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Monster Rancher 4

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Overall 8
7.7

Monster Rancher 4

Game Over Online
25 March 2004
  • Excerpt: The original Monster Rancher came out at a time when it was perfectly primed to take advantage of the burgeoning popularity of Pokemon. Since 1997, the series has amassed a sizable following with multiple sequels spanning the PlayStation, PS2, Game Boy Color, and Game Boy Advance. With the exception of Monster Rancher Battle Cards: Episode II, every game in the franchise has proven to be genuinely entertaining pocket monster-esque diversions.
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Overall 8
8.0

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GamesAreFun
19 March 2004
  • Excerpt: Also adding to the role playing feel is the fleshed-out Adventure Mode: essentially a dungeon crawling expedition that garners you new items, experience points, new skills and serves to get you off the ranch on the weekends. Complete with a three-monster party, boss battles, and monster exclusive hidden areas, this addition adds variety that keeps the proven formula of the
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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

GamesAreFun
19 March 2004
  • Excerpt: Also adding to the role playing feel is the fleshed-out Adventure Mode: essentially a dungeon crawling expedition that garners you new items, experience points, new skills and serves to get you off the ranch on the weekends. Complete with a three-monster party, boss battles, and monster exclusive hidden areas, this addition adds variety that keeps the proven formula of the
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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

GamesAreFun
19 March 2004
  • Excerpt: Also adding to the role playing feel is the fleshed-out Adventure Mode: essentially a dungeon crawling expedition that garners you new items, experience points, new skills and serves to get you off the ranch on the weekends. Complete with a three-monster party, boss battles, and monster exclusive hidden areas, this addition adds variety that keeps the proven formula of the
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Overall 8
7.9
Features 8
7.5
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 8
7.5
Sound 8
7.5
Lifespan 9
8.5

Monster Rancher 4

Gaming Target
17 December 2003
  • Summary: Why are the main characters in these ?creature-raising? games always such whiny and unlikable twerps?
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Overall 7
7.4

Monster Rancher 4 Review

GameSpot
2 December 2003
  • Summary: Monster Rancher 4 will please fans of the series, but won't do much for players unfamiliar with the previous games.
  • Pros: N/A
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Overall 8
7.5
Design 9
9.0
Gameplay 7
7.0
Graphics 6
6.0
Sound 8
8.0

Expert Review

Game Freaks 365
28 November 2003
  • Excerpt: Tecmo has brought us many installments in the Monster Rancher game series and this one is the best. Monster Rancher 4 brings in many new features to the series. Anyone who is not familiar with the series probably would not see the difference, but to those who are, you can tell right away what the differences are.
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