Nintendo Power’s Final Issue
On August 21, 2012, Nintendo announced that they would not be renewing their licensing agreement with Future Publishing, and that Nintendo Power would cease publication in December 2012 after 24 years. The first issue was published on July/August 1988 featuring the NES game Super Mario Bros. 2.
The last issue’s cover will be a nostalgic throwback to Nintendo Power’s original magazine and will feature New Super Mario Bros U. The final issue is expected to hit subscribers next month.
Nintendo Power was one of the longest-running video game magazines in the United States and Canada, and was Nintendo’s official magazine in North America. It will be missed ….