Excerpt: I finally got round to leaving my PS2 console alone and write up this review but I can assure you that even while typing, I get the urge to take my Dual Shock controller back into my hands and continue bashing some faces.
Excerpt: The common idea of a martial arts hero is a rigidly moral person being endowed with strengths and abilities beyond the reach of a normal human. They can present bodies of dozens of foes they single-handedly defeated, and despite their painful and probably fatal wounds they still stand.
Excerpt: "The World Fighting Tournament: a worldwide competition for fighters who believe in the superiority of their own fighting skills and technique." This is how the manual describes what Virtua Fighter 4 is about.
Pros: Excellent graphics, Fighters have a wide variety of attacks, Lively stages and backgrounds
Cons: Jaggies, although practically unnoticeable, AI mode very confusing, Small number of fighters compared to other fighting games
Excerpt: I picked this game up out of the bargain bin, thinking it would be a good fighter. I was right, but the good fighter is buried under a hopeless control systems, and overly difficult A.I Game Play 9/20 Graphics 6.5/20 Sound 5.5/10 Stability 4/5 Controls/Interface 1/5 -There are more game modes than...
Summary: Sega’s Virtua Fighter 4 lands on PS2 with what may
be its best installment to date. With a much more elaborate training system, a
new Kumite mode and a stripped down fighting system, VF4 takes the series back
to its roots while simultaneously moving forward.