Posted by katzueno on Sunday, April 1st, 2012 (Japan Standard Time)

Google introduced 8-bit version of Google Map. It's awesome!

Google has always been cool company to release the latest technology to the market. Today on April 1, 2012 (JST), they bring the legacy technology to new form of life, the Google Maps 8-bit version.

 

Available now!, you can try the Google Map Quest by visiting Google Map.

 

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First, you will see "Quest" button on the top right of the map.

 

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Then, you can start your own quest!!

 

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Find Nagoya Castle!

 

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It's full of cherry blossom (sakura!)

 

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OMG, there is a familiar robot somewhere in Japan!!

 

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Here it is!!

 

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Hmmmm

 

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Hmmmm. I forgot the name of it.

 

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Your quest has begun, and available on Google Map.

Share what you find on Google Map today!

As you've already noticed by now, this is April Fool joke from Google. Yet a great weekend entertainment. Enjoy.

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Katz Ueno
As the Editor-in-chief & Producer of YokosoNews, Katz wants to show Japan to the rest of the world.
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