Well, this is a nice surprise. Remember that time Google filled their Maps app with Pokémon for April Fools day? It looks like some of the people that caught every one of them are in for a treat.
It’s March 31st, and already the April Fools’ pranks are flooding in. One of the first? Google is hiring Pokémon masters.
The undisputed Internet-age leader in April Fools’ hoaxes gets a one-day head start on its latest gag — a brilliant announcement video for “Google Maps 8-Bit” a port of the popular, well, map service to the Nintendo Entertainment System/Famicon.