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About The Nintendo Force

Hey there, Force fans! After wildly successful Kickstarter campaigns in 2014 and 2015, the Nintendo Force made the leap here to Patreon in 2016! This is the place where fans have the chance to sign up and get new, Nintendo-focused magazines coming to your mailbox (or email inbox). It's time to join the Force of Nintendo fans! Subscribe to NF Magazine by becoming a patron on this page!


Here's some background info for you. Back in December 2012, Nintendo Power Magazine shipped its final issue. That got a lot of long-time Nintendo fans upset, as NP had been the one consistent and reliable print magazine covering Nintendo video games ever since the '80s. Some of us had been subscribers for over two decades, and there were still tens of thousands of active subscribers getting new issues delivered in the mail up until that final issue.

Well, we didn't want to see that legacy die. So we assembled a dream team of the most well-known Nintendo journalists from around the world and launched a new magazine four years ago! The first issue went on sale on January 11, 2013, exactly one month after Nintendo Power ended.

NF Magazine is not Nintendo Power, but we're carrying its torch forward into the future by paying homage to the best parts of NP's past while forging a new identity with an all-new team. So join the Force! Subscribe to NF Magazine by becoming a patron here on Patreon, and get all-new Nintendo magazines coming to your mailbox, your email inbox or directly to your digital reading device of choice!

(Note for adults: Being an adult stinks when it comes to checking your mail. Nothing but bills, ads and piles of unsolicited coupons you'll never use in there. But for just a few bucks invested here, checking your mailbox can become an exciting, nostalgic experience once again! NF isn't just a magazine – it's an adult life morale booster.)



This page isn't like other Patreon pages! Most Patreon creators charge your credit card every month. We don't do that. Here, you'll only see a charge pop up after we release a new issue – which happens every two months. We're bi-monthly. Six new issues per year, if you want to think of it that way! So become an NF patron with confidence!



Get ready to take to the skies once again! The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword is finally getting its long-rumored HD re-release on the Switch in July, so our July/August issue is placing that highest-flying of Zelda adventures front-and-center. As one of the most divisive Zelda games ever published, we'll use the occasion of its relaunch as an opportunity to dive into that divide. What did this game actually doing poorly? What did it do well? It'll be a look at the Highest Highs and Lowest Lows of a game that's neither a masterpiece nor a true piece of garbage -- it just rises and falls to those two extremes sometimes.

In order to get on the first mailing list for this issue, you need to be signed up as a patron here before Monday, June 21, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. Eastern time. Click that "Join" button above on this page with the pledge tier of your choice, then get ready for your magazine to arrive!





NF #52 is in the books, and it puts the focus on photography! With New Pokémon Snap finally letting us go on a virtual photo safari in the Pokémon world again, we've celebrated the intersection of video games and photography on a grand scale. And we get you prepared to snap the best shots of wild Pokémon possible!

In order to get on the first mailing list for this issue, you needed to be signed up as a patron here before Monday, April 19, 2021. If you signed up after that, don't worry! You can still get a copy by placing an order for one through the website store at NFMagazine.com.



The 51st edition of Nintendo Force is complete! And what better focus could there be for NF #51 than Suda51? We shine the spotlight on Japan's most "punk" game developer with a supersized 51-question interview, look back across the games he's had a hand in shaping so far in his career and also look ahead to his next major release: the upcoming No More Heroes III!

In order to get on the first mailing list for this issue, you needed to be signed up as a patron here before Monday, February 22, 2021 at 5:10 p.m. Eastern time. If you signed up after that, don't worry! You can still get a copy by placing an order for one through the website store at NFMagazine.com.






The milestones of our eighth publishing anniversary and our 50th NF issue have overlapped in the form of NF Magazine, Issue #50: Long Live King Koopa + Addition Addiction – January/February 2021. Super Mario 3D World is at last making its long-awaited encore appearance on the Switch . . . but it already got an NF cover seven years ago! So big bad Bowser has charged in and claimed this edition for himself, repping the new Bowser's Fury content that's been added to that upcoming SM3DW Switch port.

Within the issue, we chronicle the character of the Koopa King from his 8-bit origins in 1985 until today, 35 years later. We also take a look at Nintendo's ongoing trend of adding bonus content to their re-releases – we anticipate that "+ Bowser's Fury" will be one of the biggest additions we've ever seen, but it's far from the first time the Big N had given a plus sign boost to a piece of second-appearance software in order to attract new customers and try to convince the old ones to double-dip.

In order to get on the first mailing list for this issue, you needed to be signed up as a patron here before Monday, December 21, 2020 at 2:30 p.m. Eastern time. If you signed up after that, don't worry! You can still get a copy by placing an order for one through the website store at NFMagazine.com.





Becoming a patron through this Patreon page is the way to subscribe and receive future issues of NF Magazine! If you're just now finding out about the Nintendo Force and want to get caught up on some of what you've missed over the past few years, our previous issues are available for sale through the website store at NFMagazine.com. Keep an eye out for sales and bundle deals there from time to time!



Goals
4,303 of 4,500 patrons
Let's shoot for the next milestone together! If we surpass 4500 patrons, we'll add an extra wall poster to not one, but two upcoming issues, and we'll let our patrons choose what both of them will be! Do you want more official artwork? More original works from our NF artists? A full set of pixel-perfect maps depicting the entire range of mountains from 1985's Ice Climber? All options will be on the table, and the patrons will decide!
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