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Google Maps Gets Into The Game – Hah!

Well, it seems that everyone wants to make a video game, and that includes Google Maps.  Yesterday was the debut of the 8-bit version of Google Maps for NES, complete with retro graphics, simple, intuitive controls and classic sound effects.

To get the full effect, you will need to drag out your old Nintendo gaming system, hook up a couple of wires and…oh, yeah, make sure you have your fire extinguisher handy. Or you could just click on the Quest link in the top right corner of Google Maps to check out the trial version.

Google Maps 8-bit is set to cash in on the classic game craze.

With their rush to get into the gaming world, Google Maps has perhaps hit it out of the park with a real retro classic that warms …

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