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An innovative third person shooter that makes heavy use of a 'cover system'. This allows the player to 'attach' to objects so that they can fire at the enemy from a safe position.

Basically you are some sort of enhanced soldier with no memory of who or where you came from. The story unfolds over the course of fifteen missions, spanning 5 levels, and through FMV cinematics.

At first you'll cause all sorts of mayhem in various global hotspots, but as the past is made clear, the real enemy and their ultimate objective will be revealed.


kill.switch Windows This blue circle marks a mission objective.
kill.switch Windows The health pickup did probably not win any prices for novelty.
kill.switch Windows Captured gun-emplacements can be used for rapid enemy disposal
kill.switch Windows A heroic dive for cover

Alternate Titles

  • "战地杀机" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)

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User Reviews

A pretty pointless game, but if you have an hour to kill... Windows kbmb (399)

Critic Reviews

Next Level Gaming Xbox Oct 31, 2003 85 out of 100 85
Game Over Online PlayStation 2 Jan 28, 2004 85 out of 100 85 Xbox Nov 11, 2003 8 out of 10 80
Worth Playing Windows May 18, 2004 8 out of 10 80 PlayStation 2 Mar 15, 2004 74 out of 100 74
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Windows Mar 15, 2004 7.4 out of 10 74
PC Zone Benelux Windows May, 2004 70 out of 100 70
GameSpot Windows Mar 31, 2004 6 out of 10 60 Windows Sep 08, 2004 12 out of 20 60
GameStar (Germany) Windows Apr, 2004 55 out of 100 55


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1001 Video Games

The PS2 version of Kill Switch appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

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