Google Maps On The Wii U Lets You Wander The World’s Streets With Your GamePad Beginning In January

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http://techcrunch.com – While I’ve managed to resist the call of the Wii U so far, neat tricks with the GamePad like the newly-announced Google Maps app Street View integration have me sorely tempted. Nintendo announced today that Google Maps will be arriving on the Wii U gaming console in early 2013, delivering a unique Street View mode for the GamePad touchscreen controller that allows users to pan around various locations as they view satellite map imagery on their television. Initially, I might have questioned the need for a mapping app on a home gaming console, which tend to be stationary, but the ability (IT news)