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Alfred Hitchcock Presents The Final Cut (Windows)

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Description

In Alfred Hitchcock Presents The Final Cut the player takes the role of the psychic private investigator Joseph Shamley, who is hired by a silent woman to solve the mystery of her uncle's mansion: This rich man is obsessed by Alfred Hitchcock's movies and is in the process of shooting his own picture. But now the whole film crew disappeared...

Being a detective game, the main goal is to find clues to puzzle together the solution of this mystery, but there are also classic combination puzzles, e.g. to open a locked door. Additionally, there are timed puzzles and platforming sequences, but those elements are in the minority. Conversations are sparse, and the majority of the game is spent in the deserted movie sets.

The movement in the game and performing all the actions and/or dialogues are keyboard-oriented. The mouse is used for the rest of the game, e.g. searching for clues in close up views after activating a hot spot or using the organizer. Through this organizer the player reaches his inventory, a diary, a map for quick traveling to the outside portions of the mansion, and the main menu. During Shamley's visions the game uses footage from Hitchcock movies.

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Alfred Hitchcock Presents The Final Cut Windows To save on walking too much, you can jump locations by just clicking on the place you wanna go on the map.
Alfred Hitchcock Presents The Final Cut Windows Also, when you'll examine something, and the game will zoom what you examine, the mouse will self-activate at scene.
Alfred Hitchcock Presents The Final Cut Windows Main Title that appears when you exit the game.
Alfred Hitchcock Presents The Final Cut Windows The game is mainly handled by the keyboard, but menu is mostly using mouse activities.

Alternate Titles

  • "Хичкок: Последний дубль" -- Russian spelling
  • "Hitchcock: The Final Cut" -- common term
  • "Hitchcock: Ostatnie Cięcie" -- Polish title
  • "Alfred Hitchcock: A última cena" -- Portuguese title

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User Reviews

Only one with the name Alfred in this game is some drunken bird. MAT (74159) 1.67 Stars1.67 Stars1.67 Stars1.67 Stars1.67 Stars

The Press Says

Adventurearchiv Nov 20, 2001 85 out of 100 85
Jeuxvideo.com Dec 13, 2001 14 out of 20 70
PC Games (Germany) Feb 04, 2002 61 out of 100 61
IGN May 02, 2002 6.1 out of 10 61
GamesFirst! Jun 28, 2002 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
GameSpot Apr 11, 2002 5.8 out of 10 58
PC Gamer UK Feb, 2002 56 out of 100 56
Stratos Group Jul 09, 2002 2.3 out of 5 46
GameGenie 2001 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Jul, 2002 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars 30

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  • Hints for The Final Cut (These hints give you nudges and clues before the final solutions are provided - so the game is not spoiled for you.)
MAT (74159) added Alfred Hitchcock Presents The Final Cut (Windows) on Dec 22, 2001