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Heroes of Might and Magic IV

Critic Score User Score
Macintosh
81
3.7
Windows
81
3.7
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Description

As the fourth installment of the series, Heroes of Might and Magic IV brings many new features to the game while retaining the old interface design and gameplay.

The game still is about exploring huge maps with your heroes and armies, collecting treasures, building up cities, fighting monsters and defeating your foes. There are six new and large campaigns and 24 single scenarios to play. 48 new hero classes and many new skills have been created so the game is even heavier on the strategic side as before. You now can lead multiple heroes to battle as well as separate troops from heroes (so you may move troops alone to another hero).

The new battle screen has now isometric view instead of side perspective. And now your heroes may fight side by side with your soldiers and be used for real battle, not only magic.

Screenshots

Heroes of Might and Magic IV Windows Taking a look through the magic eye
Heroes of Might and Magic IV Windows Slaying some skeletons. Here, the hit stats are visible - it hurts a lot :)
Heroes of Might and Magic IV Windows This hero has enough experience points for the next level. You then can choose what skill he should become better in.
Heroes of Might and Magic IV Windows The details of one of your units. This screen is nothing new, though.

Alternate Titles

  • "魔法门之英雄无敌4" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "魔法門英雄無敵四 (主程式 )" -- Chinese spelling (traditional)
  • "Герои Меча и Магии IV" -- Russian spelling
  • "HOMM4" -- Common abbreviation

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User Reviews

The best of all HoMM... Windows Pirou Julien (2821)
Worst Heroes of Might and Magic game Windows Alex Z (1344)
An ambitious attempt to enhance the HMM predecessors, a treat for HMM fans! Windows Indra is engaged (19908)
Much better than HMM 5! Windows Spag (70)

Critic Reviews

macHOME Macintosh 2003 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Windows Apr 05, 2002 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
ActionTrip Windows Apr 04, 2002 92 out of 100 92
IGN Macintosh Jan 29, 2003 9 out of 10 90
Jeuxvideo.com Windows Apr 26, 2002 17 out of 20 85
PC Games (Germany) Windows May 27, 2002 81 out of 100 81
Level 7 Windows Apr 09, 2002 8 out of 10 80
JeuxMac.com Macintosh Jan, 2003 4 out of 5 80
ComputerGames.ro Windows Jun 20, 2002 79 out of 100 79
Macworld Macintosh Apr 18, 2003 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

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