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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 Lynx Not all levels are outside
Switchblade II Lynx Title screen
Switchblade II Lynx End boss of level 2

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User Reviews

Generally an impressive game if you can face some of the frustrating sections Amiga Martin Smith (62999)

Critic Reviews

Raze Amiga Jul, 1991 91 out of 100 91
Atari ST User Atari ST Sep, 1991 90 out of 100 90
Amiga Action Amiga May, 1991 90 out of 100 90
Amiga Power Amiga Jun, 1991 87 out of 100 87
ST Format Atari ST Sep, 1991 81 out of 100 81
The Video Game Critic Lynx Apr 10, 2013 B 75
Play Time Atari ST Jul, 1991 65 out of 100 65
Megablast Lynx 1993 64 out of 100 64
Play Time Atari ST Jul, 1992 47 out of 100 47
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Lynx Sep 10, 2005 3 out of 10 30

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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.
Contributed to by Trixter (8720), Johnny "ThunderPeel2001" Walker (419), Martin Smith (62999) and MAT (121116)