Cracked Archive - Video Games

5 Times Video Games Tackled Mature Issues (And Failed Hard)

Sometimes a video game's attempt to tackle the more delicate issues just plain falls short.


How Young Gamers Can Quietly Ruin Their Parents' Finances

More and more parents are going into debt over microtransactions.


5 Hilarious Stories From The Early Days Of Video Games

It's nice when we find proof that the teams that made our favorite games had fun behind the scenes.


This Lego Adaptation Of 'Dark Souls' Is Weirdly Perfect

Who knew that disturbing headless figures and Legos could mix so well?


21 Video Game Ads And Packages That Tell The Painful Truth

Maybe check these out before clicking ‘purchase.’


The Stupid, Stupid Logic Behind Video Games, Explained

It’s like somebody decided that making sense would make these games less fun.


The Completely Insane Scene From The New 'Harry Potter' Game

'Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery' isn't just a bad game. It also gives us the darkest moment in video game history.


The Crazy Coincidence That Saved Video Games Forever

What saved the video game market slump? A bizarre chain of events that started with one businessman throwing a temper tantrum.


5 Gamers Who Turned Trolling Into An Artform

If you're extremely old, you might remember the days when internet trolling was fun and imaginative and done purely for laughs.


6 Video Game Feats So Amazing They Make You Question Reality

While the rest of us were making dick jokes out of gunfights and zoning laws, more creative gamers were doing some truly amazing things.


5 Dark And Gritty Sequels To Goofy Video Games

As gamers matured, developers tried to do the same.


5 Video Game Adaptations That Totally Missed The Point

Sometimes a game adaptation is more than simply a bad, nakedly commercial cash grab.


19 Hilariously Infuriating Video Game Enemies

Do video game designers feed on rage? Asking for a friend.


5 Totally WTF Times Real-World Problems Invaded Video Games

Virtual worlds can also be ruined by terrible circumstances and even more terrible people.


5 Beloved Games That Have Secret Terrifying Backstories

There are some seemingly cute, family-friendly games out there hiding backstories so messed up that they'd be cut from a Chuck Palahniuk novel.