Tuesday, 25 September, 2018

Mario Comes to Google Maps

Mario Day event starts popping up in Google Maps for some Mario invades Google Maps to help you avoid bananas while driving
Kayla Schwartz | 09 March, 2018, 21:47

Google Maps users will be able to navigate through their day, not as just a simple dot on the map, but as Nintendo's own Mario driving along in his famous go-kart, as Google details on its blog. After teasing the feature on Twitter, with the use of four banana emoji and a red vehicle, Google has begun rolling a Mario Kart Easter Egg to the Google Maps app on iOS and Android. "After that, you'll have to click on the yellow "?" icon located on the bottom right of your Google Maps app.

To get started, you'll need to first update your app from Google Play or the App Store.

At the time of writing, despite having the most up-to-date Google Maps app on iOS, the Mario Day feature wasn't yet appearing.

Does 'A Wrinkle In Time' Have a Post-Credits Scene?
Though in this case, I wonder if reading the book would have helped give me a better sense of what the movie was working with. Oprah Winfrey and Ava DuVernay were already well acquainted with one another prior to the production of A Wrinkle in Time .

It's been a big year for Mario, with October's launch of Super Mario Odyssey garnering excellent reviews and becoming one of the best-selling games for the Nintendo Switch. Google suggests that you avoid throwing bananas or red shells at other drivers on the road.

Nintendo also teamed up with Google in 2014 to hid Pokemon among Maps, a moved that in hindsight looks like a precursor to Pokemon Go.

It's a shame you can't choose various characters from the Super Mario Kart game, but this is Mario Day after all - not Toad or Bowser Day. Mario won't be there to rescue you from any insane stalkers. It's something to consider.

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