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Wii Street U gets emotional, adds Miiverse support

The Wii U's Google-powered maps app, Wii Street U, has just received an update, allowing users to take pictures of places and upload them to the Miiverse. The Wii Street U app launched in February as a free download on the Nintendo eShop. Once uploaded, you can add emotional tags to your...

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Wii Street U now available, free for a limited time

Wii Street U, the console's stylized, augmented version of Google Maps, is now available for the system. As was previously announced, the app allows users to navigate to a location on Google Maps, and then use the GamePad (and its various motion sensors) to view the Street View data for said...

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Google Maps and Panorama View coming to Wii U in Japan next year [Update: US Maps date]

Google Maps and Panorama View are coming to the Japanese Wii U eShop next year, the former in January and the latter in Spring. Nintendo president Satoru Iwata showcased the apps during this morning's Nintendo Direct for Japan, including giving us a helmet-cam angle of Panorama View with the above...

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Google Maps comes to ... the NES?! [April Fools!]

In a move that is as surprising as it is whimsically delightful, Google has decided to bring its globally renowned and often essential Google Maps service to one of the best-selling home computing solutions of all time: The Nintendo Entertainment System. As demonstrated in the video above, using...

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Grand Theft Auto 4's Liberty City mapped in Google Street View

We know that most of you have probably memorized every square inch of Grand Theft Auto 4's massive metropolitan playground, but for the less cartographically inclined, GTA4.net has created an invaluable resource. Using the Google Maps API and over 80,000 screenshots, the site has created an...

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Google map to the Fallout 3 Wasteland

Oh, Google, whatever would we do without you? Well, for one, we wouldn't have the exhaustively annotated map that Planet Fallout has created for the Capital Wasteland from Fallout 3. Or, more aptly, the site's users have created. A constant work-in-progress, the fully interactive map displays...

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