Kidnapped is a difficult game to rate, and depends a lot on what you are comparing it against. As an interactive movie, the simplicity of the mini-games allows it to keep moving along, and the real strengths get to unfold virtually unimpeded. As an adventure game, it lacks challenge and therefore a little depth, but makes up for it somewhat with a well written story, good production, and good to excellent characters. As a casual game, it easily out performs the limited array of such games I have played, but according to some knowledgeable players I consulted it doesn’t really fit the casual game genre. However, it includes elements similar to the ones I have played, but wraps it in a package far more enticing than those I have seen.