Nintendo Force V1 is the first issue of Nintendo Force Magazine. This issue was only available to purchase at for $18. Its cover features Fire Emblem Awakening.


  • Inbox - Page 2
  • News - Page 6
  • Download - Page 10
  • Comics - Page 22,50,57
  • Retro - Page 51
  • Reviews - Page 65
  • Community - Page 72
  • Next Issue - Page 76


The new inbox now has envelope art where in readers can now submit artwork besides the usual letters.


Nintendo Force features Pokedex for the IOS, Pokemon X and Y, Hyrule Historia, Wii Mini and the Wii U Deluxe Digital Promo. It  also features collectible corner which preview's some Nintendo toys. 

-Un Yeah - Nintendo Power ending just short of 25 years.

+ Yeah - Fans keeping the legacy alive


The Download section includes Jools Watsham (Renegade Kid).Previews of games such as The Cave,Tokyo Crash Mobs, HarmoKnight, Cloudberry Kingdom, CommanderVideo and Ikachan.



Comic 1

Features Ludwig Von Koopa who is interviewed about Bowser Jr taking over as the leader even without doing anything. The interviewee asks for Bowser Jr and his signiature and Ludwig is in disgust.

Comic 2

Shows some tips for New Super Mario Bros. U in collecting star coins and doing missions.

Comic 3

Shows Mario and company returning home after vacation in Yoshi's Island . They are the greeted at Bowser's Neo City where Princess Peach is captured and Ludwig trapping Mario and Luigi as they barely escape.

2013 Preview

Nintendo Force previewed the following games:

Editor's Wishlist

  • Dishonored
  • Yoshi Land
  • Retro Studio's Next Game
  • Return Of Gamecube
  • Metal Gear Solid Ground Zeroes



Death Watch

These are the VC Games that disappeared for no particular reason. It also features Birdo as character of the month.


Nintendo Force reviewed 7 games in their debut issue. With Fire Emblem: Awakening being the highest with a 9.0 and Wreck-It Ralph as the lowest with 3.0


Features dozens of clay models from Claypita where they also pay tribute to Nintendo Power. This section also shows a dozen Mega Man stuff including the Sonic Universe crossover.

Next Issue

The next issue page says that their review of Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate will be featured.