HardBall 4

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Critic Score User Score
DOS
78
3.3
Genesis
74
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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 It's a hit into the outfield...
HardBall 4 Genesis Successful hit
HardBall 4 DOS Getting ready to bat.
HardBall 4 DOS Out at first base!

Alternate Titles

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

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User Reviews

A PC Classic DOS Condemned (70)

Critic Reviews

PC Games (Germany) DOS Mar, 1995 87 out of 100 87
FLUX Genesis Apr, 1994 8.5 out of 10 85
GamePro (US) Genesis Sep, 1994 4 out of 5 80
World Village (Gamer's Zone) DOS 1995 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Video Games & Computer Entertainment Genesis Aug, 1994 8 out of 10 80
PC Gamer DOS Mar, 1995 79 out of 100 79
Computer Gaming World (CGW) DOS Apr, 1995 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Video Games Genesis Jul, 1994 57 out of 100 57
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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