Switchblade II

Critic Score User Score
Amiga
83
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Lynx
62
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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 In the shops, you can buy better weapons, and other useful stuff, like ammunition and extra lives.
Switchblade II Amiga Eat hamburgers to restore your health.
Switchblade II Lynx Not all levels are outside
Switchblade II Amiga A huge cannon firing at me. It's easy to avoid being hit, as it always fire in the same directions.

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User Reviews

Generally an impressive game if you can face some of the frustrating sections Amiga Martin Smith (63054)

Critic Reviews

Raze Amiga Jul, 1991 91 out of 100 91
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Amiga May, 1991 900 out of 1000 90
The One Amiga Apr, 1991 90 out of 100 90
Atari ST User Atari ST Sep, 1991 90 out of 100 90
Amiga Action Amiga May, 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
ST Format Atari ST Sep, 1991 81 out of 100 81
Game Zero Lynx Jan, 1993 79.5 out of 100 80
Power Play Amiga Jul, 1991 74 out of 100 74

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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 (63054) and MAT (100249)