Keyboard Geniuses: Here’s how Wind Waker and Metal Gear Solid 2 are basically the same game

Keyboard Geniuses is our weekly glance at a few intriguing, witty, or otherwise notable posts from the Gameological discussion threads. Comments have been excerpted and edited here for grammar, length, and/or clarity. You can follow the links to see the full threads.

Sympathy For The Devil

This week, Jake Muncy took a deep dive into the story of Legend Of Zelda: The Wind Waker. He came back with a reading that paints the game as a warning against blind faith, as its characters recognize the recurring myth they’ve been sucked into and break from it to start lives of their own. Ganondorf shows some regret this time around but still goes through with his quest for world domination (what’s left of the world, anyway). This more nuanced portrayal of the series’ perennial villain was a big topic of conversation down in the comments. Here is kylebuissummation …

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