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Heroes of Might and Magic IV

MobyRank MobyScore
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 Look at those beautiful graphics! They are hand-painted, as in all Heroes games and they look absolutely perfect.
Heroes of Might and Magic IV Windows Campaign details
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.

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 (2308)
Worst Heroes of Might and Magic game Windows Alex Z (922)
An ambitious attempt to enhance the HMM predecessors, a treat for HMM fans! Windows Indra is here (19679)
Much better than HMM 5! Windows Spag (70)

The Press Says

Joystick (French) Windows Jun, 2002 93 out of 100 93
ActionTrip Windows Apr 04, 2002 92 out of 100 92
Gamesmania Windows May 14, 2002 89 out of 100 89
GameSpot Windows Apr 02, 2002 8.8 out of 10 88
PC Gamer Brasil Windows Oct, 2002 88 out of 100 88
Jeuxvideo.com Windows Apr 26, 2002 17 out of 20 85
PC Games (Germany) Windows May 27, 2002 81 out of 100 81
JeuxMac.com Macintosh Jan, 2003 4 out of 5 80
Legendra Windows May 24, 2010 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Inside Mac Games (IMG) Macintosh Jan 17, 2003 7.75 out of 10 78

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Awards

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Contributed to by Kabushi (120979) and phlux (4143)