Google Maps Coming to NES?

GmapsIn a recent and rather surprising announcement Google has stated that they developed a version of their popular Google Maps application for the Nintendo Entertainment System.


Google claim this to be their 'first' project for the NES which features a brand new cartridge design which allows the NES to connect to Google. The 8-bit maps are generated in real time once the NES connects to the internet. Users can then search for spercific location using both the NES controller and a special mic on pad 2.


As cool as an 8-bit version of Google Maps would be, seeing it is April 1st there is a good chance this is simply a very clever April Fools joke by Google. Still, if it does turn out to be true it would sure be an amazing thing for all the NES collector out there.

Google's Announcement Add for Google Maps 8-Bit

Last Updated ( 01 April 2012 )  

Joe Douglas

A lover of comics, sci-fi, fantasy and dusty old video games, Joe is a Sega man through and through. Combining his love of collecting and blue hedgehogs, Joe runs the site SonicCollectors on which he attempts to build a database of Sonic merch. He is tolerated by one cat, two dogs and his girlfriend.

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(Link to this comment) chocklo 2012-04-01 15:49
Gneh gneh gneh, I fell for the Zelda treasure room one last year. Fool me twice? No way! :lol:
+1 (Link to this comment) JokerJur 2012-04-01 18:16
Very funny stuff, blow cart to fix bugs!
(Link to this comment) MRCL 2012-04-01 18:44
What I do find very cool is the fact that Google Maps is actually available in 8bit! Aprils fools for sure, but very creative, elaborate and cool :)
(Link to this comment) adam763 2012-04-02 09:26
Awesome..!! Loving the cheesy 8-bit background music! :lol:
(Link to this comment) Johnbo89 2012-04-02 19:10
Very cool loved the video!
(Link to this comment) Miketendo 2012-04-03 02:27
I LOLed hard. Well done, Google

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