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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 A town
Heroes of Might and Magic IV Windows My hero is now a Level 5 General. Congratulations, Sir!
Heroes of Might and Magic IV Windows This is the hero details screen, as already known from HoMM3. It also contains his inventory and army.
Heroes of Might and Magic IV Windows The battle has been won.

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 (2879)
Worst Heroes of Might and Magic game Windows Alex Z (1594)
An ambitious attempt to enhance the HMM predecessors, a treat for HMM fans! Windows Indra is stressed (19947)
Much better than HMM 5! Windows Spag (70)

Critic Reviews

IGROMANIA Windows May, 2002 10 out of 10 100
Gamesmania.de Windows May 14, 2002 89 out of 100 89
GameSpot Windows Apr 02, 2002 8.8 out of 10 88
JeuxVideoPC.com Windows Aug 16, 2006 17 out of 20 85
Peliplaneetta.net Windows May 21, 2002 83 out of 100 83
GameSpy Windows Apr 10, 2002 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Level 7 Windows Apr 09, 2002 8 out of 10 80
Legendra Windows May 24, 2010 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Game Chronicles Windows Aug 12, 2002 7.8 out of 10 78
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Jul, 2002 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50

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