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    Nintendo Power's nostalgic final cover



    The final issue of Nintendo Power will be hitting newsstands in a few days, and it looks to pay nostalgic tribute to the magazine's very first issue, which was published over two decades ago. The cover image has been making the rounds on the internet, featuring a sculpted clay scene from New Super Mario Bros. U, an homage to the clay Super Mario Bros. 2 cover that debuted in 1988. Old-school Nintendo fans may want to pick one up for old time's sake.

    The magazine is expected to arrive by December 11. We recently compiled some of the Joystiq staff's fond Nintendo Power memories, which you can read here.

    See a larger version of the image after the break.

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    Man, Super Mario 2 was the $#@!. It is very cool that they did that for the final copy.

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    I couldn't get into SMB2 but SMB3 WOWaweewaa, when my friend frist loaded it up it looked and sounded amazing. And I never even owned a NES.

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    Meh, it's paying tribute to its best franchise... not the 1st issue.




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    That's pretty sweet. Nintendo Power goes back as far as I can remember...very cool idea for the final cover.

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    The simple truth is, a power of Nintendo magazine will live on in the gamers memories forever

    You can not change something that never needed changing and a reason why it was the magazine all seemed to read and love the Nintendo way of doing things
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    Cool last issue! Loved SMB2 played it all the time it was my first GBASP.

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    Same here... But honestly

    I was a Zelda fan through and through... Could never get enough of the reviews of old AMD how much I enjoyed them

    Also the cheats were awsomely done and fum
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