March 31, 2015
Is it an April Fools’ Day trick or a sweet gaming treat? Google must employ a few fans of classic arcade games, which would explain why you can now play Pac-Man on Google Maps.
The game play is fiendishly simple: once you’re on Google Maps, find your area of the country and then click on the Pac-Man icon on the bottom left corner of the screen. From there, your streets will be littered with yellow pellets as colorful ghosts chase you.
So in other words, just another typical weekday.
In case you were wondering what that might look like, here is a sample shot of game play in progress:
If you’ve ever played Pac-Man before, then the Google Maps version should be pretty straightforward. The only real difference is that your path to those yummy pellets may be easy or difficult depending on the map you choose.
For more information on game rules and other relevant info, head on over to the Google Maps Help page.