re: zines, apologies for the tweet-posting but people might be interested in this one, which just launched yesterday:
I’d also urge people to check out Indiepocalypse if they haven’t already: dude’s been commissioning monthly game anthologies and paying out to hundreds of indie devs for years and has virtually never broken even—in fact, the newest one is the only one that’s ever broken even, and that’s because it was a sponsored collab.
esper What is the Avatar: The Way of Water of video games? (46:56)
I have absolutely no way of backing this up but I’m gonna say Metroid Prime 4