Yesterday, news broke suddenly that Nintendo Power — one of the oldest game magazines around — would be shutting down. Today, Nintendo confirms that the Future-published magazine is ending this year.
Here is its official statement:
Nintendo can confirm that Future US will end the production of Nintendo Power magazine with the last issue slated for December 2012. For Nintendo Power subscription inquiries, please visit nintendopower.com/customerservice. Check out Nintendo at nintendo.com, on Facebook at facebook.com/nintendo or on Twitter @nintendoamerica.
Earlier today, Epic Games’ Cliff Bleszinski wrote about how his love for video games was fuelled by getting an issue of Nintendo Power every month. He certainly wasn’t alone.