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Actual Crimes: Jack the Ripper

Minis murder investigation launches in the States on October 5th.

September 16th, 2010

Virtual Playground, Gamers Digital and Sanuk Games are happy to announce that the chart-topping hidden object game ACTUAL CRIMES: JACK THE RIPPER on ‘minis’ for PSP and PS3 will hit the Playstation Store’s digital shelves on October 5th in America, at the price of $3.99.

One of the best games of its type, ACTUAL CRIMES: JACK THE RIPPER features numerous atmospheric 3D locations and oodles of hidden objects to find. The realism of the scenes and the accuracy of the storyline fascinate all ages from young teen to adult.

Travel back to 1880’s London to help Scotland Yard’s detectives solve the crime of the century. Visit world famous landmarks such as Piccadilly Circus and Buckingham Palace. Search scenes of crime and solve mini puzzles in your hunt for clues. Was Jack a doctor, a royal prince, a barber, or something else? Was he mad? This game will tell you!

Enjoy hours and hours of gameplay in this truly absorbing game. Whether you are an experienced player or a newbie, once you start your investigation, you will be on an adventure you won’t want to stop—until you discover Jack the Ripper’s true identity that is!

ACTUAL CRIMES: JACK THE RIPPER is also available in Europe since September 1st, and was praised by most reviewers. JeremyR of gave it 8/10, noting “it’s definitely worth a look if you like the genre, especially since it’s the most playable of the bunch on a PSP”.

About Virtual Playground –

A development company based in the UK who have been developing PC games for more than 20 years, specializing in the Tycoon / Management genre, with classic games such as Mall Tycoon 2 Deluxe, Eco Tycoon and the highly successful Prison Tycoon range. We have now entered the Casual games market with Real Crimes : Jack the Ripper and Cruise Clues with many more in the pipeline.

Contact: Colin Courtney –

About Gamers Digital –

Gamers Digital is a US Casual games publisher whose titles from the Real Crimes range are available on all leading portals.

Contact: Scott Zerby –

About Sanuk Games –

Sanuk Games is a leading casual game studio with over 40 titles released on various consoles, both as a contractor and as a publisher. Among Sanuk Games’ Playstation Minis releases are Spot The Differences and Hysteria Project.

Contact: Yan Marchal –

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