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Google April Fools’ Joke Lets You Play Pac-Man on Google Maps

Google has outdone themselves again for April Fools’ Day.  Go to Google Maps right now and visit any interesting location you want.  At the bottom left, a new Pac-Man view icon lets you play the game right in the streets!

Pac-Man in London feels a lot like Dodge 'Em on Atari 2600.

Pac-Man in London feels a lot like Dodge ‘Em on Atari 2600.

As a software developer, I find this mind-blowing.  That’s not easy to do to line up the dots so dynamically like that, but I bet the devs had a blast implementing it. Kudos to their creative team!

Pac-Man in San Francisco!

Pac-Man in San Francisco!

 

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About John Blanco

John Blanco is an avid game collector and loves to write about his hobby as much as he participates in it. He run the Denver Retro Gamers Facebook group in Denver, Colorado, and coordinates swap-style meetups with dozens of other collectors every couple of months.

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