Warriors Orochi 4

Rating Summary

Based on 60 critic reviews
Fair Man

OpenCritic Rating

72

Top Critic Average

46%

Critics Recommend

Based on 60 critic reviews
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Metro GameCentral

Top Critic

4 / 10
Oct 15, 2018

Omega Force touts a fresh story, new mechanics, and a massive cast of characters but this is yet another Warriors title that succumbs to the series' repetitive hack 'n' slash formula despite signs of passion from its developers.

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Oct 15, 2018

Whether you've been away for a decade or kept up with every release, you'll find something to like here. The character variety and self-serious nonsense mesh into a breezy good time that's easy to recommend

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7 / 10
Oct 19, 2018

Despite rocky presentation and a ho-hum story, Warriors Orochi 4 has been some of the dumbest fun I've had with a video game all year. There's always been something magical about sending dozens of foes flying with giant swords and massive spears, but to up the ante with cross-character combos and absurd magic attacks makes the whole thing even more fun. While the lacklustre story mode didn't provide a strong hook for me to keep playing, I was driven by the swath of new characters I'd unlock with each mission and the new tools and tricks I had at my disposal when I went into the next battle with these additional soldiers. Warriors Orochi 4 doesn't get everything right, but I'd argue it gets the most important thing spot on.

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80 / 100
Oct 16, 2018

With the biggest cast of characters of the franchise and the new magic system, Warriors Orochi 4 is one of the best games in the musou series.

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5.5 / 10.0
Oct 19, 2018

There's too much packed into Warriors Orochi 4 making it an over-complicated mess. It's fun at first, but you'll lose interest as the challenge wanes and you get burdened with micromanagement.

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Unscored
Oct 17, 2018
85 / 100
Nov 6, 2018

Warriors Orochi 4 is a celebration of Koei Tecmo's Warriors series, and it's a great game to pick up for those interested in some good old hack-and-slash goodness. With its record-breaking roster of characters and some new gameplay mechanics, this is one adventure that is divinely entertaining.

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ZTGD

Top Critic

5 / 10.0
Nov 14, 2018

Only the hardest of hardcore Warriors fans should even look at this title. Otherwise, there’s better games of this type from the exact same people.

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PC Invasion

Top Critic

Oct 20, 2018

Flashy animations and seamless transitions mark a step up for the Warriors Orochi franchise. However, a bloated cast means several tend to get ignored. Likewise, tacked on mechanics will need some fleshing out.

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60 / 100
Oct 18, 2018

If you enjoy the Warriors franchise this is a fantastic experience and a joy to get sucked into "just one more battle" but despite its new features it still feels stale.

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