course. Some of them are pretty darned thoughtful. The following list contains scrolling brawlers, technical one-on-one scrappers, fantasy hack-and-slashers, and strategic simulators.
Here, then, is a list of the 25 best fighting games on Android. We'll fight anyone who disagrees with us. Virtually, of course.