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This is the end, Big N fans. Nintendo Power's final issue is upon us and in a surprise tip of the hat, the magazine's staff has decided to pay tribute to the famed cover that started it all. Framed in a similar manner to the inaugural issue from 1988, this last dance with all things officially Nin...

December 1st 2012 at 4:29am 0 Comments
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Promotional Consideration is a weekly feature about the Nintendo DS advertisements you usually flip past, change the channel on, or just tune out.As of October of this year, Nintendo of America relinquished its hold of Nintendo Power and handed over publishing duties to Future US, the same media co...

November 25th 2007 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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While searching for a way to get out of journalism and make some real cash, Gamasutra discovered a listing on the Nintendo corporate job board for someone to be the Licensing Manager for Nintendo Power. The job would entail being in close contact with new publisher Future Publishing.Future publishin...

September 18th 2007 at 6:53pm 0 Comments
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Nintendo Power is getting a new publisher, it would seem, based on a job listing posted by Nintendo. The job listing is for a Licensing Manager, which describes that Future US will be taking over publishing duties for the mag. The entirety of the job description reads: Manages monthly Nintendo...

September 18th 2007 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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It's late in the summer, but not too late for us to hand out a summer reading assignment. Racketboy and Retromags.com have teamed up to offer a scanned PDF of Nintendo Power's May/June 1989 issue, which features Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles on the cover.Looking through the issue reminds us, of cours...

September 10th 2007 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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It's inconceivable to us why Nintendo doesn't offer demos for its Wii games. Besides being a cool freebie to entice people to buy a system, easy access to demos leads to better sales of full games. Sony and Microsoft figured this out years ago, offering PlayStation, PS2 and Xbox demo discs with the...

August 22nd 2007 at 4:55pm 0 Comments
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Over at Go Nintendo, a reader sent in the above image, which is a hurdle that those wishing to enter the latest Nintendo Power sweepstakes need to tackle. It throws up flags in all areas, as it causes us to believe Nintendo is honestly considering providing us with some sort of demo download servic...

August 21st 2007 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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We were surprised to read that Prism: Light the Way collected an 8.5/10 score in the latest issue of Nintendo Power, mostly because prior to the review, we had never heard of the puzzle game. Prism tasks you with saving the Glowbos, a black-hole-inhabiting race of blobs. A space monster has absorbe...

July 30th 2007 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Nintendo Power has been pushing this deal for what seems like forever -- register three games or consoles with your My Nintendo account to receive three free issues of the magazine and a discounted year-length subscription afterwards. Besides extending your console's warranty and the less-than-occas...

July 28th 2007 at 1:15pm 0 Comments
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Promotional Consideration is a weekly feature about the Nintendo DS advertisements you usually flip past, change the channel on, or just tune out.If you missed our spotlight on Leo Burnett's "Communion Day" ad last Sunday, make sure to give it a glance. Even if you've already skimmed through our wo...

July 15th 2007 at 3:20pm 0 Comments
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There are further rumors about Nintendo Power, Nintendo's official gaming magazine, but the rumblings have changed slightly. The latest word is that the publication will continue, just with a new publisher working things behind the scenes, which is how the European Nintendo magazine is handled. It's...

May 23rd 2007 at 11:15am 0 Comments
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That countdown at www.smashbros.com just concluded, revealing ... absolutely nothing, and we don't mean absolutely nothing in a GTAIV-trailer-crashed-our-servers way. The page simply reads "starting today (Japan time)."What's starting today? Since they're not saying anything, we'll turn to our frie...

May 21st 2007 at 12:26pm 0 Comments