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The Week in Geek – Basically Just a Ton of Good Nintendo News

Google Maps turns into Mario Kart starting today

To celebrate Mario Day (MAR10, we have no idea when this became a thing), Google has decided to swap out their usual blue navigation arrow for Mario in his kart. As of today, you should be able to download a Google Maps update for Android or iOS that will put a small question mark icon somewhere on screen. Tap that, and you’ll activate Mario Time — Mario will drive along the route you’re taking. Sadly, neither one of you will have access to power-ups, and saddest of all, there is no Mario turn-by-turn navigation option.

Next page: OK one non-Nintendo thing, we always have to make room for Wonder Woman

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