Woman Tortured as Kidnappers Demand a PSP for Her Release

A Las Vegas woman was tied to a chair for six hours, had her head shaved and was forced to take pills and drink alcoholic drinks while her captors demanded a PSP as ransom, according to local news reports yesterday. Both suspects are still at large. » 12/21/13 3:50pm 12/21/13 3:50pm

Police Blotter: Knock-Knock. Who's There? Bang.

Crime is a constant feature of video games writing. Somewhere, someone is doing something illicit with them—sometimes comically stupid, sometimes tragic. Games and consoles are currency, objects of dispute, sometimes even weapons themselves. Kotaku's Police Blotter is here to round up the latest in games crime. » 6/09/13 3:00pm 6/09/13 3:00pm

The Banjo-Kazooie Relationship Takes A Sinister Turn

What kind of Red-Crested Breegull spends all of her time stuffed inside the backpack of an adventuring bear? A Red-Crested Breegull with nowhere else to go. » 3/22/11 2:00pm 3/22/11 2:00pm

What If Princess Peach And Zelda Just Like Being Kidnapped?

How do two strong-willed, independent women like Peach and Zelda wind up abducted all the time? College Humor presents the only answer that makes sense. » 1/11/11 5:20pm 1/11/11 5:20pm

Iraqi Kidnap Victim Subjected To PlayStation

British hostage Peter Moore will soon be returning to the UK from Iraq, after spending the last six months of his two-and-a-half year period of captivity with only satellite television, a laptop, and a PlayStation to keep him occupied. » 12/31/09 3:00pm 12/31/09 3:00pm

PS3: It Only Does Kidnapping ...

A Florida teenager says he was kidnapped at gunpoint, driven to a Walmart and forced to buy his captors a PlayStation 3 for the new super-low price of $299.99. Cops have arrested one suspect. » 11/14/09 6:00pm 11/14/09 6:00pm