Virtua Fighter 4: Evolution renovates AM2's prominent 3D fighting game with a number of presentational and gameplay improvements. While retaining the acclaimed depth, balance, and flexibility of the 2002 PS2hit, this revisit adds new game modes, new challenges, and two new characters, as well as overall enhancements to the graphics and audio. Many of this version's new modes and features expand upon concepts introduced in VF4's innovative Kumite mode. Evolution offers single-player quests in two different arenas. The World West competitions present a series of opponents of varying ranks and AI fighting styles, and function like an expanded version of the original game's Kumite. The Event Arena presents five different tournaments, each altering the basic fighting rules in some way.
One tournament features single-round battles in which the damage per attack is reduced, while another speeds up the intricate action to an almost button-mashing pace. A pair of new fighters join the original VF4's cast of 13. Goh Hinogami uses his own combination of fighting styles, and is especially proficient at ground attacks and reversals. The broodingBrad Burns plies kickboxing prowess against all challengers. ~ T.J. Deci, All Game GuideVirtua Fighter 4: Evolution