Heroes of Might and Magic IV

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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.


Heroes of Might and Magic IV Windows Here, two heroes meet on their way.
Heroes of Might and Magic IV Windows The battle has been won.
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 My hero is now a Level 5 General. Congratulations, Sir!

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 (2877)
Worst Heroes of Might and Magic game Windows Alex Z (1426)
An ambitious attempt to enhance the HMM predecessors, a treat for HMM fans! Windows Indra is stressed (20014)
Much better than HMM 5! Windows Spag (70)

Critic Reviews

ActionTrip Windows Apr 04, 2002 92 out of 100 92
PC Gamer Brasil Windows Oct, 2002 88 out of 100 88
4Players.de Windows May 17, 2002 87 out of 100 87
Jeuxvideo.com Windows Apr 26, 2002 17 out of 20 85
JeuxVideoPC.com Windows Aug 16, 2006 17 out of 20 85
Peliplaneetta.net Windows May 21, 2002 83 out of 100 83
Level 7 Windows Apr 09, 2002 8 out of 10 80
Inside Mac Games (IMG) Macintosh Jan 17, 2003 7.75 out of 10 78
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Jun, 2002 71 out of 100 71
Eurogamer.net (UK) Windows May 26, 2002 6 out of 10 60


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