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Nippon Ichi Announces New Visual Novel Where You Control a Split-Personality Jack the Ripper

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Nippon Ichi Software has announced Murder Detective: Jack the Ripper in the latest Dengeki PlayStation (via Ryokutya2089).

The new fully-voiced adventure / visual novel game is coming to PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch on April 25th in Japan. The game’s official website and retail listings have gone up, giving us the first look at the box art, which you can view above.

Players can expect the game to follow an alternate London where medical technology has advanced, and private detective Arthur Hewitt struggles to maintain himself after discovering a dangerous secret – another personality lives within, urging him to murder. As you progress, the game will go down investigative or murder routes, pending your choices.

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