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It's a great time for people who can't get enough of beloved mascots that also happen to be two-dimensional. First we get Super Paper Mario last month, now a new issue of Nintendo Power -- which is really close friends with Nintendo -- is listing the N64's Paper Mario among its 'top picks' of upcom...

May 21st 2007 at 11:28am 0 Comments
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Word is that we're looking at the end of an era. IGN's Matt Casamassina reports that Nintendo Power is in its last days, at least, as we know it today. While it may just be that a restructure is in the cards for the magazine, rumor has it that the employees are being told that they need to find new...

May 15th 2007 at 12:50pm 0 Comments
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Nintendo Power magazine may soon be no more. According to IGN, sources close to the publication have highlighted "massive layoffs" and that employees are being told to look for new work by September.Gaming-centric print magazines have been on a steady decline, thanks in large part to the prominence...

May 14th 2007 at 9:29pm 0 Comments
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From hosting parties with Wii ambassadors to tagging along with touring bands, Nintendo has been pushing its new system in lots of creative ways. It's helped a lot to spread the word about the Wii to not just traditional gamers, but lapsed and non-gamers as well.Our latest issue of Nintendo Power ca...

May 5th 2007 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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var digg_url = 'http://www.digg.com/gaming_news/Latest_Nintendo_Power_confirms_Brothers_in_Arms_coming_to_DS'; Jeux-France got ahold of the latest issue of Nintendo Power, which confirms that Brothers in Arms is headed to the DS. We couldn't be happier, as the Brothers in Arms franchise is one...

February 26th 2007 at 3:15pm 0 Comments
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The Nintendo Power Awards 2006 have begun and its up to you to vote for the winners. That's right, Nintendo has unleashed the list, asking one and all to take a look (and more importantly, cast a vote) at all the categories. There certainly are plenty to choose from, including Game of the Year on th...

February 19th 2007 at 4:55pm 0 Comments
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The Nintendo Power Awards 2006 have begun and its up to you to vote for the winners. That's right, Nintendo has unleashed the list, asking one and all to take a look (and more importantly, cast a vote) at all the categories. There certainly are plenty to choose from, including Game of the Year on th...

February 19th 2007 at 4:55pm 0 Comments
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Flickr user fuzzcat won this in chain chomp soccer ball in a December 2005 Nintendo Power contest. Check out the highlights for this weekend: JoystiqueryAOU 2007: Cave's Muchi Muchi Pork shmup released (from its sty)Today's most inspiring game video: the 1000 Mii MarchWeekly Webcomic Wrapup: XL ed...

February 18th 2007 at 11:59pm 0 Comments
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var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/gaming_news/Next_Wii_channel_could_be_Nintendo_Power_archives'; Plucked from Nintendo's brain trust and tucked into the tail end of MTV's recent interview with Reggie Fils-Aime is the latest Wii channel concept: Nintendo Power. "We have a tremendous amount of old Ni...

February 18th 2007 at 6:57pm 0 Comments
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In our fit of righteous anger over the idea of delaying Metroid Prime 3 again, we missed an interesting aside Reggie dropped at the recent DICE conference -- the idea that old Nintendo Power content may turn up on the Virtual Console. While the idea of reliving some of our greatest memories of gamin...

February 18th 2007 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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In getting all the news that's fit to print in the January issue of Nintendo Power, Codename Revolution has dropped several delicious morsels onto our plate. In an effort to save you the trouble of reading our paragraphs of text here, we'll just consolidate all of the important news into bullet poin...

November 22nd 2006 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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The December 1991 issue of Nintendo Power was recently unearthed, revealing eerie similarities between lil' Jimmy Peterford's "ultimate game system" fantasy and Nintendo's forthcoming Wii. As it turns out, Peterford nailed the Super Mario Galaxy name and likely came within a few dollars of the actua...

July 28th 2006 at 1:00pm 0 Comments