Cracked Archive - Video Games

The 5 Most Absurdly Difficult Video Game Puzzles (Pt. 2)

Sometimes developers just don't give a damn. Or maybe they hate us.


5 Disturbing Details You Didn't Notice in Famous Video Games

Apparently it's just very easy for video game developers to slip in disturbing details that will go unnoticed.


5 Insane Video Game Easter Eggs You Weren't Supposed to Find

Unlike those elitist chocolatiers, we believe Easter Eggs should be available year-round.


The 5 Most Unintentionally Horrifying Children's Video Games

It's a wonder you're not in an asylum right now after being exposed, far too young, to stuff like this.


5 Crucial Rules of Every Game (Not Found in the Rulebook)

The study of unwritten rules is a useful tool to understanding how games really work, or at the very minimum a helpful explanation as to how you became such an unwelcome presence in other people's homes.


5 Ridiculous Things the Media Blamed Video Games For

If you're a politician or pundit, ranting and raving about the evils of video games is still a surefire way to get everyone's attention. And that is how you wind up with manufactured outrages like these.


4 Video Game Mashups Too Awesome to Exist

This is the crap that keeps me up at night. I come up with ways to combine existing video games into different ones that don't exist, and probably never will.


The 5 Most Baffling Celebrity Appearances in Video Games

These games make so little sense, and make the star look so stupid, the only explanation is programmers finally getting revenge by proxy on every popular kid from school.


The 5 Least Subtle Product Placements in Gaming History

These folks rolled up their sleeves and showed us how to really whore out our integrity.


6 Baffling Video Games Adapted From Famous Movies and Shows

Sometimes programmers are apparently in such a rush to finish a game before the deadline that they don't actually have a chance to watch the material they're basing the game on. So, you wind up with deeply confusing titles like these.


Live-Blogging the 'Super Mario Bros.' Universe

The following absolutely real images (I cannot stress enough how much I didn't make this shit up just now) paint a picture of man who is somewhat brave and utterly confused.


The 5 Most Elaborately Hidden Video Game Easter Eggs

Some developers prefer to hide their secrets like you would hide your particularly shameful pornography.


4 Insane Ways Video Games Changed During My 9-Year Hiatus

I all but abandoned the gaming world for years on end. I've started playing again, though, and it's like stepping into an alien planet.


5 Anti-Piracy Strategies That Screwed Over Regular Gamers

Let's take a look at how developers aimed for the pirates but instead screwed over their paying customers in ridiculous ways.