March 31, 2015
YOU CAN PLAY PAC-MAN ON GOOGLE MAPS.
Say goodbye to your afternoon to-do list.
Google maps has transformed into a giant game of Pac-Man.
Speculation about whether this is connected to April Fool’s day tomorrow is flooding the internet, but all you really need to know is: Google Maps. Is. A. Giant. Game. Of. Pac-Man.
The first thing you will notice when you type in an address is that the marker has turned blue. Not so odd, you may think – but then cast your eyes down to the the satellite option and you will find a new addition to the page. If you scroll your mouse over this new area, this happens:
If you click on it, THIS happens:
However, be warned, if you are searching for an address which is particularly sparse in the old road department, you won’t be able to play. But don’t worry – Google will prompt you to change location, or you can press the “I’m feeling lucky” button.
Yes. This is the Taj Mahal.
Have a productive afternoon!
Images (c) Google Maps