That just comes off as bitter and cynical, honestly. And if you've seen one or two of my posts, you know that's a hell of a lot of bitterness and cynicism, for me to make note of it.
I'm not bitter nor cynical about Nintendo Power passing; I merely don't care.
There was a time when I loved the magazine and would eagerly await the next copy. Thing is, I outgrew it. It was an unessential magazine whose only ties are from nostalgia. It has been irrelevant for decades now; better magazines gave more details without being absolute shills.
I'm not sure why you conflate pragmatism for bitterness/cynicism, but whatever floats your boat, I guess.
Two of the major differences between pragmatism and cynicism is outlook and phrasing, my friend.