Armored Core 4 Xbox 360

User Score
7.1

Mixed or average reviews- based on 30 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 17 out of 30
  2. Negative: 6 out of 30
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  1. RobertM
    Jun 10, 2007
    5
    For all the next gen hype, just another AC game.
  2. JasonZ
    Aug 30, 2009
    6
    This is one of the worst games I've played in a long time. It is chaotic and confusing with short campaign chapters. The controls are terrible.
  3. Rem
    Jul 11, 2013
    6
    Armored Core 4 does painfully little to stray away from previous entries, and it just might be its greatest drawback. Once again you pilot a mech of sorts and take along on missions that come in a variety of ways to complete. The scale is improved this time around, and the graphics are pretty and reflections are gorgeous to look at. With a bare bones story to move missions along, you'll beArmored Core 4 does painfully little to stray away from previous entries, and it just might be its greatest drawback. Once again you pilot a mech of sorts and take along on missions that come in a variety of ways to complete. The scale is improved this time around, and the graphics are pretty and reflections are gorgeous to look at. With a bare bones story to move missions along, you'll be doing pretty much the same thing the whole game. I like that if it presented more features, but sadly there is only a standard multiplayer. Customization is better here, but that doesn't say much to this game. Playing the previous entries will warrant a familiar experience which makes this game look unoriginal at best. Expand
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65

Mixed or average reviews - based on 31 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 31
  2. Negative: 2 out of 31
  1. Electronic Gaming Monthly
    48
    The controls are great once you get them customized properly*fire buttons on L1 and R1), with nimble movement and crazy bursts of speed seldom seen outside of anime, but this dexterity is wasted on short missions, bare-bones multiplayer, and the same ol' gameplay AC has been recycling for years. [Apr 2007, p.85]
  2. 40
    AC4 feels like a house that's been added onto so often that it's a maze of twisting passages, oddly shaped rooms, and doors that go nowhere. There may be something worthwhile hidden within, but it's not worth the effort to find it. Time to tear it all down and start over.
  3. It looks nicer, it plays faster, and with its lower barrier to entry, Armored Core 4 should appeal to more than just the series' faithful gearheads.