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Switchblade II (Amiga)

Switchblade II Amiga This is obviously the title screen.

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Description

As Hiro, you must once again defeat the ninja lord Havok. Using ninja throwing stars and other weapons, you must defeat the minions of Havok to reach him.

Switchblade II is a side-scrolling platform action game. One key aspect of the game is obtaining coins from defeated enemies, which can be traded at shops for extra lives, energy, and weapons.

Screenshots

Switchblade II Amiga A huge cannon firing at me. It's easy to avoid being hit, as it always fire in the same directions.
Switchblade II Amiga This is obviously the title screen.
Switchblade II Amiga In the shops, you can buy better weapons, and other useful stuff, like ammunition and extra lives.
Switchblade II Amiga Eat hamburgers to restore your health.

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User Reviews

Generally an impressive game if you can face some of the frustrating sections Martin Smith (63054) 4.75 Stars4.75 Stars4.75 Stars4.75 Stars4.75 Stars

The Press Says

Raze Jul, 1991 91 out of 100 91
Amiga Action May, 1991 90 out of 100 90
The One Apr, 1991 90 out of 100 90
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) May, 1991 900 out of 1000 90
Amiga Power Jun, 1991 87 out of 100 87
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Jun, 1991 9.4 out of 12 78
Power Play Jul, 1991 74 out of 100 74
Amiga Joker Apr, 1991 68 out of 100 68

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Trivia

Type 'Chrome' on the title screen to access a hidden game. Other than its main sprite the game strongly resembles Venus the Flytrap, and it was apparently a partly-developed sequel to the game which was never completed in its own right.
Johnny "ThunderPeel2001" Walker (419) added Switchblade II (Amiga) on Feb 01, 2004
Other platforms contributed by Trixter (8730), Martin Smith (63054) and コナン (89698)