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Heroes of Might and Magic IV (Windows)

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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 Campaign selection screen
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 My hero is now a Level 5 General. Congratulations, Sir!
Heroes of Might and Magic IV Windows The main menu

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... Pirou Julien (2703) 4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars
Worst Heroes of Might and Magic game Alex Z (1180) 2.4 Stars2.4 Stars2.4 Stars2.4 Stars2.4 Stars
An ambitious attempt to enhance the HMM predecessors, a treat for HMM fans! Indra is here (19822) 4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars
Much better than HMM 5! Spag (70) 4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars

The Press Says

IGROMANIA May, 2002 10 out of 10 100
ActionTrip Apr 04, 2002 92 out of 100 92
Gamesmania May 14, 2002 89 out of 100 89
PC Gamer Brasil Oct, 2002 88 out of 100 88
JeuxVideoPC.com Aug 16, 2006 17 out of 20 85
PC Games (Germany) May 27, 2002 81 out of 100 81
GameSpy Apr 10, 2002 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Level 7 Apr 09, 2002 8 out of 10 80
Legendra May 24, 2010 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Gameplay (Benelux) Jun, 2002 71 out of 100 71

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phlux (4142) added Heroes of Might and Magic IV (Windows) on Apr 01, 2002
Other platforms contributed by Kabushi (130240)