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Nintendo Power’s Final Issue

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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 ….

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Wii Mini officially confirmed

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Nintendo has officially confirmed the Wii Mini today, But the new version as exclusive to Canada through the holiday season. The press release says “no information is available about its potential availability in other territories in the future.” Priced at $99.99, the Wii Mini does not include Internet connectivity and isn’t compatible with GameCube discs. it comes with a red Nunchuk, a red Wiimote Plus controller, a sensor bar, power adapter, and standard composite cable.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 – The Vet & The n00b Trailer

This live action trailer featuring Sam Worthington, Jonah Hill and Dwight Howard. Has to be one of the coolest live action trailers to date.

“Whether you’re a veteran of Call of Duty or a n00b just starting out, there is a soldier in all of us”.

Michael Bay’s trailer for Need for Speed: The Run

Michael Bay Best known for the live action Transformers movies,was recruited by EA Black Box to direct a cinematic trailer for Need for Speed: The Run. The end results are amazing!

Hulu Plus coming to Wii and 3DS

The subscription streaming TV service Hulu Plus is coming to both the 3DS and Wii, sometime “soon,” says Nintendo. As with Xbox 360 and PS3, Hulu Plus will run you $7.99/month and included “thousands of TV episodes – including the entire current season of popular shows like Modern Family, Glee, Dancing with the Stars, The Biggest Loser, House and Grey’s Anatomy.”

Qwikster’s out Netflix’s back in

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings announced this morning that Netflix won’t split into two separate services as planned. The news comes less than a month after the company’s stock went into freefall following its announced split into disc-based and streaming entities named Qwikster and Netflix, respectively.

“It is clear that for many of our members two websites would make things more difficult, so we are going to keep Netflix as one place to go for streaming and DVD,” Hasting wrote on the company’s official blog this morning. “This means no change: one website, one account, one password… in other words, no Qwikster.”

There is no update on Netflix’s desire to enter the video game rental space in Hastings’ post. We are currently following up with the company to find out if those plans have changed too.

Black Wii Fit Plus bundle headed to UK

Nintendo will soon release a black Wii Fit Plus console bundle in the UK, which looks to retail for £99.99 ($155).

Arriving October 7, the bundle includes a black Wii console with Wii Remote Plus, a black Balance Board and a copy of Wii Fit Plus.

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