Google is no stranger to video game themed Easter Eggs; who can forget the massive April Fools Pokémon Challenge of 2014? Even still, this new one is a bit of a surprise. To celebrate the launch of Twilight Princess HD, Google Maps‘ little yellow pegman has been replaced by the green garbed hero himself: Link!

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Unfortunately, as far as we can tell there are no unique animations or sound effects that play when moving Link around, but it’s definitely a cute little nod to one of Nintendo’s biggest franchises.

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Written by Tom Brown

Whether it’s an exciting new entry in a series long established or a weird experiment meant only for the dedicated, Tom is eager to report on it. Rest assured, if Nintendo ever announces Elite Beat Agents 2, he’ll be there.

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