Switchblade II

Critic Score User Score
Amiga
83
4.8
Atari ST
...
...
Lynx
62
...
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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 This is from the third level. Enemies are attacking from the sky...
Switchblade II Amiga At the end of each level, you will face a difficult boss.
Switchblade II Lynx Title screen
Switchblade II Amiga I have upgraded my gun into a flamethrower.

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User Reviews

Generally an impressive game if you can face some of the frustrating sections Amiga Martin Smith (63024)

Critic Reviews

Raze Amiga Jul, 1991 91 out of 100 91
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
Megablast Lynx 1993 64 out of 100 64

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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 (8727), Johnny "ThunderPeel2001" Walker (419), Martin Smith (63024) and MAT (108532)