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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 Arcade rail-shooter sequence
Ripper DOS In cyberspace (Catherine Powell's mind) [2]
Ripper DOS Place of Crime
Ripper DOS In cyberspace (Catherine Powell's mind)

Promo Images

Ripper Screenshot
Ripper Screenshot
Ripper Screenshot
Ripper Screenshot

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
High Score Jun, 1996 4 out of 5 80
Power Play Apr, 1996 72 out of 100 72
PC Games (Germany) Jun, 1996 70 out of 100 70
PC Joker Apr, 1996 70 out of 100 70
Computer Games Magazine 1996 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Gameplay (Benelux) Jun, 1996 62 out of 100 62
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

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Trivia

Features an all-star cast including Christopher Walken, Burgess Meredith, Karen Allen, John Rhys-Davies, Paul Giamatti, Jimmie JJ Walker and Scott Cohen. Ripper also features music from the Blue Oyster Cult.

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Jeanne (75342) added Ripper (DOS) on Oct 02, 2004
Other platforms contributed by Scaryfun (14830)