Switchblade II (Lynx)

Switchblade II Lynx ROM load screen


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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.


Switchblade II Lynx End boss of level 2
Switchblade II Lynx Title screen
Switchblade II Lynx A level successfully completed
Switchblade II Lynx Shops exist every few levels.  Pay for items using money you find on each level

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Critic Reviews

Game Zero Jan, 1993 79.5 out of 100 80
The Video Game Critic Apr 10, 2013 B 75
Megablast 1993 64 out of 100 64
Video Games Aug, 1992 64 out of 100 64
Power Play Sep, 1992 63 out of 100 63
All Game Guide 1998 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars 30
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Sep 10, 2005 3 out of 10 30


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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.
Trixter (8713) added Switchblade II (Lynx) on Jan 25, 2003
Other platforms contributed by Johnny "ThunderPeel2001" Walker (419), Martin Smith (63028) and MAT (102250)