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Snatched: 20 classic video game kidnappings (gallery)

Jessica kidnapped
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Jessica kidnapped

Nothing fuels a hero’s anger more than failing to protect those around him, especially a loved one who wears pink dress, a golden crown on her head, and goes by the name of “Peach.”

Villains take great pride in their kidnapping skills and grasp every possible opportunity to show them off. The following gallery features 20 hijacked victims, both damsels and dons, from classic video games.