Cracked Archive - Video Games

6 Video Games That Made Sexism A Selling Point

'We wrote a prophecy that says you gotta have balls. Deal with it.'

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4 Awful Gaming Industry Practices (Nobody Complains About)

Gamers react to any change in a beloved franchise with a ridiculous fury. Which is why it's odd that they don't react to these actually legitimate issues.

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The 10 Greatest (And Saddest) Achievements In Gaming

You will never be as good at anything as these people are at gaming.

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Hidden Clues In Silent Hill That Forever Change ... Zelda

What does a game series about Aryan elves repeatedly spanking uppity pig warlords have to do with one about killing Freudian monster nurses? A surprising amount, actually.

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The 6 Most Awesome Ways To Lose Popular Video Games

Many a teenager flew too close to the naked Lara Croft sun and ended up losing all unsaved progress to the gamble.

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4 Ways You Are Being 'Aged Out' By The Gaming Industry

I'm like the Lorax; I speak for the trees ... if the trees had spent the last few years honing their GTA skills.

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6 Ridiculous Excuses Game Designers Gave For Sexist Costumes

Hair seems like it's a pretty practical replacement for clothing.

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5 Terms That Mean Video Game Marketers Are Lying To You

A video game could be about schoolgirls using the power of friendship to make Nazis explode, and the most fantastical part would still be the marketing campaign.

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6 Bizarrely R-Rated Easter Eggs In Wildly Unsexy Video Games

It doesn't matter if a game is set in deep space or in the sky over a WWII battlefield -- man always finds a way to sneak in dicks and boobs.

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I'm Paid To Play World Of Warcraft All Day (And It Sucks)

On one hand, this is a career that 30 years ago would have been considered too fanciful for a sci-fi novel. On the other, it sounds like one of the saddest jobs we've encountered.

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5 Things I Learned Making The Biggest Flop In Game History

E.T. was so bad it's credited for starting the video game crash. So what's it like being the Ed Wood of gaming?

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6 Video Game Easter Eggs That Were Hidden A Little Too Well

Your in-game cell phone in GTA V can dial up more than just Mad Max-themed vehicles.

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7 Hilariously Insane Video Game Sequels To Classic Movies

Turns out Rambo was one-man army AND a wizard.

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31 Design Tricks Behind Famous Video Games (You Can't Unsee)

Either the makers of Donkey Kong 64 were very brilliant or incredibly lazy.

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6 Things You Learn Writing Blockbuster Video Games

Writing video games is weird. You have to put together a plot, but you can't let it get in the way of the player shooting 12,000 zombies. It's a balancing act that's produced lots of beloved stories.

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