It's barely April Fools' Day in Japan and Google is already having some fun, only this fun is actually functional. If you head to Google Maps and click the "Quest" button in the upper right corner, you can view the world in 8-bit sprites. Need some help? Google has provided an entertaining video showing how it all would work on a Nintendo Famicom.
I gotta say, even for a lark this is really impressive, and the Dragon Quest inspiration is icing on the cake. Anyone else feel like going on a quest now?
Via Game & Graphics