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.
Torture sequences in games are old news—many major franchises have included it in some capacity, from the classics like Metal Gear Solid to some more recent big titles like Grand Theft Auto and Splinter Cell. The context is usually the same—torture is explored as a military practice (or a critique of military stuff),…
One of the more inflammatory aspects of 2010's Splinter Cell: Conviction was the fact that it included a number of gruesome interactive torture sequences. The game, in which you play as rogue spec-ops badass Sam Fisher, featured a number of ticking time-bomb scenarios in which Sam would torture various bad guys to get…
Which video game console had the most resilient cartridges, the Super Nintendo or the Sega Genesis? Blistered Thumbs' Rinry lets her sadistic side shine as she boils, burns, freezes, and drops a pair of games to determine the toughest.
Look, beheading's one thing. Getting kicked repeatedly in the ass by a woman in high heels, on the way to your own execution - that's the torture.
The Sims 3 expansion pack World Adventures brings with it a basement tool, which everyone will use to build tombs, and not underground Sim torture chambers.
At PAX, I had the good fortune to catch Bethesda's Brink demo. While there was a lot of cool stuff in the game worth blogging about, what stuck with me was the use of torture in the game.
You may recall that MUD creator Richard Bartle took issue with a torture quest in WoW: Wrath Of The Lich King. He got a few responses, some rather critical and others rather trollish.