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kill.switch (Windows)

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Description

An innovative third person shooter that makes heavy use of a 'cover system'. This allows the player to 'attach' to objects so that they can fire at the enemy from a safe position.

Basically you are some sort of enhanced soldier with no memory of who or where you came from. The story unfolds over the course of fifteen missions, spanning 5 levels, and through FMV cinematics.

At first you'll cause all sorts of mayhem in various global hotspots, but as the past is made clear, the real enemy and their ultimate objective will be revealed.

Screenshots

kill.switch Windows This Blackhawk is the pickup once the mission is over.
kill.switch Windows No shooter without sniping
kill.switch Windows An explosion (too) close by, causes the screen to blur.
kill.switch Windows Even back in 2003, those weren't really good graphics.

Alternate Titles

  • "战地杀机" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)

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User Reviews

A pretty pointless game, but if you have an hour to kill... kbmb (399) 2.14 Stars2.14 Stars2.14 Stars2.14 Stars2.14 Stars

The Press Says

Play.tm Mar 31, 2004 90 out of 100 90
TotalVideoGames (TVG) Aug 05, 2004 8 out of 10 80
Worth Playing May 18, 2004 8 out of 10 80
DreamStation.cc Nov 11, 2003 8 out of 10 80
IGN Apr 15, 2004 7.8 out of 10 78
PC Action Apr 19, 2004 77 out of 100 77
Jeuxvideo.com Sep 08, 2004 12 out of 20 60
Joystick (French) Apr, 2004 6 out of 10 60
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Apr 28, 2004 58 out of 100 58
GameStar (Germany) Apr, 2004 55 out of 100 55

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

The PS2 version of Kill Switch appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

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Josh Markiewicz (15) added kill.switch (Windows) on Feb 03, 2004
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