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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 Eat hamburgers to restore your health.
Switchblade II Amiga This is from the third level. Enemies are attacking from the sky...
Switchblade II Amiga This is obviously the title screen.

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User Reviews

Generally an impressive game if you can face some of the frustrating sections Amiga Martin Smith (62961)

Critic Reviews

ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Amiga May, 1991 900 out of 1000 90
ST Format Atari ST Dec, 1992 88 out of 100 88
Game Zero Lynx Jan, 1993 79.5 out of 100 80
Amiga Games Amiga Nov, 1992 79 out of 100 79
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Jun, 1991 9.4 out of 12 78
Power Play Amiga Jul, 1991 74 out of 100 74
Play Time Atari ST Jul, 1991 65 out of 100 65
Video Games Lynx Aug, 1992 64 out of 100 64
Play Time Atari ST Jul, 1992 47 out of 100 47
All Game Guide Lynx 1998 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars 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 (8790), Johnny "ThunderPeel2001" Walker (416), Martin Smith (62961) and MAT (132279)