Click to preview GameSpite Presents: The Anatomy of Metroid Vol. I photo book

In the beginning, there was a girl, who looked like a robot, and who set out to destroy alien parasites and the evil biological computer-woman who sought to use the parasites to conquer the galaxy. From that rather weird germ sprouted not only a classic series, but countless fantastic imitators as well. Explore the design language and structure of Metroid, Metroid II, and their quirky cousin Kid Icarus in this 80-page survey of three 8-bit classics.


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gamespite San Francisco, CA

The site currently hosted at 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.

Publish Date  January 11, 2014

Dimensions  Standard Landscape  82 pgs   Standard Paper

Category  Entertainment

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