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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 Reading the script maybe?
Ripper DOS Main Menu
Ripper DOS Walken's reaction to the script
Ripper DOS Dealing with a C-space junkie

Promo Images

Ripper Screenshot
Ripper Screenshot
Ripper Screenshot
Ripper Screenshot

Trailer


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

Just Adventure 1999 A- 91
Adventure Gamers May 20, 2002 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
High Score Jun, 1996 4 out of 5 80
PC Action Apr, 1996 78 out of 100 78
Power Play Apr, 1996 72 out of 100 72
PC Games (Germany) Jun, 1996 70 out of 100 70
PC Player (Germany) Apr, 1996 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Adventure Corner Apr 08, 2008 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Entertainment Weekly Apr 05, 1996 C+ 58
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Jun, 1996 Unscored Unscored

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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 (76526) added Ripper (DOS) on Oct 02, 2004
Other platforms contributed by Scaryfun (17584)