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  • Review Score:10

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

    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 thrashes sonic, but it is ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.5

    Sega Genesis swan song

    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 Star III and is on up... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    Best RPG on Genesis

    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 makes for a very en... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.4

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

    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 enjoyable even to this da... Read Full Review

    3 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.3

    One of the truly great RPGs of all time.

    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 graphics are incredible fo... Read Full Review

    5 of 7 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    best RPG ever

    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 the original phanta... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.1

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

    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 missing from today's RPG'... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

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

    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 rocks, in 1001 diffe... Read Full Review

    3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.7

    Ahead of it's time. Masterful.

    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 any new system, why... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

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

    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 game with bland enemies... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
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