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Google Maps Has A Legend of Zelda Easter Egg Today

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You know what they say, it’s dangerous to go alone.

If you load up Google Maps today, there’s actually a cool little easter egg waiting for you on the bottom right corner:

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See that Link icon? It lets you toggle Street View images. If you click it and browse in Street View, you’ll then see bigger Link icon on the bottom left side. It moves in accordance to the camera, like so:

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And you can get a slightly closer look if you move your cursor over Link, too:

Illustration for article titled Google Maps Has A iLegend of Zelda/i Easter Egg Today

Neat.

If the timing seems random here, worth remembering that today is the release date of Twilight Princess on Wii U. Nintendo teamed up with Google to make this easter egg to raise awareness of that, I guess.

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DISCUSSION

As long as it isn’t a fairy that pops up, like Clippy, and shouts HEY! LISTEN! I’ll be fine.