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    Thursday February 7, 2013
  • Google Maps Street View Live in Japan on Wii U

    Service allows gamers to take a “walking tour” of popular neighborhoods, attractions

    How’d you like to take a stroll around Tokyo via your Wii U? Maybe visit Stonehenge? If you’re in Japan, you can do just that - Street view just came to the Wii U in Japan via Google Maps. Find out more after the jump.

  • Saturday March 31, 2012
  • VIDEO: Google Maps Goes 8-Bit, "Dragon Quest" Style

    Google has some fun with its maps, now for NES

    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. See how the Dragon Quest-inspired map work on a Nintendo Famicom after the jump!