Google Maps 8-bit

Your neighbourhood through Mario's eyes.

File this under “Our Favourite April Fool’s joke in the history of time.” On Sunday, Google announced that it had created an 8-bit NES version of Google Maps (see the announcement video above). Not only would users be able to access it via handy 1980s Nintendo cartridge, they could also preview it via Google Maps’ online Quest mode. We kinda wish Google Maps would stay this pixelated forever…