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Switchblade II

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Atari ST
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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 ROM load screen
Switchblade II Lynx Level 1 gameplay
Switchblade II Amiga This is obviously the title screen.
Switchblade II Amiga At the end of each level, you will face a difficult boss.

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User Reviews

Generally an impressive game if you can face some of the frustrating sections Amiga Martin Smith (63028)

Critic Reviews

The One Amiga Apr, 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
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
Megablast Lynx 1993 64 out of 100 64
Video Games Lynx Aug, 1992 64 out of 100 64
Power Play Lynx Sep, 1992 63 out of 100 63
All Game Guide Lynx 1998 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars 30


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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 (8711), Johnny "ThunderPeel2001" Walker (419), Martin Smith (63028) and MAT (104053)