A thorough analysis of the design and mechanics of Nintendo's early Mario games, beginning with Donkey Kong and running all the way through stage 8-4 of Super Mario Bros.
The site currently hosted at GameSpite.net has been online in various incarnations since 1996, although it's only in the past few years that it's become a home to smart, incisive critiques by a loosely-associated team of writers.
Game Boy World: 1989 Hardcover Edition Published April 10, 2015
The Anatomy of Mega Man, Vol. I Hardcover Published September 01, 2014
The Anatomy of Metroid, Vol. II (Hardcover) Published April 03, 2014
GameSpite Presents: The Anatomy of Metroid Vol. I Published January 11, 2014
GameSpite Presents: The Anatomy of Zelda Vol. I (Hardcover) Published May 12, 2013
The Anatomy of Castlevania Hardback Published February 18, 2013
GameSpite Journal 12 Published August 12, 2012
GameSpite Journal 11 | Color Hardcover Published April 14, 2012