Cracked Archive - Video Games

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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5 Dark And Gritty Sequels To Goofy Video Games

As gamers matured, developers tried to do the same.

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5 Video Game Adaptations That Totally Missed The Point

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

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5 Totally WTF Times Real-World Problems Invaded Video Games

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

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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.

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So Your Favorite Thing Went Mainstream (And You Hate It)

The worst fans in the world have to be the Gatekeepers.

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5 Big Questions Gamers Have to Answer in 2018

There are some soul-searching questions we all need to ask ourselves if we're going to keep enjoying video games in 2018.

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5 Games That Were Released Hilariously Broken

Even the biggest-budget titles can wind up as a cautionary tale.

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The One Epic Deal No Gamer Should Live Without

Give it time and your living room will transform into a mausoleum of games forgotten.

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5 Insanely Dark Messages In Classic Video Games (You Missed)

The technology available to old-school video games didn't leave a lot of room for nuance. Which is good considering the few times retro games dove into ethically murky waters and came back up with ...

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5 Gloriously Stupid Times Video Games Tried To Sell You Crap

Any incredibly immersive video game universe can come undone in an instant when a game turns into a crass advertisement for products from the real world.

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