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The Last Nintendo Power Subscriber

Nintendo recently announced they were discontinuing gaming magazine Nintendo Power after a 24 year run. Once our moment of sad nostalgia at the news passed we were OK, but not everyone has handled the news so calmly.

[via Dorkly]

Jason Fitzpatrick is a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he's interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart). You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 08/30/12

Comments (7)

  1. Citrus Rain

    R.I.P. Nintendo Power

  2. Jon

    I want that T-Shirt.

  3. Michael

    @Jon… That T-Shirt was the only thing in the comic that made me laugh. Glad I wasn’t the only one to spot it.

  4. Gunntherd

    SIGH………………….I think I still have the first couple of issues put away somewhere, can’t believe it’s been that long ago!!! I remember when Zelda (Legend of) and Zelda 2 was out I HAD to have those first couple of issues to figure out the game and if I remember right I even called the gamer hot line to get clues on how to finish the game. The good old days!!!!

  5. mintakastar

    I want to believe

  6. Ushindi

    I still have my son’s old Nintendo 64. I just may go play a little Ocarina Of Time…or maybe a little tennis with Princess Peach?

  7. Cranky Geek #80123

    I wonder if this is going to cause a mass weight loss in our youth and other persons of sedimentary lifestyle.

    I’m trying to look at this as a “glass half full” kind of thing. And for that, at least there’s the Wii and those creepy eyeball apps for PS3/XBox that get you up dancing for about a minute. But then I see HTPC kind of stuff that allows us to watch movies and stuff face. HTPCs don’t even have a person burning calories by twiddling their thumbs! So I’m not sure how I feel about a magazine devoted to thumb twiddlers.

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