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6.6 out of 10

Jack the Ripper

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Reviews and Problems with Jack the Ripper

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Overall 2
2.0

User review by jamm

jamm, Gamezebo
15 December 2010
  • Summary: I wanted to like this game. I liked the format but the graphics were fuzzy and items to locate most were very small or not clear enough to tell what it was. Directions for game were not clear.
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Overall 2
2.0

User review by sotong

sotong, Gamezebo
10 October 2010
  • Summary: I didn't like all the HdO games but I thought I'll give it another go this time since the title looked interesting. To my horror, another awful game. HdO games have interesting great concepts and themes but they always screw up the execution of their games. The graphics are quite ok in this game but the objects are as usual blurry or miniscule. You got to have a really gigantic screen to find the items, otherwise it's just painful for the eyes to find them.
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Overall 2
2.0

User review by JenB

JenB, Gamezebo
15 August 2010
  • Summary: I thought I'd give this game a shot (despite the poor reviews) and boy did it not disappoint. You start out as a newspaperman, and go through the normal HoG routine (gather stuff so he can leave, use a map to go places, etc.) but the scenes are so poorly done it's almost unreal. Everything is so dark and blurry it's hard to make anything out. And the dialogue? What there is of it doesn't make any sense. Like a ten year old wrote it.
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Overall 8
8.0

User review by Elsheks

Elsheks, Gamezebo
30 January 2010
  • Summary: I just finished the demo, and I did like the game. It's different, and not just the story; it makes you think a bit more than most games. I like the graphics, too. The music is quite boring. Didn't need a hint so far, so the 9 hints haven't been a problem. The only difficulty I had was to assemble the camera, that took me quite a while to figure out. And of course I didn't remember the number I was asked for by the policeman, but that turned out to be no real problem.
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Overall 2
2.0

User review by Silverwolf

Silverwolf, Gamezebo
29 January 2010
  • Summary: The graphics are rather primitive and cumbersome. The storyline is silly given the seriousness of the actual events. Wish I could give it ½ a star.
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Overall 2
2.0

Rubbish, don't waste your money

bumfun, Play.com
17 October 2007
  • Conclusion: completed within an afternoon. ok for younger players i suppose, hidden object scenes aren't very detailed and things easy to find
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Overall 4
4.0

Do not get this game!

kragmonster, Play.com
11 September 2007
  • Conclusion: I Bought this game thinking I would have many hours of fun on it. It was completed in just over an hour when I was just getting into it. There was no warning it was going to end. Music is repetitive, but saying that, you don't get to hear it for long!! Save your money to buy something more worthwhile. Disappointing.
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Overall 8
8.0

Sherlock Holmes in Hoechstform

Stefanie Rätz, Amazon
4 April 2014
  • Summary: "Sherlock Holmes jagt Jack the Ripper" ist mein inzwischen vierter Teil der Reihe, den ich spiele und ich muss sagen bisher gefaellt er mir am besten. Endlich muss man mal Schlussfolgerungen ziehen, die wirklich Sinn machen und durch das bilden einer Indiz-Kette ist auch alles logisch miteinander verbunden. Das einzige, was mich hin und wieder ein bisschen nervt ist das rumlaufen in Whitechapel, was aber durch die Ego-Perspektive erleichtert wird.
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Overall 10
10

Spiel

Sandra, Amazon
28 September 2013
Overall 10
10

Der Killer von Whitechapel

Alexander Gebhardt "majorcrampas", Amazon
22 June 2013
  • Summary: Das Leben im Londoner Stadtteil Whitechapel ist nicht unbedingt ein leichtes. Tagelöhner, Prostituierte und andere verzweifelte Seelen fristen im trüben Grau des Armutbezirkes ihr Dasein und müssen sich, als ob das noch nicht genug wäre, im mittlerweile fünften "Sherlock Holmes"-Adventure auch noch mit aufkeimenden religiösen Konflikten innerhalb Whitechapels und einer seltsamen Mordserie, die insbesondere die Damen des "horizontalen Gewerbes" (wie es auch treffend im...
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