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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 Arcade rail-shooter sequence
Ripper DOS Checking the Virtual Herald online
Ripper DOS A chess-like puzzle

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

Coming Soon Magazine DOS Jun 14, 1996 92 out of 100 92
Just Adventure DOS 1999 A- 91
Gamesmania.de DOS 1996 90 out of 100 90
Mac Ledge Macintosh Nov 13, 1996 8.1 out of 10 81
Power Play DOS Apr, 1996 72 out of 100 72
Computer Games Magazine DOS 1996 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
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
Entertainment Weekly DOS 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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