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Score Breakdown Based on 506 ratings
  1. 10 (245)
  2. 9 (195)
  3. 8 (48)
  4. 7 (9)
  5. 6 (5)
  6. 5 (1)
  7. 4 (0)
  8. 3 (0)
  9. 2 (0)
  10. 1 (3)

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  • User Rating 10

    Got to be one of the best RPG's in the world. No matter your taste this is still a good game. SERIOUSLY!!!

    Rated on April 01, 2008 by semixx

    Phantasy star IV is legendary, though I must admit, its earlier games were poop. This could of put people off this game, but this game is just pure magic on the old mega drive. Im not saying it thrash...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    Sega Genesis swan song

    Rated on October 06, 2009 by zornundo

    I did own the Sega Genesis but never actually bought this game. I did rent it, though, and played it for hours on end, trying desperately to get far in this game. This game is far and above Phantasy S...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    Best RPG on Genesis

    Rated on June 17, 2008 by Ranteal

    Phantasy Star 4 for the Sega Genesis was one of my favorite games growing up and still is one of the better RPGs out there. The best thing the game has going for it is the storyline. The space setting...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.4

    Phantasy Star IV is a true role-playing classic that is on par with Final Fantasy.

    Rated on November 14, 2004 by randar23rhenn

    The Phantasy Star series is classic. There are no RPGs that compare on the Genesis, and few that are able to stand up to its brilliance at all. Phantasy Star is epic in scale and story, and very enjoy...

    3 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.3

    One of the truly great RPGs of all time.

    Rated on January 18, 2005 by RyanSaotome

    Phantasy Star IV isn't a very well known RPG, but it is one of the best RPGs ever in my opinion. Everything about the game is well done... the story is great, the presentation is top notch, the graphi...

    5 out of 7 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    best RPG ever

    Rated on August 05, 2007 by treb3

    words cant discribe how much i love this game but i will try to explain it. the story makes you want to play on the graphics...ausomness just ausomness. the music not bad either. its truly the best of...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.1

    A great game even by today's standards of RPG. Definately culminates the entire series.

    Rated on December 24, 2006 by corian_331

    This game definitely marks the end of an incredible Phantasy Star series. Much llke Phantasy Star 2 in terms of gameplay, this chapter takes the game a step further and includes a lot of what is missi...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    The others didn't appeal to me, this one? Best RPG I have ever played. Sure fire.

    Rated on September 05, 2008 by semix2

    Okay, first thing, many people I know have never heard of this. Some I attempted to introduce. Only one really tried it and I cannot believe his reply. He liked it but not enough. Seriously this game ...

    3 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.7

    Ahead of it's time. Masterful.

    Rated on November 09, 2006 by WPxPaladin

    The story is still one of the best of any RPG ever created, the sound and cut scenes are simply breath taking considering when this game was made. It makes me sad that this game has not been ported to...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    A fitting end to the series. The only problem is, I wish there was more!

    Rated on November 18, 2007 by WinWalter

    Followers of the Phantasy Star series got a bit of a shock when Phantasy Star 3 arrived on shelves in 1990. The game did not show off it's predecessor's strengths and went the way of the previous gam...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.