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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.


Ripper DOS Burgess Meredith (Actor)
Ripper DOS John Rhys-Davies and Scott Cohen (Actors)
Ripper DOS Arcade rail-shooter sequence
Ripper DOS Your inventory is rarely used...

Alternate Titles

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

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User Reviews

Flawed, but memorable. DOS Chris Woodard (4)

Critic Reviews

Just Adventure DOS 1999 A- 91
Mac Ledge Macintosh Nov 13, 1996 8.1 out of 10 81
High Score DOS Jun, 1996 4 out of 5 80
Power Play DOS Apr, 1996 72 out of 100 72
PC Games (Germany) DOS Jun, 1996 70 out of 100 70
PC Joker DOS Apr, 1996 70 out of 100 70
Gameplay (Benelux) DOS Jun, 1996 62 out of 100 62
Adventure Corner DOS Apr 08, 2008 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Entertainment Weekly DOS Apr 05, 1996 C+ 58
GameSpot DOS May 01, 1996 3.6 out of 10 36


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If at the command prompt you accidently type RIPER (one P) instead of RIPPER (two P's), instead of going into the game you are greeted with a movie of a rotting apple!

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