Cracked Archive - Video Games

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.


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.


The 21 Most Ridiculously Frustrating Video Game Moments

We imagine the developers were cackling madly when they thought up this bullshit.


37 Video Games Summarized in 140 Characters or Less

We aren't saying video games have had an adverse effect on our attention spans, but sometimes we don't have the time to explain our favorite games to other people.


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.