'Dark Souls' Is A Game About Living Under Capitalism In 2020

This essay contains major spoilers for the Dark Souls series.

To live in the year 2020 is to be filled with the sense that the world as we know it is coming to an end. 

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/y3gz9m/dark-souls-is-a-game-about-living-under-capitalism-in-2020