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News: Google Maps Finding Its Way Onto Wii U

Google Maps Finding Its Way Onto Wii U

See the world without going outside

After announcing the Spring arrival of Panorama View in today's Nintendo Direct broadcast from Japan, Satoru Iwata possibly surprised a few people by confirming that Google Maps is also on the way to Wii U. A Google branded app — alongside the likes of YouTube — won't do Wii U any harm, especially as it'll...

News: Square Enix Involved in NES Google Maps April Fool

Square Enix Involved in NES Google Maps April Fool

Officially confirmed

When it comes to Nintendo-themed April Fools jokes, Google showed plenty of creativity with Google Maps 8-bit. Some of our readers with a solid grasp of NES classics observed that the music and overall theme of the fictional cartridge strongly resembled the original Dragon Quest: accessing the trial version online also involved...

News: Google Maps 8-bit for NES

Google Maps 8-bit for NES

Amazing.

It's that time of year again folks, Google have put something together which should please every single Nintendo Life reader - Google Maps for NES. Google Maps is now available for 8-bit Nintendo Entertainment Systems (NES). Availability in Google Store is TBD but you can try it on your browser by going to http://maps.google.com and...

News: Nintendo Life Now Has a Google+ Page

Nintendo Life Now Has a Google+ Page

Roll out the barrel!

Always ones to be fashionably late to the party, we've set up an official Nintendo Life Google+ page. If you're more a Googler than a Twitterer, you can add our page to your Circle to stay up to date with the latest Nintendo-related news and reviews. There's also the chance of digging through embarrassing photos of the team, so...

News: Google Teams Up with Nintendo to Release Search Engine-Based Game

Google Teams Up with Nintendo to Release Search Engine-Based Game

The world furrows its collective brow

Google is the type of company that makes people feel like their best friends are in charge. They even joke around with their users, playing a creative April Fool's joke on them annually. Lately, though, it seems that Google's gone a little screwy (Buzz, anyone?). And their big April Fool's prank this year was to remove all of the vowels from their GMail..