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Switchblade II

MobyRank MobyScore
Lynx
62
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BlackBerry
...
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Amiga
83
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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 Amiga I have upgraded my gun into a flamethrower.
Switchblade II Lynx Title screen
Switchblade II Lynx A level successfully completed

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User Reviews

Generally an impressive game if you can face some of the frustrating sections Amiga Martin Smith (63058)

The Press Says

ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Amiga May, 1991 900 out of 1000 90
ST Format Atari ST Dec, 1992 88 out of 100 88
Amiga Power Amiga Jun, 1991 87 out of 100 87
ST Format Atari ST Sep, 1991 81 out of 100 81
The Video Game Critic Lynx Apr 10, 2013 B 75
Power Play Amiga Jul, 1991 74 out of 100 74
Amiga Joker Amiga Apr, 1991 68 out of 100 68
Megablast Lynx 1993 64 out of 100 64
All Game Guide Lynx 1998 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars 30
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 (8730), Johnny "ThunderPeel2001" Walker (419), Martin Smith (63058) and コナン (91502)