Google Maps for 8bit NES

by Latok on 01-04-2012, 11:09
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Ever wanted to use Google Maps in true 8 bit Dragon Quest style? Now here's your chance. Google has decided to release Google Maps for NES. Soon  you can order the cartridge through Google Store, but for now a preview version is available on Google Maps itself. Google even made an introduction video with all the details right here.

And yes, of course it's an April fools joke, but nonetheless, Google worked it out really well and therefore it's an awesome homage to our beloved 8bit world.

Relevant link: Google Maps 8bit NES version

Comments (3)

By Jorito

Mr. Ambassadors (1761)

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01-04-2012, 13:35

Google has quite a bit of other April fools jokes as well.

By dvik

Prophet (2200)

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01-04-2012, 20:24

Its a quite impressive Aprils fools joke. Look at this reddit post to get a sense of the project. They certainly planned this quite well.

By snout

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01-04-2012, 22:27

They even did an 8-bit-ish streetview. Google certainly put quite some effort into this one! Smile