Cracked Archive - Video Games

When Video Games Get Stuck In Your Head

We have to figure a way out of these oppressive blankets. Wait: If you shot a blue portal on the floor here, right next to the bed, and then shot an orange portal upright against the far wall there, you could just roll out of bed, fall through the blue portal, and the momentum would shove you through the orange portal - standing and maybe even movi


6 'New' Gaming Innovations That Are Way Older Than You Think

Some 'revolutionary' gaming ideas have actually existed for decades and back then, people thought they were 'shit.'


8 Highlights from the Worst Nintendo Tutorial of the 80s

I know you think twenty dollars is a lot for a half hour video with tips on 5 or 6 games, but that's why you grew up watching WKRP in Cincinnatti and not saving princesses. Twenty dollars was nothing. We spent fifty dollars for Deadly Towers and hundreds of other games that were so bad they made us fear electricity.


6 Real Video Games That Were Too Insane To Release

A lot of money and work goes into making a video game, and sometimes all of it is wasted when the project gets cancelled. However, here are six insane examples of how that isn't always a bad thing.


5 Creepy Ways Video Games Are Trying to Get You Addicted

Video games? Addictive? Absolutely. And the designers did a damn good job, also.


5 Plot Devices That Make Good Video Games Suck

Video game makers are working hard to achieve their dream of a playable movie, or at least a game that looks like a movie in a two-minute trailer. And it works, until you hit the start button.


If Video Games Were Realistic

A little realism would make some games way more awesome. Others, not so much. We asked you to show us what would happen if video game makers started adding a little realism to their games. The winner is below, but first the runners up.


6 Ways Video Games Are Saving Mankind

Turns out gamers have science on their side now, as studies are showing that games may be turning us into a race of compassionate, keenly analytical lard-asses.