Switchblade II

Critic Score User Score
Amiga
83
4.8
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 the beginning of the game. You have a gun and a knife at your disposal.
Switchblade II Lynx Not all levels are outside
Switchblade II Amiga In the shops, you can buy better weapons, and other useful stuff, like ammunition and extra lives.
Switchblade II Lynx Level 1 gameplay

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User Reviews

Generally an impressive game if you can face some of the frustrating sections Amiga Martin Smith (63068)

Critic Reviews

Atari ST User Atari ST Sep, 1991 90 out of 100 90
The One Amiga Apr, 1991 90 out of 100 90
Amiga Action Amiga May, 1991 90 out of 100 90
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Amiga May, 1991 900 out of 1000 90
Amiga Power Amiga Jun, 1991 87 out of 100 87
The Video Game Critic Lynx Apr 10, 2013 B 75
Power Play Amiga Jul, 1991 74 out of 100 74
Power Play Lynx Sep, 1992 63 out of 100 63
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Lynx Sep 10, 2005 3 out of 10 30
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 (8724), Johnny "ThunderPeel2001" Walker (419), Martin Smith (63068) and MAT (93973)