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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 one is in for a surprise.
kill.switch Windows This blue circle marks a mission objective.
kill.switch Windows Bad chopper
kill.switch Windows Captured gun-emplacements can be used for rapid enemy disposal

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

Digital Entertainment News (den) Xbox Nov 15, 2003 9.1 out of 10 91 Windows Mar 31, 2004 90 out of 100 90
Worth Playing Windows May 18, 2004 8 out of 10 80
GameZone PlayStation 2 Nov 03, 2003 8 out of 10 80
Gameplanet PlayStation 2 Mar 16, 2004 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Game Informer Magazine Xbox Dec, 2003 7.5 out of 10 75
GameSpot PlayStation 2 Oct 28, 2003 6.9 out of 10 69
GamesRadar PlayStation 2 Feb 10, 2004 6 out of 10 60
Joystick (French) Windows Apr, 2004 6 out of 10 60
Yiya Windows Sep 13, 2005 5 out of 15 33


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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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