Cracked Archive - Video Games

The 6 Most Insane Video Games About Dating

Dating video games are hugely popular in Japan. Naturally, some of these games go just a little too far.


The 5 Worst Marketing Failures in the History of Video Games

When the ‘Diablo III’ servers were broken for most of its first day live, millions of frustrated fingers told the Internet how pissed off they were. However, as far as video game PR disasters go, it couldn't contend with these classics:


6 Japanese Video Games That Will Make Your Head Explode

For those of you who have become numb to video games, allow us to give you feeling again.


24 Video Game Plot Twists That Would Have Blown Your Mind

Video game plots are usually pretty straight forward. And it's probably for the better, since we might be pissed if they messed with our reward after we've been working towards it for days. We asked you to show us the absolutely mind-blowing examples that would have made it all worth it.


The 6 Greatest Video Games We'll Never Get to Play

Every gamer I know is that they all have at least one revolutionary, brilliant, perfect, and heartbreakingly unrealized ‘I Have a Game’ concept: Some untapped property, or some new direction for a sequel that just never got made, but would shake the gaming world to the core if it did.


17 Video Game Characters That Would Help With Real Problems

Video game characters tend to be specifically built for the game they appear in. We show you which characters could make the transition to solving real world problems.


27 Small But Disastrous Changes to Famous Video Games

Video games don't just go from the drawing board to your console without some bad ideas being edited out along the way.


6 Amazing Indie Video Games That Kickstarter Made Possible

We all have that amazing game in our heads that someday, somehow, some nebulous body should build and make like, a billion dollars from it. Well, I found nearly every single one of my longshot dream games are already being made, thanks to Kickstarter.


The 5 Ballsiest Easter Eggs Hidden in Video Games

If you're reading this, the odds are good that you 1) hate your job and 2) can't really do much about it. But if you, say, were working on a project that would be seen by millions of people, then you could get creative about expressing your displeasure.


6 Acts of Real-Life Heroism Made Possible by Video Games

Video games might actually be good for something after all. But remember, games are neither good nor evil -- it's all in what you do with them.


19 Video Game Background Characters: Where Are They Now?

There are a few iconic leading men and women in video games, but for the most part, their worlds are populated by extras. People and anthropomorphic objects whose job is to do the same thing over and over again. Which made us wonder what those characters are up to these days.


If Video Game Characters Found More Practical Solutions

Video games often make you shoot your way through miles of deadly enemies in order to find the key to unlock the door you could have easily shot open in the first place. A look at the easy solutions that would solve video game problems in minutes.


22 Video Games as Understood by Old People

Anyone who's ever received a gaming related gift knows that expectations should be directly tied to some combination of age and gaming experience. After having so many baffling interactions with our elders about gaming, we can't help but wonder what exactly they think we're doing with all of our time.