Nintendo Power was a monthly Nintendo news and video game strategy magazine. It ran from 1988 to 2012. The first issue, released in July/August 1988, spotlighted the NES game Super Mario Bros. 2. From 1988 to 2007, the magazine was published by Nintendo of America. Starting in 2007, it was published by Future US, the United States branch of British publisher Future. The last issue was in December 2012, spotlighting the Wii U game New Super Mario Bros. U.
Nintendo Power focused on news, previews, and articles on upcoming Nintendo video games. Other sections included Pulse (letters submitted by readers) and Player Profiles (information and an interview with a person in the video game industry).