Christopher

Founder of NintendoPOP. Fan of all things technology, and pizza.
  • YouTube

    YouTube Live playthroughs now forbidden

    Nintendo has issued an update to their Nintendo Creators Program. The new rule now states that Live playthroughs on YouTube with Nintendo games are now not allowed. Nintendo’s had a rough history with video game streamers, and general uploaders of Nintendo game videos. As a business I understand why...
  • SNES

    SNES Classic Edition launched today

    If you don’t already have a SNES Classic Edition, chances are its already sold out at every available outlet. Nintendo has promised lots of stock so if you weren’t able to purchase one, you’ll have another opportunity again. Nostalgia has been a big seller these past few years across...
  • Wii

    Wii Shop closing in 2019

    The Wii was a huge breakthrough and mega hit for Nintendo back in 2006. They were pretty bruised up after the Gamecube generation and needed something to truly wow people with. The Wii delivered on a whole other level and even rivals were caught off guard. As time goes...
  • Picross

    Picross S lands next week

    Love Picross games? we usually see them sprout on Nintendo’s handhelds, and in this case it kind of isn’t any different. Nintendo Switch gets Picross S on September 28th, for $7.99. A nice feature is you can have two players helping each other with both Joy-con controllers. I know...
  • Mario Rabbids

    Mario + Rabbids = Success

    It’s only been out officially since August 29th, and already Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle is the top selling 3rd party title on the Nintendo Switch. It’s usually a gamble to try new things, but in this case it seems the recipe was well received. Turned based Rabbids humour...
  • Pokkén Tournament DX

    Pokkén Tournament DX out Sept 22

    Pokkén Tournament DX hits September 22nd here in North America. If you aren’t familiar with the series, you essentially get to battle with 21 Pokémon in a dynamic fight, instead of a turn based style as the Pokémon Stadium series was. A demo is available in the eShop if...
  • Golf

    Golf discovered on Switch

    I find it fascinating when people discover easter eggs like this. Buried deep in the Nintendo Switch is Golf from 1984 that came out on the Nintendo Entertainment System. This doesn’t sound impressive, until you realize that it can only be found if you change the system date to...
  • Minecraft

    Minecraft now on 3DS!

    Minecraft: New Nintendo 3DS Edition is available on the eShop on ‘New’ Nintendo 3DS, 2DS systems. They managed to make it all work, and surprised us all by announcing it for 3DS. There are some limitations, given the hardware specs, but you do get 2016×2016 world sizes, and can...
  • Mario

    Nintendo unleashes Mario’s nipples

    It looks like Super Mario Odyssey may be rated M. I kid, but seriously people really couldn’t handle Mario shirtless. During Nintendo Direct, we caught a glimpse of Mario running around with no shirt on, which the odds are close to 0 that its ever happened before. This feels...