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Switchblade II

MobyRank MobyScore
Atari ST
...
2.8
Amiga
83
4.8
BlackBerry
...
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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 Level 1 gameplay
Switchblade II Amiga I have to watch out for that flying enemy. If it hits me, it pushes me off the elevator I'm standing on. If you fall to far in this game, you will get injured.
Switchblade II Amiga This is from the third level. Enemies are attacking from the sky...

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User Reviews

Generally an impressive game if you can face some of the frustrating sections Amiga Martin Smith (63132)

The Press Says

Raze Amiga Jul, 1991 91 out of 100 91
Amiga Action Amiga May, 1991 90 out of 100 90
Atari ST User Atari ST Sep, 1991 90 out of 100 90
ST Format Atari ST Dec, 1992 88 out of 100 88
ST Format Atari ST Sep, 1991 81 out of 100 81
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Jun, 1991 9.4 out of 12 78
The Video Game Critic Lynx Apr 10, 2013 B 75
Megablast Lynx 1993 64 out of 100 64
Power Play Lynx Sep, 1992 63 out of 100 63
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 (8733), Johnny "ThunderPeel2001" Walker (419), Martin Smith (63132) and コナン (82788)