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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.

Screenshots

Alfred Hitchcock Presents The Final Cut Windows Wandering around a beautiful church
Alfred Hitchcock Presents The Final Cut Windows Hmm, let's check the back of the car... mayhap my fishing equipment is there.
Alfred Hitchcock Presents The Final Cut Windows The character's actions extend to such as jumping, running, shooting, so the game may resemble to AITD in the way of navigating.
Alfred Hitchcock Presents The Final Cut Windows The main PI protagonist at a close range. An actual ingame low-poly character, not an animation.

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 (132891) 1.67 Stars1.67 Stars1.67 Stars1.67 Stars1.67 Stars

Critic Reviews

ActionTrip Jan 04, 2002 65 out of 100 65
Gamesmania.de Nov 20, 2001 65 out of 100 65
Gamezone (Germany) Nov 14, 2001 6.5 out of 10 65
Game Chronicles May 11, 2002 6.2 out of 10 62
PC Games (Germany) Jan, 2002 61 out of 100 61
Quandary Dec, 2001 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
GameSpot Apr 11, 2002 5.8 out of 10 58
GameSpy Apr 26, 2002 55 out of 100 55
GameGenie 2001 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Adventure Gamers Jul 07, 2004 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 (132891) added Alfred Hitchcock Presents The Final Cut (Windows) on Dec 22, 2001