Cracked Archive - Video Games

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.


The 5 Most Well-Hidden Video Game Easter Eggs Ever

Some programmers took easter eggs to Ark of the friggin' Covenant levels.


15 Outrageously Simple Ways To Fix The Video Game Industry

A console that combines games would literally be the greatest invention ever.


6 Gaming Easter Eggs That Taunted The People Who Found Them

If a huge combination of super convoluted B.S. is done in Silent Hill 2 your reward is a weapon that kills you. Congrats, buddy.


5 Hilariously Insane Attempts To Bring Video Games To Life

Recreating 'Angry Birds' requires pumpkins instead of birds, because a) PETA, probably, and b) pumpkins tend to explode better than birds.


6 Realities Of My Job Addicting Kids To Online Games

Sometimes we'll hear a grandparent being like, 'You sit down and you stay there! You stole my money!'


5 Video Game Weapons That Work Way Better In Real Life

I've spent many, many years of my life wasting dudes (mostly) in video games. So I've naturally developed some pretty reliable instincts about the best ways to go about this wasting.


7 Classic Video Games With Horrifying Backstories

Halo 2 was delayed because one of the developers hid a picture of a butt in the game.


The 8 Accidents Most Likely To Kill You Recreated With Mario

What essential lessons can we learn by forcing Mario to die repeatedly in the same ways humans do? Will the code to becoming a Highlander be unlocked?


5 Rules Of Video Game Buying That Didn't Exist A Decade Ago

Buying video games is a skill. At least, it is now.


5 Awesome Game Sequels That Were Screwed Over & Canned

If we didn't get a new CoD or Assassin's Creed this year, we'd take it as an omen of Ragnarok. Which is why it's all the more tragic that we won't be getting these.


5 Reasons Final Fantasy Failed Worse Than Any Franchise Ever

Someone needs to put the


6 BS Excuses Developers Gave For Adding Boobs To Video Games

Like a teenager caught red-handed, video game companies are conjuring increasingly stupid reasons for the lewder conduct of their products.


6 Brilliant Insults Hidden In Video Games As Easter Eggs

If you're a bitter sports fan, sometimes your only avenue for recourse is in the code of your video game.


6 Insane Ways Fans Make Innocent Video Games Super Creepy

Leave it to Nintendo to stick unrelenting horror into otherwise cute video games.