Cracked Archive - Video Games


If 22 Famous Video Game Titles Were Taken Literally

We asked you to take some of the most iconic games in history and use their titles to turn them into blinding disappointments.


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.


What Video Game Characters Do With Their Downtime

What happens when you put the controller down and our favorite characters are left to their own devices?


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.


19 Video Game Fashions We Wish Had Caught On

What happens when fashion designers take a page out Nintendo's playbook?


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.


20 Awesome Features the New Gaming Consoles Won't Have

Whether we want them or not, every year we're presented with allegedly revolutionary innovations in gaming. And every year we are let down.


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?