Art of Fighting 3 (Ryuuko no Ken Gaiden in Japan) is a fighting game and the last game in the Art of Fighting series.
Gameplay remains the same as the previous title.
The story in focuses on Robert Garcia who goes in search of his childhood friend, Freia Lawrence, and tracks her to GlassHill, Mexico. Most characters in the cast are looking for someone in GlassHill who have gotten involved in Wyler's plans.
Aside from Ryo and Rober, the game features and entirely new cast which includes:
- Ryo Sakazaki: Star of the first two games.
- Robert Garcia: Star of the first two games.
- Kasumi Todoh: The daughter of Ryuhaku Todoh from the first game.
- Rody Brits: A private investigator.
-Karmen Cole: Personal assistant to the Garcia family.
-Lenny Creston: Rody Brits's partner.
-Koh San Wang: An artist and friend of Lee Pai Long
-Jin Fu Ha: A former disciple of Eiji Kisaragi, who had betrayed him.
-Sinclair: Wyler's mysterious partner in crime.
-Wyler: The boss who's working on finishing an elixir originally developed by his father and Freia Lawrence's father.
In Japan a CD Drama Arranged Soundtrack was released for this game.
The Art of Fighting series was combined with the Fatal Fury series for the King of Fighter series. The first game following Art of Fighting 3 is King of Fighters '94.
The game was included in the Art of Fighting Anthology for PS2.