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8.5
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Score Breakdown Based on 105 ratings
  1. 10 (26)
  2. 9 (51)
  3. 8 (17)
  4. 7 (6)
  5. 6 (1)
  6. 5 (2)
  7. 4 (0)
  8. 3 (0)
  9. 2 (1)
  10. 1 (1)

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  • User Rating 9

    It's not easy being human...

    Rated on July 23, 2013 by GeekyDad

    Survival-horror-JRPG-old-school-pen-and-paper-style-background-random-number-generating-mechanics-free-roaming adventure. If I were to describe Shin Megami Tensei IV (SMTIV) in a single sentence, that...

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

    Welcome to the Cathedral of Shadows (Detailed Review)

    Rated on August 03, 2013 by jparis09

    Shin Megami Tensei is the 4th numbered title in the popular JRPG series. Shin Megami Tensei has been known for their unique use of cunning, sarcastic, and frightening demons, as well as their mature, ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    SMT4 continues the battle between the good, the bad and the JRPG.

    Rated on September 25, 2013 by digitaltiger

    The Good Stuff: • Lots of areas to explore. • Combat flow is balanced. • Game mood is very well set. • Lots of demons to use and fuse. • Packaging/extras are superb. • Nice long game/getting you...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    My roommate died in the tutorial and all I got was this broken DLC

    Rated on November 30, 2013 by seb_moran

    Pros: expanded demon compendium and improved demon fusion mechanics | nice stat allocation system and interesting system of learning new skills | great soundtrack and art movement | challenging diffic...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    SMTIV is a terrific RPG that manages to overcome its flaws.

    Rated on December 21, 2013 by turtlethetaffer

    Shin Megami Tensei IV begins with a truly surreal set up. Your character (a protagonist you can name yourself) has two different dreams. One about a man in a desert asking you to help him save the wo...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    Shin Megami Tensei IV; an excellent addition to an already well-established and amazing JRPG series.

    Rated on January 12, 2014 by reinbachthe3rd

    Introduction: Where to begin? I'd imagine most of the people who have decided to purchase the game in question already have ties to the series with one of the other localized releases. That said, Shin...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    Extremely addictive.

    Rated on February 27, 2014 by gba1989

    To sum it all up, SMT IV offers a very addictive turn-based RPG experience. From the battle system to the demon fusions, everything is solid, engaging and almost well-done. I craved for a long enjoya...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.