Nintendo Force Magazine is a fan-made Nintendo magazine. It was made by the staff of several Nintendo fan-sites to be the successor to Nintendo Power. It was revealed on December 21, 2012, notably being 10 days after the last issue of Nintendo Power was released. The magazine has been going for 7 years with 40 issues under its belt.
After the initial year, Nintendo Force ran a Kickstarter for the year's subscription. Both years, they were successful exceeding their goals by several thousands. In the fourth year onward, they switched to Patreon. Patrons donate a certain amount bimonthly and get the most recent issue in a format depending on how much was paid with the physical price being lower than the . Patrons are also entered in automatically in contests that they do.
Initially, Nintendo Force was mainly available at MagCloud.com where you pay $18 - $20 for an issue. This is discounted by 80% for a subscription. This was changed in the third year to be their own website, http://www.nintendoforcemagazine.com, with $2.99 per issue digital and $6.99 per issue physically in the United States.