Cracked Archive - Video Games

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.


6 Video Games Invented Inside Other Video Games

The best examples combine vengeance and interspecies eroticism, but apparently I'm not allowed to write about that


5 Horrifying Details You Never Noticed in Famous Video Games

When we look back at our harmless games, all the rose-colored glasses in the world couldn't hide the blood.


The 7 Most Needlessly Terrifying Video Game Covers

Don't you wish game companies would let the designers have a bit of artistic freedom? Yeah? Be careful what you wish for.


4 Video Games That Are Actually Worthy of a Movie Adaptation

What follows are the four most enticing ideas for video game movies I was able to scour from the depths of the comment section, ranked in no particular order save for the way they tickle my whiskey-addled imagination.


4 iPhone Games That Clearly Hate the Player (Tested)

I spent a day trapped inside the top-grossing games like a smartphone Houdini, and as a service to Cracked readers, I worked out some better replacements.


The 5 Most Sadistic 'Game Over' Scenes in Video Game History

When a simple handwritten middle finger to the player would have sufficed, these jerks built a laser, carved the letters into the moon, then bombed NASA so nobody could ever erase it.


The 22 Most Horrifying Video Game Glitches

There are some glitches out there that don't really impede you in any way except for maybe pausing so you can go change your underwear.


The 5 Most Cringe-Worthy Video Game Commercials

For decades, out-of-touch marketers who have never held a controller in their lives have tried to come up with ad campaigns that make their game seem hip or edgy with often awkward results.


5 Video Game Versions of Movies That Add Insane Plot Twists

Sometimes video game developers leave their draft of the script in the wash, and can only loosely guess at the ending based on the shapes of the inkblots.€™