Nintendo and Google have released Wii Street U, a version of Google Maps especially for the Wii U which allows users to conduct virtual tours in their living rooms using the Wii U pad to navigate. If you have access to the Japanese Nintendo network store, you can check it out here – it’s about a 90MB download, according to GoNintendo. Nintendo Everything has a trailer showing off the app, and here’s a picture of Nintendo president Satoru Iwata wearing one of the Google camera rigs used to film narrow spaces, because why not.
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Wii Street U
Wii Street U is the incoming Google Maps app for Nintendo’s console. It’s the subject of this week’s edition of “Iwata Asks”, a panel session featuring developers and Nintendo president Satoru Iwata himself. The session has revealed Google’s incredible level of detail. They’ve even mapped the sky this time.
The Nintendo news continues this morning with new downloadable offerings for North America. As previously reported, Wii U Street is a free download today, and you can also pick up a demo for Naruto: Powerful Shippuden. There’s more, though, so head below for the full update.