When I heard the news that Nintendo Power was ending publication, I was crushed. I almost blame myself for not picking up an issue in years, but in my childhood I was an avid subscriber. I can remember anticipating the newest issue’s arrival, then slowly thumbing through the pages to ensure I did not miss a single detail. Now that it is gone, I feel that a piece of my childhood is lost. I know there are a lot of gaming magazines out there, but none are devoted exclusively to Nintendo products. Now, that is not a bad thing, but only a purely Nintendo magazine could devote the love and attention that our favorite gaming company deserves.
Our friends over at PureNintendo.com are just as passionate about the Nintendo universe as we are here at Infendo. They also felt the void left by Nintendo Power’s demise, so Nate Sylvia and Justin Sharp decided to do something about it! They decided to launch a Kickstarter project to help them raise the money needed to publish a high quality magazine that would include “high definition screen shots, photos, and intelligent articles”. Pure Nintendo Magazine will be perfect for the fan that prefers a print version, as well as a digital version for mobile, tablet and desktop devices.
“We love Nintendo and we hope you do too!! Help us prove to the gaming community that there are still Nintendo fans out there who have an insatiable appetite for all things Nintendo! “, pretty much sums up the passion that Nate and Justin have for this project. Their devotion to the king of consoles is what will set Pure Nintendo apart from other gaming magazines.
The Kickstarter project has a goal of $20,000.00 and ends on October 11 at 10:19 PM EDT. Those that pledge at least $20.00 to this amazing project will be awarded with some great items, such as a year subscription and other great items (I personally want to hoodie)!
I urge everyone to check out their Kickstarter page and consider pledging at least one dollar if you can. the dedications and support of fans like us are needed to help bring the vision of Pure Nintendo Magazine forth. I, for one, am very excited to see the success of the of the magazine and will be proud to say that my contribution helped make it happen! To check out the project and submit your pledge, click the following link!
That’s awesome! I was subscribed to NP till the end.. I will miss them, even if it was starting to die off… I will gladly support this! The hoodie does sound pretty sweet… 🙂
Will it be wrong to wear the Polo and the hoodie at the same time? Eh, i will do it anyway!
Also, please be sure to share this with your friends, This is an awesome project, and something that will really contribute to the Nintendo community!
While I LOVE Nintendo Power and am saddened by its imminent shutdown, I am concerned about this project. I’d pledge my $$ in a heartbeat, but isn’t the Nintendo name under copyright or trademark? Won’t these well-intentioned people get sued or shutdown before getting very far?
Hey guys, Nate from Pure Nintendo Magazine. I wanted to respond to a concern that we all have. That is using the Nintendo name. Rest assured that we are in communication with Nintendo and until we have the official approval, (on its way) we won’t be using any official logos or slogans.
This project is for the love of the game and we’re hoping you will join us in supporting Pure Nintendo Magazine!
Wow, just looked through the online volume you linked, and wow. That was nice! I really hope it makes it to print. I really enjoy reading print at least 200% more. 🙂
Hitokiri_Ace, When I was provided the online volume, I was also very impressed! It actually brought back so many memories from Nintendo Power! I am even more excited to see the kickstarter project take off!
I urge everyone to share the project, even if you cannot submit a pledge maybe a friend can!
Justin 'J Money'
My name is Justin and I am a writer for Pure Nintendo Magazine. Thank you all for you love and support. Make sure you let your friends know about Pure Nintendo Magazine as well, so that they can get the latest Nintendo news either online or in print! Again thank you for everyone’s support and we hope to continue to provide all Nintendo fans with the latest news and updates on Nintendo and their products.
Pure Nintendo Magazine
Hitokiri_Ace, thanks so much for your kind words! I hope we have your support on the Kickstarter!
Always feel free to send me comments directly. Nate@PureNintendo.com
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