Google Maps turns into Pac-Man game, April fool special!

Google Maps turns into Pac-Man game, April fool special!

Doing so converts the map your looking at into the classic '80s arcade game Ms. Pac-Man. The idea is recycled from 2015's Pac-Man integration, but hey, if it isn't broke, then don't fix it.

Depending on the location when you open Google Maps, the game will be played over the area.

What's your Ms Pac-Man Google Maps high score?

We've seen this before, but it doesn't make it any less cool to see Ms. Pac-Man appear again. Wind through the streets, collect dots and fruit, and avoid those oddly charming ghosts. First of all, make sure your eyesight is flawless to see all that Google Maps presents on the screen.

The classic arcade game Ms Pac-Man is now playable in any street in the United Kingdom, thanks to a frustratingly addictive new update to Google Maps. It was twice as fast as Pac-Man and had much cooler "in-between level" skits.

Merkel ally sees 'tail wind' from German state election
Saarland is governed by a "grand coalition" government, the same right-left alliance that Merkel leads in Berlin. A year ago polls showed support for AfD hit a record-high 16% nationally but it has lost momentum since then.

In what is sure to lower workplace productivity on Friday afternoon, Google Maps is now allowing users to play Ms. Pac-Man on their phones. This is a good spot to get warmed up before the real test of your abilities come into play.

Android owners will be taken to a random location (Ghana is pictured above) where they can play the familiar game using a route based on the city streets.

The Pac-Man icon can be seen in the bottom left corner. Game over. Be aware that sometimes when she goes off screen, she doesn't reappear where you'd expect.

And with games like these on its apps, Google never fails to amaze us.

Related Articles

  • Trump University's $25 million fraud settlement approved by federal judge

    Trump University's $25 million fraud settlement approved by federal judge

    After his stunning presidential win in November , Trump chose to settle the lawsuits, saying he did not have the time for a trial. Curiel also overruled an objection brought by Florida attorney Sherri Simpson, which threatened the settlement's approval.

    Lewis Hamilton says his hunger to be world champion has doubled

    Lewis Hamilton says Mercedes must work on their tyre strategy after finishing second in Sunday's Australian Grand Prix. Hamilton defended Mercedes' decision to bring him in for a pit stop earlier than Vettel.

    Five memorable Arsenal v Man City matches

    Everton's poor record at the Emirates does not bode well and this might yet be Wenger's last game as Arsenal manager. Manchester United against Arsenal is the showpiece on Sunday, with Liverpool against Southampton earlier in the day.
  • Missing Tennessee girl, 15, spotted with teacher in Oklahoma

    Missing Tennessee girl, 15, spotted with teacher in Oklahoma

    The surveillance images of Cummins and Thomas are the first obtained by investigators since the alleged kidnapping on March 13. Cummins and Thomas left love notes for each other on his classroom computer at Culleoka School before vanishing.
    Credit Suisse launches internal investigation after offices searched in tax probe

    Credit Suisse launches internal investigation after offices searched in tax probe

    Spokeswoman Wietske Vissers said the investigation would "continue for days and weeks" across the various countries. Swiss banks have come under increased scrutiny in recent years amid an global crackdown on tax evasion.
    White House says new information has emerged on Russia probe

    White House says new information has emerged on Russia probe

    The committee's work has been deeply, and perhaps irreparably, undermined by Nunes' apparent coordination with the White House. It is unclear if they are the same as those viewed by Nunes.
  • Unfinished: Tar Heels, Oregon try to get it right this time

    Most of the key players from last year's Tar Heels — among them, Joel Berry II, Isaiah Hicks and Justin Jackson — are back. That effort was led by the trio of Tyler Dorsey , Dillon Brooks and Jordan Bell who all played very well in the big win.
    Get your baskets ready! Easter Bunny to host egg hunt in Millville

    Get your baskets ready! Easter Bunny to host egg hunt in Millville

    But the highlight of this event each year is the opportunity for kids to interact with live bunnies and meet the Easter bunny. For $6 per person, families can enjoy rolls, fresh fruit, juice and coffee, a silly bunny story and spring-themed crafts.

    'Angel of Death' serial killer badly beaten in Ohio prison

    FILE - In this September 1987 file photo, serial killer Donald Harvey stands before a judge during sentencing in Cincinnati. Working as a nurse's assistant, Harvey said he had killed his victims to end their suffering as many were chronically ill.
  • Brit Johanna Konta beats Wozniacki in Miami Open final

    Brit Johanna Konta beats Wozniacki in Miami Open final

    We can not honestly say she looked to have enjoyed this one much better either, at the time but you have to feel for Wozniacki. Infact she had only played this particular tournament once before, reaching the quarter finals past year .
    Hillary Clinton Pulls No Punches in Georgetown University Speech

    Hillary Clinton Pulls No Punches in Georgetown University Speech

    She also mocked the phrase of a Trump advisor when she said stereotypes about women "belongs to the alternative reality". Now, before anybody jumps to any conclusions, I will state, clearly, women are not inherently more peaceful than men.
    Pacers Cut Rodney Stuckey, Sign Lance Stephenson

    Pacers Cut Rodney Stuckey, Sign Lance Stephenson

    Stephenson can give the Pacers' second unit a boost in areas where they need it - namely ball handling, rebounding and defense. After moving around during the past three seasons, free agent swingman Lance Stephenson is returning to the Indiana Pacers.