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Description

Ripper is an interactive FMV adventure that is played out in the New York of 2040. Brutal killings reminiscent of Jack the Ripper soon get personal and you, crime reporter Jack Quinlan, must solve the mystery.

The game plays much like other Take 2 Interactive works, such as Black Dahlia. Solve puzzles and react quickly in combat settings to survive. There are 4 possible endings, and 3 hours of video footage.

Screenshots

Ripper DOS Chatting with Magnotta (Walken)
Ripper DOS Worst bartender ever
Ripper DOS John Rhys-Davies and Scott Cohen (Actors)
Ripper DOS The Ripper strikes again

Alternate Titles

  • "凶兆" -- Chinese spelling (traditional)
  • "L'Eventreur" -- French title

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User Reviews

Flawed, but memorable. Chris Woodard (4) 4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars

Critic Reviews

Coming Soon Magazine Jun 14, 1996 92 out of 100 92
Just Adventure 1999 A- 91
Gamesmania.de 1996 90 out of 100 90
Adventure Gamers May 20, 2002 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
High Score Jun, 1996 4 out of 5 80
PC Games (Germany) Jun, 1996 70 out of 100 70
PC Joker Apr, 1996 70 out of 100 70
Gameplay (Benelux) Jun, 1996 62 out of 100 62
Adventure Corner Apr 08, 2008 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
GameSpot May 01, 1996 3.6 out of 10 36

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Trivia

Your CD-Rom drive may not be recognized if it is not designated as Drive D.

In addition, it appears that Ripper was not made as a Windows "native" game. While it will run within a DOS window when started in Windows, problems with stuttering sound and lagging graphics are common. The game plays best from the DOS prompt using a Boot Disk.

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Jeanne (75412) added Ripper (DOS) on Oct 02, 2004
Other platforms contributed by Scaryfun (13562)