Switchblade II

Critic Score User Score
Atari ST
...
2.8
Lynx
62
...
Amiga
83
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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 Lynx Shops exist every few levels.  Pay for items using money you find on each level
Switchblade II Amiga This is obviously the title screen.
Switchblade II Amiga I have upgraded my gun into a flamethrower.
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 Amiga Martin Smith (63063)

Critic Reviews

Raze Amiga Jul, 1991 91 out of 100 91
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Amiga May, 1991 900 out of 1000 90
Amiga Power Amiga Jun, 1991 87 out of 100 87
ST Format Atari ST Sep, 1991 81 out of 100 81
Game Zero Lynx Jan, 1993 79.5 out of 100 80
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Jun, 1991 9.4 out of 12 78
The Video Game Critic Lynx Apr 10, 2013 B 75
Amiga Joker Amiga Apr, 1991 68 out of 100 68
Video Games Lynx Aug, 1992 64 out of 100 64
Power Play Lynx Sep, 1992 63 out of 100 63

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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 (8712), Johnny "ThunderPeel2001" Walker (419), Martin Smith (63063) and MAT (98147)