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Armored Core 4

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Overall 6
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Gameplay 7
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Graphics 7
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Sound 8
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Lifespan 8
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Armored Core 4 Review

IGN Entertainment
9 February 2008
  • Conclusion: In the same way I hoped that Tony Hawk’s Project 8 would really resonate with me for a change and get me to enjoy the skateboarding genre more, I had hoped that Armored Core 4 would be versatile and innovative enough to get me to enjoy the mech action/strategy games more. Alas that wasn’t the case, as I found that many of the foibles that pushed me away from long sessions of previous AC titles still exist today.
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Overall 7
7.0
Graphics 8
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Sound 9
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Control 9
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Addiction 7
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Armored Core 4 Review

Cheat Code Central
1 January 2008

Armored Core 4 Review

VideoGamer.com
3 October 2007
  • Excerpt: Armored Core 4 is the latest mech game to land on next-gen systems, and after the mixed fortunes of stable mates Chrome Hounds and Gundam Target in Sight we're in need of a good one. Mechs, for the uninitiated, are in essence huge robots. Usually taking a vaguely human form and operated by a pilot in their head or at the centre of their body, they are mostly bipedal, and always covered in huge armoured plates and enough firepower to make an Apache attack helicopter look...
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Overall 8
7.5

Armored Core 4

Game Vortex
24 September 2007
  • Excerpt: Although the Armored Core series has managed to hold a core audience for nearly 10 years, the series has never been really good at appealing to a wider, mainstream audience. Armored Core 4 makes several attempts to grab this audience while still catering to its core. The result is a game that is good, but not great. Armored Core 4 is more of an artistic achievement than a technical one.
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Overall 5
5.3

Armored Core 4

Strategy Informer
6 September 2007
  • Conclusion: With that said, there isn't a whole lot of choice for match fans on the latest generation of consoles at the moment; and with that in mind, AC4 will probably sell regardless of the flaws outlined above. From Software have effectively cornered the market on the 360 with this release and last year's fairly well-received ChromeHounds, but this is a genre crying out for a dose of originality and a solid implementation.
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Overall 6
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Gameplay 5
5.4
Graphics 6
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Sound 8
7.5
Multiplayer 8
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Longevity 8
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Armored Core 4

NowGamer
28 August 2007
  • Summary: If you’re new to the franchise forget about the ‘4’: this is the best place to start.
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Overall 5
5.2
Playability 6
5.5

Armored Core 4

xboxachievements.com
4 August 2007
  • Conclusion: If you're a fan of Japanese mech games, you may be able to squeeze a little bit of fun out of Armored Core 4. But if you aren't a particularly big fan of the genre, don't expect to have much fun with this game. With a boring and hard to follow story and incredibly short missions that play out on levels you've already played several times, the single player portion of Armored Core 4 is mediocre at best.
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Overall 6
6.0

Armored Core 4

games xtreme
22 July 2007
  • Summary: Jenksie takes a mech out for a spin in the latest in this successful series
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Overall 8
7.6
Value for money 7
7.0
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 9
9.0
Sound 7
7.0
Funfactor 7
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Armored Core 4

ME Gamers
14 July 2007
  • Excerpt: First Impressions My reaction is Right from early arcade games such as Virtual On, robot battle games have drawn hordes of fans to suit up in 10 foot mechs and trudge along the battlefield to war. With the launch of games like Mechwarrior, players were put in command of bulky, slow moving mechs with tonnes of weaponry and ammunition, as compared to the agile and humanoid mechs that appeared in Virtual On.
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Overall 6
6.1
Gameplay 5
5.4
Graphics 6
5.6
Sound 8
7.5
Multiplayer 8
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Longevity 8
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Armored Core 4

NowGamer
22 June 2007
  • Conclusion: If you’re new to the franchise forget about the ‘4’: this is the best place to start. It’s balls-to-the wall action meets simulation, wrapped in mech goodness, but there’s rust here too.
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