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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.


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

Promo Images

Virtua Fighter 4 Wallpaper
Virtua Fighter 4 Wallpaper
Virtua Fighter 4 Wallpaper
Virtua Fighter 4 Wallpaper

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. PlayStation 2 Lucas Schippers (59)
Just like VF3, but much, much better PlayStation 2 Robyrt (54)

Critic Reviews

UOL Jogos PlayStation 2 Apr 12, 2002 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
PSX Extreme PlayStation 2 Feb 05, 2002 9.8 out of 10 98
Game Critics PlayStation 2 May 29, 2002 9.5 out of 10 95
IGN PlayStation 2 Mar 19, 2002 9.3 out of 10 93
Netjak PlayStation 2 Aug 16, 2002 9.1 out of 10 91 PlayStation 2 Jun 23, 2002 91 out of 100 91
Level 7 PlayStation 2 May 02, 2002 9 out of 10 90 PlayStation 2 Sep 20, 2009 9 out of 10 90 PlayStation 2 May 20, 2002 90 out of 100 90
Gaming Target PlayStation 2 Mar 27, 2002 8.7 out of 10 87


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