Zelda

Still My Ancestors: A Conversation with Ashley Harris

I think video games like pieces of art can find the Waldos that society sometimes cannot, and also, I think maybe the developers want us to think about why they do certain things in video games. I think a way to dismantle these kinds of racial stigmas in games would just be, for starters, to have a main character that is a person of color.

Retrogamer: Old Romance and Comfort Foods

Why do we return to these games we’ve utterly mastered? To answer that question, I asked seven other writers what their “comfort food” was.

Shigeru Miyamoto Goes Spelunking

When McKenzie from down the street died
I told my dad I was biking to his house
to explore it & he didn’t stop me. I biked there

but couldn’t go inside

The Zelda Cut

It’s hard to remember, sixteen years later, what I found so mesmerizing about a graphically obsolete princess. The jerky, jagged game was unrecognizable to the world I remembered spending dozens of hours in.