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HardBall 4

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MobyRank MobyScore
DOS
76
3.3
Genesis
76
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Description

New features in this edition of the baseball simulation include the Home Run Derby and Pitching Practice. Multiple viewpoints and instant replays are included. 28 pitches are included, each with distinct effects. You can use real or fictitious teams, and even create your own right down to the logo and kit. Statistics such as batting average and RBIs are stored and can be printed out. Also, as in the previous game, announcer Al Michaels says things during the game.

Screenshots

HardBall 4 DOS Out at first base!
HardBall 4 Genesis Get ready for some practice.
HardBall 4 Genesis The away team scores.
HardBall 4 DOS The main menu

Alternate Titles

  • "HB4" -- informal/slang
  • "HardBall '94" -- Title for Genesis Platform

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User Reviews

A PC Classic DOS Condemned (70)

The Press Says

Entertainment Weekly DOS Feb 17, 1995 A 100
Consoles Plus Genesis Aug, 1994 86 out of 100 86
FLUX Genesis Apr, 1994 8.5 out of 10 85
World Village (Gamer's Zone) DOS 1995 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GamePro (US) Genesis Sep, 1994 4 out of 5 80
Video Games & Computer Entertainment Genesis Aug, 1994 8 out of 10 80
PC Player (Germany) DOS Jun, 1995 74 out of 100 74
Computer Gaming World (CGW) DOS Apr, 1995 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
The Video Game Critic Genesis May 06, 2012 C- 42
High Score DOS Jan, 1996 2 out of 5 40

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Trivia

Add-on

The game box contained an order form for an MLBPA Players Disk that would add 700 real player names & stats to the game for $24.95us.

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