Switchblade II

Critic Score User Score
BlackBerry
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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 Lynx Not all levels are outside
Switchblade II Lynx ROM load screen
Switchblade II Amiga Eat hamburgers to restore your health.
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 (63063)

Critic Reviews

Raze Amiga Jul, 1991 91 out of 100 91
The One Amiga Apr, 1991 90 out of 100 90
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Amiga May, 1991 900 out of 1000 90
Atari ST User Atari ST Sep, 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
Power Play Amiga Jul, 1991 74 out of 100 74
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Lynx Sep 10, 2005 3 out of 10 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 (8712), Johnny "ThunderPeel2001" Walker (419), Martin Smith (63063) and MAT (98147)