If you’ve ever had the very specific fantasy of playing Ms. Pacman on your neighborhood streets, there’s good news. The Google Maps phone app will let you transform anywhere into a playable Ms. Pacman stage.
I’m in the back of a Gregory’s Coffee in New York’s midtown across from Dronpes and flanked by Moots7, who are careful to tell me as little about themselves as possible. From what I can gather Moots works in finance and comes from rural Colorado, while Dronpes is a developer at a tech company, hard-working with a…
You know what they say, it’s dangerous to go alone.
According to video games, the only thing I'm interested in—when I'm not being lazy—is sunshine, fun and carefree living. In the world of video games, this is the stereotypical Caribbean person.
Today as part of an April Fool's prank, Google updated Google Maps for iOS and Android to include Pokémon. Let's try to find all of them!
It's March 31st, and already the April Fools' pranks are flooding in. One of the first? Google is hiring Pokémon masters.
Finding something glitchy and weird on Google Maps and Google Street View is always exciting. It feels like finding the needle in a haystack, even if it's just a malformed panorama photo. Artist Emilio Vavarella decided to collect the best ones into a gallery, to reflect the relationship between humans and…
Video games let us explore other worlds. Sometimes those worlds are massive—that's certainly true of Blizzard's World of Warcraft. They don't call it a massively multiplayer game for nothing!
The undisputed Internet-age leader in April Fool's hoaxes gets a one-day head start on its latest gag—a brilliant announcement video for "Google Maps 8-Bit," a port of the popular, well, map service to the Nintendo Entertainment System/Famicon. The best part? It's an homage to Dragon Quest.
Now you can cruise the seedy streets of Grand Theft Auto IV's take on Liberty City from the comfort and safety of your web browser, thanks to the efforts of GTA's most dedicated fans and some 80,000 screen shots.
Google recently updated Google Maps with a full screen street view. They also took the time to update the street view of their own building. Guess which game character someone found lurking outside Google HQ?
Capital Wasteland/A survivalist nightmare/Google Maps can help. This haiku brought to you in honour of the heroic efforts going on over at Planet Fallout, where a bright Paradigm Of Humanity has made a Google Maps mashup that is building into a handy guide to the post-apocalyptic landscape with the help of…
Want to go to Akihabara and bask in the glory of millions of tons of video games, capsule toys, manga and electronics? Probably not if you're paying for the plane ticket over there. Fortunately, with the awesome power of Google Maps and Street View, you can scoot around Akiba virtually, checking out all the good game…