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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 Another body toss attack, Sub-Zero is folding the Jarek's knee.
Mortal Kombat 4 PlayStation Get over here!
Mortal Kombat 4 Nintendo 64 Quan Chi's fatality
Mortal Kombat 4 Windows You can now throw the items that litter the stages

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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 (4642)
Probably the worst Mortal Kombat fighting game Windows Medicine Man (374)
Pretty good game, but could be better Nintendo 64 ThE oNe (184)

Critic Reviews

Power Unlimited PlayStation Sep, 1998 9.2 out of 10 92
Consoles Plus Nintendo 64 Aug, 1998 90 out of 100 90
IGN Nintendo 64 Jun 24, 1998 8.8 out of 10 88
X64 Nintendo 64 Sep, 1998 84 out of 100 84
Consoles Plus PlayStation Aug, 1998 83 out of 100 83
IGN PlayStation Jun 24, 1998 8 out of 10 80
Game Revolution PlayStation Jul 01, 1998 B 75
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Windows Jun 28, 1998 70 out of 100 70
Computer Games Magazine Windows Aug 21, 1998 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
JeuxVideoPC.com Windows May 04, 2006 5 out of 20 25

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Trivia

On July 31, 1998, Mortal Kombat 4, with the exception of the GBC version, was put on the infamous German index by the BPjS. For more information about what this means and to see a list of games sharing the same fate, take a look here: BPjS/BPjM indexed games.

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