Cracked Archive - Video Games

6 Retro Features Modern Video Games Need

The march of progress has trampled some flowers of video games into the dirt of history. Luckily, technology can bring back all the best bits of the old days.


6 Video Game Glitches Scarier Than Anything Done on Purpose

Join us for another excursion into the unintentional, hilarious terror of video game glitches.


5 Bizarre Trends in Old Video Game Cover Art

I searched through thousands of covers and found that cover artists stopped caring about originality sometime in 1982.


6 Things I Learned Playing 'Alien: Isolation' for 16 Hours

Do not worry, dear reader. There are no spoilers in this column.


7 Creepy Video Game Easter Eggs We Wish We Never Found

We have unfortunately seen the horror lurking beneath the surface of your favorite video games, and now we pass the curse to you.


6 Accidentally Awesome Glitches in Famous Video Games

Our ongoing series to find the whimsical magic that is created when just a few lines of code go awry.


6 Video Games That Put Insane Detail Into Stuff You Missed

The coolest details in your favorite games probably went completely unnoticed.


6 Storytelling Problems Video Games Still Can't Fix

Awhole heck of a lot of games do storytelling wrong, and they all share weaknesses that need to be stamped out.


7 Reasons "Gamergate" Proves Humanity is Doomed

These people claiming to represent gamers is like a cannibal claiming to represent eaters.


4 Ways Gamers Still Suck at Dealing With Women

I've noticed a few problem areas where us chronically underrepresented straight, white males could stand to improve -- or, at the very least, just recognize.


5 Things I Learned as the Internet's Most Hated Person

Hi. My name is Zoe Quinn. Long story short, the Internet spent the last month hating me.


6 Bizarrely Sexual Easter Eggs Lurking in Kids' Video Games

Since most of these games were made before instant Internet porn became a thing, some of the developers had to express their most basic desires anywhere they could ... like, for example, in some innocent children's game.