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Alfred Hitchcock Presents The Final Cut (Windows)

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Description

In Alfred Hitchcock Presents The Final Cut the player takes the role of the psychic private investigator Joseph Shamley, who is hired by a silent woman to solve the mystery of her uncle's mansion: This rich man is obsessed by Alfred Hitchcock's movies and is in the process of shooting his own picture. But now the whole film crew disappeared...

Being a detective game, the main goal is to find clues to puzzle together the solution of this mystery, but there are also classic combination puzzles, e.g. to open a locked door. Additionally, there are timed puzzles and platforming sequences, but those elements are in the minority. Conversations are sparse, and the majority of the game is spent in the deserted movie sets.

The movement in the game and performing all the actions and/or dialogues are keyboard-oriented. The mouse is used for the rest of the game, e.g. searching for clues in close up views after activating a hot spot or using the organizer. Through this organizer the player reaches his inventory, a diary, a map for quick traveling to the outside portions of the mansion, and the main menu. During Shamley's visions the game uses footage from Hitchcock movies.

Screenshots

Alfred Hitchcock Presents The Final Cut Windows Main Title that appears when you exit the game.
Alfred Hitchcock Presents The Final Cut Windows (Intro scene) some car accidents may turn up quite nice... if you meet the right woman :)
Alfred Hitchcock Presents The Final Cut Windows In order to use some item, it must be selected first. You'll be sure it's selected by spotting the icon on the upper left corner, though.
Alfred Hitchcock Presents The Final Cut Windows These roses look very much out of place, don't they?

Alternate Titles

  • "Хичкок: Последний дубль" -- Russian spelling
  • "Hitchcock: The Final Cut" -- common term
  • "Hitchcock: Ostatnie Cięcie" -- Polish title
  • "Alfred Hitchcock: A última cena" -- Portuguese title

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Only one with the name Alfred in this game is some drunken bird. コナン (76898) 1.67 Stars1.67 Stars1.67 Stars1.67 Stars1.67 Stars

The Press Says

4Players.de Nov 22, 2001 70 out of 100 70
Jeuxvideo.com Dec 13, 2001 14 out of 20 70
ActionTrip Jan 04, 2002 65 out of 100 65
Gamesmania Nov 20, 2001 65 out of 100 65
Quandary Dec, 2001 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
GamesFirst! Jun 28, 2002 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
PC Gamer UK Feb, 2002 56 out of 100 56
GameSpy Apr 26, 2002 55 out of 100 55
GameGenie 2001 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Adventure Gamers Jul 07, 2004 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars 30

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  • Hints for The Final Cut (These hints give you nudges and clues before the final solutions are provided - so the game is not spoiled for you.)
コナン (76898) added Alfred Hitchcock Presents The Final Cut (Windows) on Dec 22, 2001