Where’s Waldo? Possibly Hiding In Your Wii U

By Eugene . February 12, 2014 . 5:01pm

Funny thing, that Wii U  Wii Street U powered by Google. It’s a fun little time waster, allowing you to explore the world through Google Map’s Street View.


The app has gotten an update in Japan, and one of the cuter things it has added is a bit of a Where’s Waldo (Or Where’s Wally if you don’t live in the US and Canada) twist, by throwing in characters into the maps in various spots.


Alongside that fun little bit is a new route taker where you can use Street View to observe how a route you plan out or ask for will look like on the way there. It could be useful for those looking to orientate themselves before getting into their cars.


There’s also the addition of a new “Slideshow” function that shows the places of the world. And if you didn’t actually know what Where’s Waldo is, we heartily recommend the nearest bookstore to check out the very fun series of books.


Wii Street U powered by Google is available on your Wii U as a paid app. It was previously free.

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  • Laer_HeiSeiRyuu

    Oh thought this was some MEtroid Other M thing

  • Tom_Phoenix

    WHAT?! He’s in my Wii U?!?!

    *smashes his Wii U open*


    ….He wasn’t in there. =(

    • Namuro

      Are you going to sue Siliconera for misleading you?

  • ZnTxn

    If you ask me, this would be better suited for a “Where in Google Maps is Carmen Sandiego?” minigame.

    • J_Joestar

      Well she sneaks around the world from Kiev to Carolina,

      She’s a sticky-fingered filcher from Berlin down to Belize,

      She’ll take you for a ride on a slow boat to China,

      Tell me where in the world is Carmen Sandiego?

  • Mildly confused as to whether this is actually a Where’s Waldo game, or if Waldo is simply being referenced as an example of a picture search game and Waldo isn’t in this particular game at all.

    • s07195

      Probably the second one.

  • chibiwall

    “Where’s Waldo? Possibly Hiding In Your Wii U”

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