Cracked Archive - Video Games

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.


5 Reasons the Video Game Industry Is About to Crash

Are we headed for another crash? Short answer, yes. Long answer? Yes.


6 Iconic Video Games That Were Created by Technical Problems

Video game developers often made their most creative choices specifically because technical limitations wouldn't let them make the game they really wanted to make.


5 Things Critics Love About 'GTA V' (That Actually Suck)

The whole point of the Internet is to destroy what you love, which is what I'm about to do, here.


6 Video Game Sex Scenes That Will Give You Nightmares

Video games and sex have had a long and uncomfortable relationship.


The 6 Most Bizarre Ways to Lose Popular Video Games

We've always said that if you can't succeed, at least try to fail in an entertaining way.


5 Mind-Blowing Ways People Mastered Famous Video Games

Video games are one of the most enduring wastes of time out there, but what happens when you master a game so thoroughly that it no longer poses a challenge?


5 Video Game Strategies That Are Way Less Useful in Reality

Playing video games inspires all sorts of creative behavior. But not smart behavior.


7 Needlessly Difficult Features of Every Retro Video Game

I spent much of my childhood hypnotized by computers simpler than most modern watches, and these are the repressed memories of pain I'm confronting


5 Video Games With Disturbing Implications You Didn't Notice

There are often some mighty disturbing implications, not to mention collateral damage, behind even the simplest of actions in video games.


The 7 Least Necessary Pirated Video Games

These atrocities took actual effort to create, even though their only possible use is being made fun of 20 years later.


The 6 Creepiest Easter Eggs Hidden in Video Games (Part 2)

Developers go through the trouble of creating a frighteningly elaborate Easter egg knowing that only a select few will forever be changed by it..