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Nintendo Power V250 was released in December of 2009.

250 Reasons to Love Nintendo

A large, 24 page article that the Nintendo Power writers created in order to list their 250 favorite things about Nintendo. About each "winner" was given a paragraph explaining why they won. Some of the "winners" received a full page, such as Shigeru Miyamoto.

Favorite Heroes
1. Mario
2. Link
3. Samus Aran
4. Mega Man
5. Luigi
6. Sonic the Hedgehog
7. Simon Belmont
8. Donkey Kong
9. Pikachu
10. Professor Layton
11. Phoenix Wright
12. Little Mac
13. Viewtiful Joe
14. Leon S. Kennedy
15. Travis Touchdown
16. Earthworm Jim
17. Bill Rizer
18. Fox McCloud
19. Kirby
20. Captain Falcon

Favorite Villains
21. Ganon (1st place)
22. Bowser (2nd)
23. Kefka Palazzo (3rd)
24. Dr. Wily (4th)
25. Fawful (5th)
26. Ridley (6th)
27. Dr. Robotnik (7th)
28. Donkey Kong (8th)
29. Albert Wesker (9th)
30. Dracula (10th)

Wonderful Worlds
31. Mushroom Kingdom
32. Hyrule
33. Planet Zebes
34. Your Town (Animal Crossing)
35. Metro City

Future Fashion
36. Zero Suit Samus

Three Metroid Escape Minutes
37. Minute 3:00:00
38. Minute 2:00:00
39. Minute 1:00:00

Robotic Operating Buddy
40. Robotic Operating Buddy

Favorite Weapons & Power-Ups
41. Spread Gun (Contra)
42. Master Sword
43. Bionic Arm (Bionic Commando)
44. Mega Mushroom
45. Metal Blade (Mega Man 2)
46. Raccoon Suit
47. Options (Gradius)
48. Vampire Killer (Super Castlevania IV)
49. Smash Ball
50. Golden Gun (GoldenEye 007)
51. Chainsaw (Madworld)
52. Ice Beam (Metroid)
53. Mario's butt

Seven Tetris Shapes
54. T Block
55. L block
56. I Block
57. S Block
58. Reverse L Block
59. O Block
60. Z Block

Innovative Controllers
61. Nintendo Entertainment System controller (first control pad, first start and select buttons)
62. Super Nintendo Entertainment System controller (first shoulder buttons, first with four face buttons)
63. Nintendo 64 controller (first Rumble Pak via expansion port, first trigger, first analog stick)
64. Nintendo GameCube controller (first two-click shoulder buttons)
65. Wii Remote (first infrared pointer, first speaker, first motion controller)

Weirdos
66. Birdo
67. Tingle
68. Wario

Favorite Endings
69. Astro Boy: Omega Factor
70. Final Fantasy VI
71. Professor Layton and the Curious Village
72. Chrono Trigger
73. Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
74. The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker
75. The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
76. Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days
77. Klonoa
78. No More Heroes

Mustached Characters
79. Mario
80. Luigi
81. Wario
82. Dr. Wily
83. Mike Haggar
84. Dr. Robotnik
85. Henry Hatsworth

Ninjas
86. Cyborg Ninja
87. Shadow (Final Fantasy)
88. Ryu (Ninja Gaiden)
89. Michelangelo
90. Raphael
91. Donatello
92. Leonardo

Mustachioed Ninja
93. Ebisumaru (AKA Dr. Yang)

Favorite Multiplayer Games
94. Super Smash Bros. series
95. Mario Kart series
96. GoldenEye 007
97. Wii Sports series

3-D Trailblazers
98. Super Mario 64
99. The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

The Opera Scene
100. The Opera Scene (Final Fantasy VI)

Pink characters
101. Little Mac (in jumpsuit)
102. Kirby

Konami Code
103. Konami Code

Buried Hatchets
104. SEGA Genesis
105. NeoGeo
106. TurboGrafx16
107. Commodore 64
108. SEGA Master System 109. Arcade (they explain that they listed it simply because they like VCA)

Eight Robot Masters
110. Bubble Man
111. Air Man
112. Wood Man
113. Crash Man
114. Metal Man
115. Quick Man
116. Flash Man
117. Heat Man

Favorite Quotes
118. "Do a barrel roll!" (Star Fox 64)
119. "A Winner is You." (Pro Wrestling)
120. "I Am Error" (Zelda II)
121. "Fight, Mega Man! For Everlasting Peace!" (Mega Man)
122. "Uh-oh! The truck have started to move." (Metal Gear)
123. "I feel asleep" (Metal Gear)
124. "Thank you Mario! But our Princess is [in] another castle!" (Super Mario Bros.)
125. "Join the Nintendo Fun Club today! Mac." (Punch-Out!)
126. "What a horrible night to have a curse" (Castlevania II: Simon's Quest)
127. "Congraturation this story is happy end" (Ghosts 'N Goblins)
128. "Good morning, Crono!" (Chrono Trigger)
129. "It's a secret to everybody" (The Legend of Zelda)
130. "A Slime Draws Near" (Dragon Warrior)
131. "Barf!" (River City Ransom)
132. "I have fury!" (Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga)
133. "Are you a bad enough dude to rescue the president?" (Bad Dudes)
134. "Finish Him!" (Mortal Kombat)
135. "It's dangerous to go alone! Take this." (The Legend of Zelda)
136. "Dodongo dislikes smoke." (The Legend of Zelda)
137. "It's time for revenge." (Contra III: The Alien Wars)
138. "Let's attack aggressively!" (Contra III: The Alien Wars)
139. "Take a key for coming in!" (Super Ghouls 'N Ghosts)
140. "Just a girl. Get out of here!" (Ninja Gaiden)
141. "Welcome to Warp Zone!" (Super Mario Bros.)
142. "You and your friends are dead. Game over." (Friday the 13th)
143. "You spoony bard." (Final Fantasy IV)

Armchair Generals
144. Advance Wars
145. Fire Emblem
146. Pikmin

Dual Screens
147. Nintendo DS top screen
148. Nintendo DS bottom screen

Questionable Cuisine
149. BBQ (Final Fight)
150. Roast ('Castlevania)
151. Ice Cream and Cake (DuckTales)
152. Pizza (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)
153. Burgers, pie, fruit, etc. (Super Smash Bros. Brawl)
154. Jelly beans (A Boy and His Blob)

Overlooked Gems
155. Astro Boy: Omega Factor
156. Billy Hatcher and the Giant Egg
157. Shantae
158. Rocket: Robot on Wheels
159. Metal Arms: Glitch in the System
160. Drill Dozer
161. Skies of Arcadia: Legends
162. Ogre Battle 64: Person of Lordly Caliber
163. Zack & Wiki: Quest for Barbaros' Treasure
164. Beyond Good & Evil

Nintendo Fans
165. Nintendo fans

Favorite Damsels in Distress
166. Princess Peach
167. Princess Zelda
168. Pauline
169. Marion
170. Ashley Graham

Favorite Theme Songs
171. Super Mario Bros. theme
172. The Legend of Zelda theme
173. Final Fantasy theme
174. Dragon Quest theme

Favorite Remakes
175. Super Mario All-Stars
176. Final Fantasy IV (Nintendo DS)
177. Resident Evil (GameCube)
178. Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes
179. Metroid: Zero Mission

Favorite Rides
180. Blue Falcon
181. Yoshi
182. Rush
183. Arwing
184. Samus' ship
185. Epoch
186. Dragoon
187. Epona
188. Falcon (Final Fantasy VI)

Pieces of the Triforce
189. Triforce of Courage
190. Triforce of Wisdom
191. Triforce of Power

Favorite Things You Love to Hate
192. Wallmasters
193. Spiny Shell
194. Medusa Head
195. Duck Hunt (character)
196. Eggplant Wizard
197. Hammer Bros.
198. Instant Death Spikes (Mega Man)
199. Rainbow Road
200. Chris Shepperd

The World Warriors
201. Ryu
202. Ken
203. Guile
204. Chun-Li
205. E. Honda
206. Blanka
207. Dhalsim
208. Zangief
209. Balrog
210. Vega
211. Sagat
212. M. Bison

Red and Blue
213. Pokémon Red
214. 'Pokémon Blue

Career Guidance
215. Lawyer (Phoenix Wright)
216. Chef (Cooking Mama)
217. Surgeon (Trauma Center)
218. Plumber (Mario Bros.)

The Elite Beat Agents
219. Derek
220. Morris
221. J

Awesomely Lame Box Art
222. Shatter Hand
223. Phalanx
224. Vice: Project Doom
225. Karnaaj Rally
226. Castle of Dragon
227. Clash at Demonhead
228. Rival Turf!
229. Mega Man

Reinvention of Resident Evil
230. Resident Evil 4

Game Boy
231. Game Boy

Favorite Punching Bags
232. Foot Soldiers (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)
233. Goombas
234. Octoroks
235. Glass Joe
236. Slime (Dragon Quest)

The Ultimate Cult Hit
237. EarthBound

Koji Kondo
238. Koji Kondo

The Koopalings
239. Roy Koopa
240. Larry Koopa
241. Ludwig Von Koopa
242. Wendy O. Koopa
243. Morton Koopa
244. Lemmy Koopa
245. Iggy Koopa

Guest Stars
246. Link (Soul Calibur II)
247. Solid Snake (Super Smash Bros. Brawl)
248. Sonic the Hedgehog (Super Smash Bros. Brawl)

Nintendo Power
249. Nintendo Power

Shigeru Miyamoto
250. Shigeru Miyamoto

Staff (Robot Masters)

  • EDITOR IN CHIEF Chris Slate
  • EXECUTIVE EDITOR Steve Thomason
  • SENIOR EDITOR Chris Hoffman
  • ASSOCIATE EDITOR Justin Cheng
  • ART DIRECTOR Chris Imlay
  • CONTRIBUTING EDITORS Patrick Cunningham, Casey Loe, Andrew Hayward, Tom Holien, Nathan Meunier, Randy Nelson, Chris Shepperd, George Sinfield, David F. Smith, Phil Theobald
  • CONTRIBUTING DESIGNER Rebekah Lane
  • COPY EDITOR Candace Cunningham
  • LICENSING MANAGER Frances Wall Jha
  • EDITOR AT LARGE Scott Pelland

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