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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 The world map
Ripper DOS Main Menu
Ripper DOS In (cyber)hell
Ripper DOS Receiving a W.A.C. transmission (fancy-talk for getting a video call)

Promo Images

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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. DOS Chris Woodard (4)

Critic Reviews

Just Adventure DOS 1999 A- 91
Gamesmania.de DOS 1996 90 out of 100 90
Adventure Gamers DOS May 20, 2002 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
PC Action DOS Apr, 1996 78 out of 100 78
PC Joker DOS Apr, 1996 70 out of 100 70
PC Games (Germany) DOS Jun, 1996 70 out of 100 70
Computer Games Magazine DOS 1996 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
PC Games (Germany) DOS Apr, 1996 70 out of 100 70
Gameplay (Benelux) DOS Jun, 1996 62 out of 100 62
PC Player (Germany) DOS Apr, 1996 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

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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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