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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 Here you are taught the ancient art of circle-strafing.
kill.switch Windows As you might expect, a tutorial guides the player through the first steps of the game
kill.switch Windows The middle east
kill.switch Windows Sneaking up on some unsuspecting enemies.

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
Gameplay (Benelux) Apr, 2004 74 out of 100 74
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Mar 15, 2004 7.4 out of 10 74
PC Zone Benelux May, 2004 70 out of 100 70
GameSpot Mar 31, 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
GameSpy May 25, 2004 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Yiya Sep 13, 2005 5 out of 15 33

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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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