Mario Kart's driving through Google Maps for the next week

Mario Kart's driving through Google Maps for the next week

Instead of the regular icon representing you on Google Maps, users now have the option of changing it where it will become Mario in his famous go-kart instead.

Have you taken Mario Maps for a spin? Not only that, but $10 is quite a bit to spend on a mobile game, even if it's Mario related.

Load up your blue shells and banana peels because Mario Kart has come to Google Maps. Whatever the motivation behind Mario Day, it's something that Google is looking to celebrate with a fun little addition to Google Maps. Once you've done that you'll have Mario directing you wherever you go for the next week.

You can use the Mario Kart animation as an optional Mario-themed Easter egg, and why wouldn't you want to? You will need to update your app in order to access this feature, but doing so should trigger a prompt that requests permission to replace the standard tracker with Mario. You can then tap to add it to your photo.

Judge suggests Trump should mute followers instead of block them
Shortly after Election Day in 2016, President Trump started blocking people who were mean to him on Twitter at a rapid pace. Buchwald asked , "Why are we here?" "I don't think we can decide this case on real-world analogies alone", he said.

Google is celebrating Mario Day on March 10 by letting you drive around town as the iconic Nintendo video game character.

This isn't the first time that Nintendo and Google have teamed up like this.

We're all still reeling from that epic Super Smash Bros. reveal during yesterday's Nintendo Direct, but that doesn't mean the Mario cameos stop there. Just "make sure to avoid sharing personal details like your home or work address (seriously, think before you post)", Dabas recommended.

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