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Switchblade (ZX Spectrum)

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Description

The Fireblade, sacred symbol of the ancient Switchblade clan, has been smashed into 16 pieces by the evil Havoc - but they say that a Hiro can save it, and as Hiro, you must retrieve the 16 pieces and restore your people's pride.

The gameplay is platform and ladders based, set both inside and outside. The layout of the territories becomes visible as you progress, and they can contain bonus weapons and secret rooms. Unlike the sequel you start without weaponry, and this is gained directly, rather than you collecting coins and trading them at shop sections. Holding down fire progressively builds up your fighting power.

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Switchblade ZX Spectrum I don't get what this society wants, I'm going underground

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Your Sinclair Mar, 1991 92 out of 100 92

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Awards

  • Amiga Power
    • May 1991 (issue #00) - #91 in the "All Time Top 100 Amiga Games"

Kabushi (126364) added Switchblade (ZX Spectrum) on Sep 10, 2004
Other platforms contributed by Martin Smith (63136) and コナン (77429)