Mortal Kombat 4

Critic Score User Score
Windows
63
3.2
PlayStation
74
3.3
Arcade
...
4.1
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Description

Mortal Kombat 4 is 1 vs 1 fighting game, similar to the other Mortal Kombat games, but this is first game in series with 3D characters models. The player can choose from 15 different fighters at the start (and several unlockables later on). Many fighters from earlier games in the series make a comeback (like Scorpion, Sub Zero, Liu Kang, Sonya Blade, Johnny Cage etc.) while other new fighters join in, like Shinook (who is the main evil character in this game), Fujin, Jarek, and Kai. Goro returns as a boss

Gameplay is very typical for a Mortal Kombat game, but has several new features - for example characters can use weapons in a fight (not only as a special move) or avoid attacks in the 3D environment.


Screenshots

Mortal Kombat 4 PlayStation New game feature: Use of weapons.
Mortal Kombat 4 PlayStation Maximum damage mode, this mode repels both players to avoid make infinite combos.
Mortal Kombat 4 Nintendo 64 Freeze and destroy, one of the Sub-Zero's fatalities
Mortal Kombat 4 Nintendo 64 Throwing a rock.

Alternate Titles

  • "真人快打4" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "MK 4" -- Common abbreviation

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User Reviews

The best Midway's 3D fighting game, but not the first. PlayStation Zaibatsu (2725)
Probably the worst Mortal Kombat fighting game Windows Medicine Man (367)
Pretty good game, but could be better Nintendo 64 ThE oNe (178)

Critic Reviews

GameSpot PlayStation Jun 25, 1998 8.6 out of 10 86
X64 Nintendo 64 Sep, 1998 84 out of 100 84
Game Revolution Nintendo 64 Jul 01, 1998 B 75
Game Revolution PlayStation Jul 01, 1998 B 75
The Video Game Critic PlayStation Jul 23, 2003 B- 67
Joystick (French) PlayStation Oct, 1998 65 out of 100 65
HappyPuppy Nintendo 64 Jul 14, 1998 6 out of 10 60
Svenska PlayStation Magasinet PlayStation Sep, 1998 5 out of 10 50
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Nov, 1998 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
PC Zone Windows Aug 13, 2001 4.5 out of 10 45

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Trivia

The home version of Mortal Kombat 4 included three exclusive playable characters: Noob Saibot, Meat, and Goro.

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