Pac-Man Easter Egg In Google Maps
Written by David Conrad   
Wednesday, 01 April 2015

This year April Fools and Easter Day are only separated by a couple of days and Google has come up with a hidden gem to satisfy both - a Pac-Man game you can play on the streets of some famous places

If you open Google Maps today you might notice a new icon has appeared there, instantly recognizable as PAC-MAN.

 

 

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Click on it and you'll find yourself transported to an exotic location where you can use your arrow keys to gobble up pac-dots and avoid ghosts.

 

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If you've never played before the rules are available in Google Maps help:

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There are only a few places around the world where you will see the PAC-MAN placemark so it's not a case of scouring your neighborhood to find a location to play. The help article has a list of clues - or you can just trust to luck!

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Although this has been billed elsewhere as a gimmick for April 1st, the new Pac-Man mode in Google Map seems to good a treat just to include in our April Fools 2015 - A Round Up.

On the other hand, Google warns that the game will only be around for a little while, so share this news with anyone you think might like to play.

 

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You can play on your desktop, your mobile or with Google's virtual reality game, Ingress.

 

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