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The end of an era. All us OG gamers remember the thrill of gettin' those mags in the mail or off the newsstand. I can see why they're doing it, but I hate to see 'em go.
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Good. Less paper waste.

Not good. These magazines are printed on recycled paper.

Losing an industry leading magazine is always a pity. When it's nothing less than Nintendo Power... It's a sad day that will remain in the minds of most.
   
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Too many? I don't think so.
post #14 of 60
Been a subscriber for a long time.

Kind of sad to see it go.
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Good. Less paper waste.

How can you say that!? You don't know what Nintendo Power means to thousands of fans.

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post #16 of 60
There was some serious poop printed in Nintendo Power sometimes (Official Nintendo Magazine). But boy does that magazine remind me of the 90's.

Waking up at ridiculously early hours to watch cheesy, badly made mario toons on the weekend, dah, i miss that stuff.
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Havent loved consoles in a long time but nintendo was the powerhouse in the 90s. Gosh I remember when we got out of school on the day nintendo power was supposed to arrive at friends houses we would all run home from school and fight over who got to read it first. And the rest of us would play nintendo (or SNES) while we waited. A great era in gaming has ended.
 
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My parents were hippies back then so I couldn't get mags (to mainstream or they didn't like ads idk lol).
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I grew up reading Nintendo Power, Game Informer, GamePro, Tips & Tricks, PSM (with PSx demos), Electronic Gaming Monthly, and EGM 2 in the 1990s. I was subscribed to EGM 1 from 1999 to 2001. I also had that great gigantic 100th issue from 1997.

 

It's sad that these things I enjoyed as a child are becoming memories but it is what it is. Reading video game magazines makes me chuckle a little nowadays, with how late the news is and with no ability to update current stories by the minute. I cannot stand reading any novel through my screen, but I really prefer getting my gaming news daily from websites like GameSpot...the times have changed. These magazine companies should work on making their websites' news sections more exciting and friendly to read.

post #20 of 60
Got this magazine from my school's magazine drive when I was 6 years old. I've been reading this magazine for about 8 years. Really sad to lose them. It was also the first magazine I ever subscribed to also.
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