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** The final game of the series has one example where this is cranked up to eleven, when Batman - running on [[PapaWolf pure fury after Barbara is kidnapped]] - pins a Mook to the pavement and remotely has the Batmobile roll up and start slowly ''crushing the man's skull with the front tire'' until he cracks and tells Batman everything. You actually do it ''twice'' just to be sure you do in fact have everything

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** The final game of the series has one example where this is cranked up to eleven, when Batman - running on [[PapaWolf pure fury after Barbara is kidnapped]] - pins a Mook to the pavement and remotely has the Batmobile roll up and start slowly ''crushing the man's skull with the front tire'' until he cracks and tells Batman everything. You actually do it ''twice'' just to be sure you do in fact have everythingeverything:


* ''VideoGame/BatmanArkhamSeries'' understandably has this many, many times.
** Interrogating Riddler's various informants yields a variety of colorful threats ("You want teeth! I want answers!"), but these never go beyond threats. Presumably, [[TheDreaded his reputation]] is all that's needed.

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* ''VideoGame/BatmanArkhamSeries'' understandably has employs this many, many ''many'' times.
** Interrogating Riddler's various informants yields a variety of colorful threats ("You want teeth! I want answers!"), threats, but these never go beyond threats. Presumably, [[TheDreaded his reputation]] is all that's needed.

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* ''VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft'': In Battle for Azeroth, there are several quests that have you "break codes" of encrypted correspondance this way. One in particular, called "Getting a Clue", has the questgiver flat out tell you, that they could send the correspondance back to Stormwind for codebreakers to break, or you could just kill the person who has the decryption ring, which saves time.


* ''VideoGame/PilgrimRPGMaker'': After the Giant Cat (jokingly, [[JustJokingJustification or so he says]]) threatens to eat Akemi, she grabs his paw and starts crushing it, threatening him for information on the Other World, [[BigBad Master Alice]], and [[DamselInDistress Inago]]'s whereabouts. When he initially refuses, she crushes it some more, and again some more, until he coughs it all up.

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* ''VideoGame/PilgrimRPGMaker'': After the Giant Cat (jokingly, [[JustJokingJustification or so he says]]) threatens to eat Akemi, she grabs his paw and starts crushing it, threatening him for information on the [[EldritchLocation Other World, World]], [[BigBad Master Alice]], and [[DamselInDistress Inago]]'s whereabouts. When he initially refuses, she crushes it some more, and again some more, until he coughs it all up.

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* ''VideoGame/PilgrimRPGMaker'': After the Giant Cat (jokingly, [[JustJokingJustification or so he says]]) threatens to eat Akemi, she grabs his paw and starts crushing it, threatening him for information on the Other World, [[BigBad Master Alice]], and [[DamselInDistress Inago]]'s whereabouts. When he initially refuses, she crushes it some more, and again some more, until he coughs it all up.

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* This is Revolver Ocelot's preferred method in ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolidVThePhantomPain'', from bending Huey's legs the wrong way to threatening to inject a metal-eating substance into them to eat away the metal rods implanted for his prosthetics. He even subjects Quiet to heavy electrical torture, ''who doesn't even flinch''. [[WouldntHurtAChild He won't subject any children to this though]].


** "You want teeth! I want answers!"
** "If you're lying, I'll break the other one." "What do you mean oth-OOOOOOOOW!"
** The final game of the series has one example where this is cranked up to eleven, when Batman - running on [[PapaWolf pure fury after Barbara is kidnapped]] - pins a Mook to the pavement and remotely has the Batmobile roll up and start slowly ''crushing the man's skull with the front tire'' until he cracks and tells Batman everything.

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** "You Interrogating Riddler's various informants yields a variety of colorful threats ("You want teeth! I want answers!"
answers!"), but these never go beyond threats. Presumably, [[TheDreaded his reputation]] is all that's needed.
** HighAltitudeInterrogation [[SignatureMove naturally]] occurs several times.
** "If you're lying, [[PreemptiveDeclaration I'll break the other one.one]]." "What do you mean oth-OOOOOOOOW!"
** The final game of the series has one example where this is cranked up to eleven, when Batman - running on [[PapaWolf pure fury after Barbara is kidnapped]] - pins a Mook to the pavement and remotely has the Batmobile roll up and start slowly ''crushing the man's skull with the front tire'' until he cracks and tells Batman everything. You actually do it ''twice'' just to be sure you do in fact have everything
-->"REMEMBER SOMETHING ELSE!?!"



** And you can subvert it as well: At the very beginning of the interrogation, there's an option to explain to the perp exactly who you are and what you do. He'll blab immediately if you choose it, and Thane will note it as quite possibly the shortest interrogation ever.

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** And you can subvert it as well: At the very beginning of the interrogation, there's an option to explain to the perp exactly who you are and what you do.do (only available with a high Renegade level). He'll blab immediately if you choose it, and Thane will note it as quite possibly the shortest interrogation ever.

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* You can liberate Falangist fighters from a Republican prison in ''VideoGame/COD2SpanishCivilWarMod''. During the attack, you storm into an interrogation room to see an Assault Guard officer ‘questioning’ a Falangist tied to a chair.


* In ''VideoGame/CallOfDutyBlackOps'', Hudson does this every damn second in the game, you interrogate a scientist by breaking a window, putting the shards of glass in his mouth, and punching him in the jaw (you have to press the button), and he even shocks protagonist Alex Mason for getting [[spoiler:The Numbers]].
** ''Black Ops 2'' has Woods interrogating a captive [[spoiler:Kravchenko]] by first slicing him across the cheek with a knife, then jamming the same knife through his whole hand after he starts getting belligerent.
* Done several times in ''VideoGame/ModernWarfare''. In the first one, where Price is beating the crap out of Al-Asad for info. [[spoiler:Though this is the only time in the series the technique doesn't yield information; but Price learns what he needs to know when Zakhaev calls anyway, so he just executes Al-Asad.]]

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* In ''VideoGame/CallOfDutyBlackOps'', deuteragonist Jason Hudson does this every damn second in the game, game. Not five minutes in his first playable level, Numbers, you interrogate a scientist named Dr. Daniel Clarke by breaking a window, putting the shards of glass in his mouth, and punching him in the jaw (you even have to press the button), and he even shocks main protagonist Alex Mason for getting [[spoiler:The Numbers]].
-->'''Grigori Weaver:''' We can do this all day! We got plenty of windows!
** ''Black Ops 2'' has Woods interrogating a captive [[spoiler:Kravchenko]] captive, [[spoiler: Lev Kravchenko]] by first slicing him across the cheek with a knife, then jamming the same knife through his whole hand after he starts getting belligerent.
* Done several times in ''VideoGame/ModernWarfare''. In the The first one, one is in the mission Safehouse where Price is beating the crap out of Khaled Al-Asad for info. [[spoiler:Though [[spoiler: Though this is the only time in the series the technique doesn't yield information; but Price learns what he needs to know when Imran Zakhaev calls anyway, so he just executes Al-Asad.]]



** In ''VideoGame/ModernWarfare3'', Price really likes to get creative: when cornering a Somali warlord, he, [=MacTavish=] and Yuri don gas masks, while Price pops a toxin canister. If the warlord talks, he gets a mask. If his trap stays shut, he'll die by the gas. [[BoomHeadshot He'd die anyway.]]
** Sandman beats up Volk at the end of "Bag and Drag", and he is presumably interrogated after "Iron Lady". They following exchange happens in the next mission.
-->'''Price:''' Did our man talk?
-->'''Sandman:''' [[TortureAlwaysWorks They always talk.]]

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** In ''VideoGame/ModernWarfare3'', Price really likes to get creative: when cornering a Somali warlord, warlord named Warrabe that supplies weapons to Vladimir Makarov, he, [=MacTavish=] and Yuri don gas masks, while Price pops a toxin canister. If the warlord talks, he gets a mask. If his trap stays shut, he'll die by the gas. [[BoomHeadshot He'd die die]] [[ILied anyway.]]
** Sandman beats up Volk at the end of the mission "Bag and Drag", and he is presumably interrogated after "Iron Lady". They following exchange happens in the next mission.
-->'''Price:''' --->'''Captain Price:''' Did our man talk?
-->'''Sandman:''' --->'''Sandman:''' [[TortureAlwaysWorks They always talk.]]



* A rather infamous mission in VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoV involves Trevor torturing a man for information on a target for the FIB to kill. The Gold medal requires doing all the tortures(pulling teeth, bludgeoning with a large wrench, waterboarding, shocking with a car battery.) and making sure he doesn't have a heart attack. The same man was also a victim of this while in the custody of the IAA. The dark side of this trope is also shown in that the man is very willing to talk from the very beginning, however his interrogators only ask vague questions, if any, and seemingly use his "uncooperativeness" to justify their torture of him.

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* A rather ''By The Book'', the controversial and infamous mission in VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoV involves Trevor Philips torturing a man named Ferdinard Kerimov for information on a target for the FIB to kill. The Gold medal requires doing all the tortures(pulling teeth, torture method (pulling his teeth with a pair of pliers, bludgeoning with a large wrench, waterboarding, shocking with a car battery.) battery) and making sure he doesn't have a heart attack. The same man was also a victim of this while in the custody of the IAA. The dark side of this trope is also shown in that the man is very willing to talk from the very beginning, however his interrogators only ask vague questions, if any, and seemingly use his "uncooperativeness" to justify their torture of him.


* In ''VideoGame/ThePunisher'' video game from 2005 you can torture almost any enemy, complete with a small minigame. Very few of the enemies have useful information, but a successful interrogation will restore health to the Punisher.

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* In the 2005 video game ''VideoGame/ThePunisher'' video game from 2005 developed by Voltion which is based on the AntiHero comic book character. When holding an enemy as a BulletproofHumanShield, one of the things that you can torture almost any enemy, do is to interrogate him in four basic ways which are Punch (with one punch aimed at the testicle), Choke, Face Smash (Frank grabs the enemy head and proceeds to smash it into the ground) and Gun Point (where he simply pulls ouy his sidearm and puts it at the enemy's forehead), complete with a small minigame. Very few The main purpose of the enemies have useful information, but a successful interrogation will restore is to replenish health and gain useful information such as a hidden weapon stash. To put this trope even further, in every levels you will find Special Interrogations which allows you to use the Punisher.environment to interrogate them instead. Highlights include:
** Smashing an enemy's neck using a window pane.
** Drilling the enemy's forehead.
** Throwing the enemy into a working trash compactor.
** Pushing an enemy feet first into a wood chipper.
** Shoving an enemy face into a pond filled with piranhas.
** Letting the enemy get stabbed by a rhinoceros.
** Shaking a knife rack so it would fall on the enemy's face.
** Shoving the enemy towards a wind propeller.
** Holding an enemy toward the edge of a pier that allows a shark to bite him.
** Shooting a nail gun at the enemy's eye.
** Shoving an enemy face into deep fried grill.
** Forcing the enemy into an incinerator and burns them alive.
** Putting an enemy head between two moving gears.


* In ''VideoGame/SplinterCellConviction'', this is the method Sam uses a lot to get information out of people. [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge He's very, ''VERY'' angry]] having learned that his missing daughter, presumed dead, may still be alive and is being kept away from him.

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* In ''VideoGame/SplinterCellConviction'', ''VideoGame/SplinterCell: Conviction'', this is the method Sam uses a lot to get information out of people. [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge He's very, ''VERY'' angry]] having learned that his missing daughter, presumed dead, may still be alive and is being kept away from him.


* ''VideoGame/GodOfWar 2'' had Kratos brutally forcing a number of scholars to translate tablets. This involved him literally bashing their heads on the tablet itself to get them to read the whole damn thing. Then, after that, Kratos ends their misery by ''crushing their heads on the tablet and using their blood as a sacrifice.''

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* ''VideoGame/GodOfWar 2'' ''VideoGame/GodOfWarII'' had Kratos brutally forcing a number of scholars to translate tablets. This involved him literally bashing their heads on the tablet itself to get them to read the whole damn thing. Then, after that, Kratos ends their misery by ''crushing their heads on the tablet and using their blood as a sacrifice.''


* The player actually ends up on the receiving end of this in ''VideoGame/MetroLastLight''; after being captured by [[DirtyCommunists the Reds]], Artyom is dragged before General Korbut and Secretary Moskvin, who each take turns with their own methods of interrogation. When Korbut fails to simply talk Artyom into spilling what he knows about the Baby Dark One, Moskvin cuts in with his own "traditional Red Army method"-- aka, repeatedly punching Artyom in the face while shouting increasingly violent and colourful threats at him ([[CutYourHeartOutWithASpoon "I'll fry your balls in pig fat!"]]). Korbut intervenes before any of them can be acted on, choosing instead to go with "science", in the form of a MindRape-inducing truth serum that forces Artyom to cough up the relevant intel after a traumatic flashback.

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* The player actually ends up on the receiving end of this in ''VideoGame/MetroLastLight''; after being captured by [[DirtyCommunists the Reds]], Artyom is dragged before General Korbut and Secretary Moskvin, who each take turns with their own methods of interrogation. When Korbut fails to simply talk Artyom into spilling what he knows about the Baby Dark One, Moskvin cuts in with his own "traditional Red Army method"-- aka, repeatedly punching Artyom in the face while shouting increasingly violent and colourful threats at him ([[CutYourHeartOutWithASpoon ([[CutHisHeartOutWithASpoon "I'll fry your balls in pig fat!"]]). Korbut intervenes before any of them can be acted on, choosing instead to go with "science", in the form of a MindRape-inducing truth serum that forces Artyom to cough up the relevant intel after a traumatic flashback.

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* PlayedForLaughs in ''VideoGame/AlphaProtocol'''s introduction of [[CrazyAwesome Steven Heck]], who has a man tied up and threatening to make him drink ''bleach'' if he doesn't give him the information he wants. Said information is [[spoiler: the whereabouts of his keys.]] The man turns out to be [[BeleagueredAssistant his assistant]], too.
-->'''Steven''': You should have said something earlier, Wen! You see what I almost made you drink?


* In ''VideoGame/HeavyRain'', Carter Blake likes to interrogate suspects in this manner, when you play as Jayden you get the chance to intervene whenever Blake starts beating up suspects (And even innocents) to get answers. If Ethan is arrested, Jayden can intervene when Blake starts torturing him and [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome punch Blake into a wall]].

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* In ''VideoGame/HeavyRain'', Carter Blake likes to interrogate suspects in this manner, when you play as Jayden you get the chance to intervene whenever Blake starts beating up suspects (And even innocents) to get answers. If Ethan is arrested, Jayden can intervene when Blake starts torturing him and [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome punch Blake into a wall]].wall.

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