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The last issue of Nintendo Power is on newsstands today, giving you one final trip into the magazine that kickstarted many a Mario and Zelda obsession. To commemorate the occasion, Gamasutra has a nice feature up with the magazine's founders looking back on its history.According to one of the found...

December 11th 2012 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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The final issue of Nintendo Power will be hitting newsstands in a few days, and it looks to pay nostalgic tribute to the magazine's very first issue, which was published over two decades ago. The cover image has been making the rounds on the internet, featuring a sculpted clay scene from New Super...

November 30th 2012 at 1:15pm 0 Comments
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Yesterday marked the day Nintendo Power, after running for 24 years, officially closed. The news of the magazine's end broke back in August, but yesterday some of the now former staffers revealed on Twitter they'd completed the last issue, and the office had closed its doors. That final issue shoul...

November 14th 2012 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Former Nintendo Power staffers have gathered their fond memories of working at the magazine that'll cease publication this December.Hands in the Air, written by a pair of former editors, shares many anecdotes from the publication's glory days. One of the best includes StarFox's Falco "Rambaldi" cit...

August 29th 2012 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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Ladies and gentlemen, we are gathered here today to remember Nintendo Power. Not its passing, but its life. Nintendo Power will conclude 24 years of publication with a final issue this December. We've experienced the loss of many magazines over the years, but Nintendo Power's conclusion is differen...

August 27th 2012 at 10:55am 0 Comments
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After yesterday's report that the 24-year history of Nintendo Power was coming to an end, Nintendo has confirmed that the December 2012 issue will be the magazine's last. "Nintendo can confirm that Future US will end the production of Nintendo Power magazine with the last issue slated for December...

August 22nd 2012 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Nintendo has chosen not to renew its licensing agreement with Future Publishing (the company that currently produces Nintendo Power) and has no intentions to take over the publication itself, according to insider sources speaking to Ars Technica. A now-deleted tweet from NP staff suggested this wa...

August 21st 2012 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Aside from his tech eminence having helped found Apple, Steve Wozniak is apparently also a pretty sick Tetris player. He only plays the original Game Boy port, and admits he submitted his scores to Nintendo Power back in the day."I was always #1 in the Nintendo Power listings in 1988, and after the...

July 20th 2012 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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This is going to sound pretty weird, because it involves clues to something you likely don't remember or know. The short version: Nintendo Power's table of contents reveals a game called "Unchained Blades" for 3DS, as a download.The long version: this is the reveal of something publisher XSEED was...

March 24th 2012 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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We've recently seen some evidence of two Sega 3DS projects that have yet to be officially announced: a 3DS (and PC) version of Sonic Generations, and a new Shinobi game. It turns out that the latest issue of Nintendo Power announces them both before Sega has a chance to fire up the press release...

May 25th 2011 at 10:09am 0 Comments
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Alright, class, open your May 2011 issue of Nintendo Power. That's where you'll find confirmation of the (second) North American release of Namco Bandai's cel-shaded RPG, Tales of the Abyss. The game first launched on PlayStation 2 in 2005, followed by an English release in late 2006. A 3DS port...

April 27th 2011 at 9:05pm 0 Comments
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If you like playing Cave Story (and who doesn't) and you like being away from your TV when doing so, you're going to like this. The table of contents for the latest issue of Nintendo Power magazine spills the beans on a DSiWare version of Pixel's wonderful, wonderful game about a mysterious, undergr...

September 22nd 2010 at 3:20pm 0 Comments