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Wii Street U gets the “Iwata Asks” treatment, reveals Google Maps’s insane attention to detail

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.

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Google Maps headlines

  • TVii: Google Maps and TiVo apps delayed in US

    Wii U’s television service TVii was supposed to launch with TiVo functionality when it went live across America in December. Both TiVo and Google Maps were supposed to have launched in January, but Nintendo has now confirmed that they have both slipped.

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  • Monopoly City Streets has over 1.7 million visitors, has to be reset

    The browser-based version of Monopoly called City Streets launched last week, and has already had over 1.7 million visitors to it. Proving to be so popular has a price though, because the development team is being forced to reset Monopoly City Streets in order to do some improvements on the back end. It will go […]

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  • Liberty City Google-mapped

    IGN’s put up a Google Maps version of Liberty City, just in case you get lost. This does kind of ruin the game if you look hard enough, so you may not want to. Or you may. What do we know?

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