Visceral’s The Ripper a XBLA/PSN game

Coming from a meeting with EA’s senior executives, Wedbush analyst Michael Pachter says Dead Space developer Visceral Games’ ‘smaller, direct-to-consumer effort’ is the previously rumored Jack the Ripper game.

“In its Visceral Games studio, which is located at its headquarters,” Pachter said, “the company is currently developing Dante’s Inferno, Dead Space 2, and Ripper (a new PSN, Xbox Live game):”

The release window for the game, believed to be titled The Ripper, remains unclear. However, the studio’s second in-the-works title, Dead Space 2, is expected before March, 2011.