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Before Google, many young'uns (such as myself) relied on magazines, telephone hotlines, and other old-world forms of communication to learn more about upcoming video games, hints, or cheats. One favored source of Nintendo game information for many people, Nintendo Power, will end its 24-year run this year, reports Ars Technica.

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Kinda sad. I loved getting PC Gamer, Nintendo Power, EGM and all the others in the late 80's and early 90's.
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:(

 

I remember always making my parents get me Nintendo Power when going to the store. The good ole days.

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Dude, the new issue of Nintendo Power was coveted property each month between 4th and 5th grade. One guy would get it a day early and we would all read it under our desks.

I still have the first four years sitting in a box in my closet.
    
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Nintendo Power, Game Pro, EGM, Game Informer, and other magazines were staples back in my youth. It's sad to see NP go, really. I still enjoy reading magazines when I do not wish to have a screen in front of my face.
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Wow, I remember Nintendo Power magazine when I was just 8 years old. Sad to see it go due to information going digital.
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A single tear is running down my cheek. I feel as if my childhood is slowing drifting away. frown.gif
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Anyone remember the NES codes on the very back cover?
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Not cool Nintendo Power... not cool. Pretty sure Game informers still around thanks to gamestop pushing it out to everyone.
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A single tear is running down my cheek. I feel as if my childhood is slowing drifting away. frown.gif

I had every issue of the first 10 years of Nintendo Power. One day I came home from school and my mom had cleaned my room and threw all of them away... frown.gif
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Good. Less paper waste.
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