Arts & Entertainment


“Final Fantasy,” capitalism, and the environment

"Final Fantasy VII" centers on a militant ecological group called AVALANCHE, which is trying to stop the Shinra corporation from destroying the planet in its pursuit of Mako energy. 


Replaying Zelda from a progressive perspective

This year marks the 15th anniversary of the release of "The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time," frequently lauded as the greatest video game ever.


Class struggle from the couch

Back in 2011, the video-gaming industry was already three-fifths the size of the movie industry. For that reason alone, games deserve serious critical attention.