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Mortal Kombat 4 (Game Boy Color)

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Once upon a time, the thunder god Raiden fought against another god called Shinnok who wanted to conquer the universe. Raiden won and banished Shinnok, but now he is back and continues his previous quest. Raiden calls together other warriors to a tournament which determines the one to challenge Shinnok.

Mortal Kombat 4 is a traditional one-against-one versus fighting game. Both fighters try to emtpy the opponent's health bar with punches or kicks. Every fighter also has some special attacks which are triggered with certain button combinations. If the time limit of a round runs out, the fighter with more health wins.

The mobile version of this game has a few differences in comparison to its console/PC brother. It only has nine fighters (Raiden, Liu Kang, Scorpion, Reiko, Tanya, Fujin, Sub-Zero, Quan Chi and the unlockable Reptile) and less special moves. Because of the technical limitations of the platform, the game uses the engine of its predecessor and omits the new 3D look of the other versions.


Mortal Kombat 4 Game Boy Color Before each fight, put a correct Kombat Code and unlock new ways to ensure maximum enjoyment of the game.
Mortal Kombat 4 Game Boy Color Sub-Zero "sculpturing" a frozen Shinnok.
Mortal Kombat 4 Game Boy Color Rayden counter-attacking Tanya with his Torpedo.
Mortal Kombat 4 Game Boy Color Title screen (in Super Game Boy).

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Officiel Nintendo Magazine Mar, 1999 70 out of 100 70
Nintendo Power Magazine Jan, 1999 6.3 out of 10 63
IGN Jul 19, 1999 4 out of 10 40
Pocket Magazine / Pockett Videogames May 01, 1999 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Total! (Germany) Feb, 1999 4.25 out of 6 35
GameSpot Jan 28, 2000 3.5 out of 10 35
Video Games Apr, 1999 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20
Nintendojo 1999 1.5 out of 10 15
Mega Fun Jan, 1999 9 out of 100 9


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German version

All fatalities were removed in the German version.
Kartanym (10751) added Mortal Kombat 4 (Game Boy Color) on Jul 18, 2001