Cracked Archive - Video Games

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.€™


12 Video Game Annoyances That Need to Die (Part 1)

I want games that can whisk me away to other worlds and inspire me with the kind of fantastic stories and characters that kept me from leaving my room for most of my childhood. But I'm losing faith.


The 34 Most Infuriating Examples of Video Game Logic

Look, we've been saying it since we were old enough to turn on a Nintendo: The computer is a stupid cheater. And now we have proof.


6 Awesome Hacks That Did Mind-Blowing Things With Old Games

Taking old games and rebuilding them from the ground up in amazing new ways is a thing now and it is awesome.


27 Mobile Game Updates That Would Drive You Insane

We asked you to show us a world where every smart phone game was updated to the point where you're less playing a game and more negotiating your own ransom.


6 WTF Video Game Ads That Traumatized Their Audiences

If the purpose of a video game commercial is to deeply terrify your young fan base so profoundly that they wouldn't dare forget your product, the creators of the following doses of nightmare elixir succeeded brilliantly.


5 Baffling Video Games Based on the Bible

The brave, misguided, and/or flat-out crazy creators of the following games made Jesus our eternal co-op partner, and the results are confusing enough to baffle even the wisest theologians.


4 Ways Pop Culture Critics Have Made Themselves Obsolete

This is one of those critics-aren't-doing-it-right things, because when it comes to critiquing art in the 21st century they generally suck and thus I present my review of the reviewers.


The 5 Most Utterly Insane Games You Can Play at Work

Over the years I've collected some links for the cream of the weird-browser-game crop, and whenever my brain can't focus, I bust out my bookmarks folder and play them weirdos. Here are five of those games.