Cracked Archive - Video Games

5 Terms That Mean Video Game Marketers Are Lying To You
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
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)
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
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
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
7 Hilariously Insane Video Game Sequels To Classic Movies

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

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6 Things You Learn Writing Blockbuster 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.

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The 5 Most Well-Hidden Video Game Easter Eggs Ever
The 5 Most Well-Hidden Video Game Easter Eggs Ever

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

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6 Gaming Easter Eggs That Taunted The People Who Found Them
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.

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5 Hilariously Insane Attempts To Bring Video Games To Life
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.

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6 Realities Of My Job Addicting Kids To Online Games
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!'

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5 Video Game Weapons That Work Way Better In Real Life
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.

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7 Classic Video Games With Horrifying Backstories
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.

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The 8 Accidents Most Likely To Kill You Recreated With Mario
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?

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

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

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