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Explore Liberty City with Google Map application

Between the comprehensive in-game map, the GPS-imbued minimap, and the TomTom-esque functionality of certain vehicles, we've yet to misplace ourselves within Liberty City's digital boroughs. Still, if you find yourself lost whilst playing Grand Theft Auto IV, we guess this Liberty City map...

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See where MGS soldiers are hiding

As you can see from the map above, Hideo Kojima's plan to launch a secret army in Japan is working quite well. A new service uses Google Maps to show you the points of interest you'll want to hit in order to recruit new characters via Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops' unique and innovative GPS mode....

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Wii 'acquaintances' made easy with Google Maps

MapWii.com is a Wii-inspired application of Google Maps that makes locating and making potential Wii friends manageable. Even better, MapWii has been designed for Wii's Opera browser. To join, you'll have to give up your friend code, nickname, city, country, and zip (all additional information is...

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Fly into landmarks with Google Maps flight sim

Since Google released its Google Maps API to the public, budding game designers have used it to place everything from golf to Carmen Sandiego style terrorist foiling over satellite images of the world. Now we can add a Flash-based flight simulator to that list. Goggles lets you fly a crude, 3D plane...

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Gaming with Google Maps

Ever wondered what you can get up to armed only with a map of the world and a game idea? These game mashups use Google Maps in some pretty exciting ways, from a scavenger hunt to an online golf game. Some of them are fairly old, but they encompass a range of possibilities. If you're inspired to...

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PSP maps unrolled in Japan

Minna No Chizu, or 'Everyone’s Map,' was released today, providing PSP owners a comprehensive map of Japan (including Okinawa). Though the software currently lacks GPS support, Zenrin compiled the maps — the same company that provides data for Japan's Google Maps. Priced at 3,990...

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Xbox 360 Fanboy, on an Xbox 360!

Fanboy reader Chodite heeded our call for an image of Xbox 360 Fanboy running on an Xbox 360! It's all possible with Anthony Park's nifty MCEBrowser. Too cool! Chodite also sent in some images of Google Maps on the 360, using the similarly nifty Google Maps MCE app. Read on for the maps. [Thanks,...

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