Switchblade II

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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 Amiga A huge cannon firing at me. It's easy to avoid being hit, as it always fire in the same directions.
Switchblade II Amiga At the end of each level, you will face a difficult boss.
Switchblade II Lynx ROM load screen

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User Reviews

Generally an impressive game if you can face some of the frustrating sections Amiga Martin Smith (63030)

Critic Reviews

Raze Amiga Jul, 1991 91 out of 100 91
Atari ST User Atari ST Sep, 1991 90 out of 100 90
ST Format Atari ST Dec, 1992 88 out of 100 88
Amiga Power Amiga Jun, 1991 87 out of 100 87
Game Zero Lynx Jan, 1993 79.5 out of 100 80
The Video Game Critic Lynx Apr 10, 2013 B 75
Power Play Amiga Jul, 1991 74 out of 100 74
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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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 (8713), Johnny "ThunderPeel2001" Walker (419), Martin Smith (63030) and MAT (102250)