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Virtua Fighter 4 (PlayStation 2)

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Description

Virtua Fighter 4 offers a selection of thirteen characters to engage in one-on-one beat 'em up action similar to previous titles in the series. Most of them are from previous games, but two of them are brand new to this game.

VF4 has the standard array of modes, like Arcade, VS, and Practice, and it also has a new feature, called "A.I. Sparring", in which you train a player, controlled by the computer, by using various moves and techniques.

There are a lot of arenas to choose from. Some are interactive, in which you can break away from the main ring. When fighting on sand or snow, your fighter will leave footprints. When you're in water, you will make splashes. If you hit your opponent hard enough on a concrete floor, his body might break that part of the floor into chunks.

Each fighter has a wide array of moves, from your standard punches and kicks to ten hit combos and specials.

Screenshots

Virtua Fighter 4 PlayStation 2 Vanessa on the selection screen
Virtua Fighter 4 PlayStation 2 Vanessa wins.
Virtua Fighter 4 PlayStation 2 Vanessa vs Lion
Virtua Fighter 4 PlayStation 2 Pai

Alternate Titles

  • "VR战士4" -- Chinese Title (Simplified)
  • "VF4" -- Short name.

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User Reviews

Incredibly deep fighter that may be too unfriendly for some. Lucas Schippers (59) unrated
Just like VF3, but much, much better Robyrt (51) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars

The Press Says

UOL Jogos Apr 12, 2002 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
The Video Game Critic Jul 10, 2004 A 100
GameSpot Mar 15, 2002 9.3 out of 10 93
Gamesmania Jun 23, 2002 91 out of 100 91
GamersMark Mar 27, 2002 9 out of 10 90
Peliplaneetta.net May 20, 2002 90 out of 100 90
4Players.de May 17, 2002 89 out of 100 89
SegaFan.com May 12, 2002 8.9 out of 10 89
Gaming Target Mar 27, 2002 8.7 out of 10 87
GamePro (US) Mar 19, 2002 4 out of 5 80

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JPaterson (9147) added Virtua Fighter 4 (PlayStation 2) on Mar 24, 2002
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