Cracked Archive - Video Games

5 Brilliant Hacks You Can Use to Cheat the Odds at Gambling

Over time, a few rare people have managed to beat the house in creative and/or hilarious ways. And the best part? These were all completely legal! Sort of.


The 5 Craziest Ways Creators Ruined Awesome Video Games

Video games are the product of hundreds of people working together to achieve a single creative goal. But sometimes those people misunderstand and/or actively hate each other.


5 Famous Video Game Sex Moves (Reviewed)

I've reviewed five sex-simulating video games, comparing their mechanics to the real thing.


5 Mathematical Strategies for Dominating Popular Kids Games

Here are some simple tricks anyone can use to come out on top in classic games.


The 5 Most Wasted Opportunities in Video Game History

Why aren't any game developers throwing wads of cash at us yet?


A Holiday Guide to Scamming Christmas Ghosts

I present a transcript of my encounters to you, the hate-filled business owners that make up the bulk of Cracked's readership.


The 6 Biggest Dick Moves in the History of Video Game Design

Until the PlayStation 5 comes with an extendable middle finger, this is the closest designers have come to telling gamers to go f@#$ themselves.


7 Reasons 'Assassin's Creed' Is the Least Playable Game Ever

There hasn't been a disaster like this since 'E.T.'


5 Video Game Villains You Should Have Been Rooting For

Every now and then, we're presented with a video game boss that we just end up feeling bad for.


3 Nintendo Games That Are Worth Revisiting as an Adult

This was a research mission, and it seemed like a worthy endeavor.


The 5 Most Unreasonably Difficult Video Game Puzzles Ever

If you beat any of these games without a walkthrough, you're either the chosen one or you kidnapped the developer's family and held them at gunpoint until they sobbed out all of their secrets.


4 Ethical Video Game Reviews for a Post-Gamergate World

I felt the need to jump feet first into Gamergate the only way I know how: By giving gamers exactly what they crave so as to finish this silly back-and-forth once and for all.


The 6 Creepiest Sex Scenes in Video Game History

Watching video games try to be sexy is like watching a dog try to eat peanut butter. There's clearly a lot of enthusiasm there, but the result is simultaneously hilarious and sad.


The Insane Stories Implied by 4 Misleading Video Game Covers

Box art is supposed to give me a rudimentary idea of what I'm going to be getting myself into before I play the game. A lot of times, I had no idea what in the holy hell I was looking at.