Heroes of Might and Magic IV (Windows)

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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.


Heroes of Might and Magic IV Windows Taking a look through the magic eye
Heroes of Might and Magic IV Windows Look at those beautiful graphics! They are hand-painted, as in all Heroes games and they look absolutely perfect.
Heroes of Might and Magic IV Windows Campaign selection screen
Heroes of Might and Magic IV Windows Here, two heroes meet on their way.

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 (2877) 4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars
Worst Heroes of Might and Magic game Alex Z (1388) 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 stressed (20014) 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

Critic Reviews

ActionTrip Apr 04, 2002 92 out of 100 92
Svenska PC Gamer Apr, 2002 91 out of 100 91
Gamesmania.de May 14, 2002 89 out of 100 89
GameSpot Apr 02, 2002 8.8 out of 10 88
PC Gamer Brasil Oct, 2002 88 out of 100 88
Level 7 Apr 09, 2002 8 out of 10 80
Game Chronicles Aug 12, 2002 7.8 out of 10 78
PC Zone Benelux Jun, 2002 73 out of 100 73
Eurogamer.net (UK) May 26, 2002 6 out of 10 60
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Jul, 2002 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50


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phlux (4142) added Heroes of Might and Magic IV (Windows) on Apr 01, 2002
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