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MechWarrior 4: Vengeance (Windows)

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86
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3.9
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Description

As heir to House Dresari in the Federation Commonwealth, you will inherit your home world of Kentares IV, part of House Davion. While away fighting the Clans, you've just been informed that House Steiner have taken over your planet. It's time to return and set things right. Once and for all...

Features 21 different 'Mechs (7 of which created just for this game), over 30 missions on 15 different maps, new weapons, new config options, full multiplayer support, and even better graphics.

Screenshots

MechWarrior 4: Vengeance Windows Outside view of the Shadow Cat
MechWarrior 4: Vengeance Windows Got one of those Steiners.
MechWarrior 4: Vengeance Windows Nice Target
MechWarrior 4: Vengeance Windows The mission select screen

Alternate Titles

  • "机甲战士4:复仇" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)

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User Reviews

Excellent Mech game Ryan McAndrews (55) 4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars
Change in combat tempo and mechlab hard to adjust, but otherwise a fine game Kasey Chang (3655) unrated
A big step forward in the MechWarrior series; a great, great multiplayer game Rick Jones (108) 4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars
The improvements and regressions balance out to make this an average game Raphael (1160) 3.2 Stars3.2 Stars3.2 Stars3.2 Stars3.2 Stars

The Press Says

4Players.de Dec 18, 2000 91 out of 100 91
GameSpy Dec 03, 2000 91 out of 100 91
ActionTrip Nov 28, 2000 90 out of 100 90
Gamekult Jan 27, 2001 9 out of 10 90
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Jan, 2001 88 out of 100 88
Gamesmania Dec 12, 2000 88 out of 100 88
Jeuxvideo.com Jan 29, 2001 17 out of 20 85
Eurogamer.net (UK) Feb 06, 2001 8 out of 10 80
Computer Games Magazine Dec 06, 2000 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Game Over Online Dec 12, 2000 69 out of 100 69

Forums

Topic # Posts Last Post
Also FREEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE (soon) 2 VVP (139)
Jul 20, 2009
where are the servers for multiplayer games 1 Andyrands
Jul 14, 2009

Trivia

Development

Originally, this game was supposed to be MechWarrior 3. When it was delayed, Zipper Interactive was brought in to create the interim Mechwarrior 3 as a stopgap measure, and this game was re-designated as Mechwarrior 4.

Endings

The game has two different endings depending on one critical choice you will make near the end.

Multiplayer

A "dedicated server" program was included if you want to host your own games, up to 16 players on a broadband connection.

References

In the final operation, one of the missions, you can find a building that's identified as "FASA Interactive", the developer of the game. And it's ID'ed as hostile.

Awards

  • Computer Gaming World
    • April 2001 (Issue #201) – Sci-Fi Sim of the Year
  • GameSpy
    • 2000 – Simulation Game of the Year
  • GameStar (Germany)
    • Issue 02/2001 - Best Simulation in 2000

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Kasey Chang (3655) added MechWarrior 4: Vengeance (Windows) on Dec 13, 2000