- Google's Pac-Man 30th anniversary: Insert coin to destroy office productivity
- Pac-Man 30th anniversary Google doodle turns homepage into game
- Pac-Man Google Doodle
- Pac-Man 30th anniversary marked by Google Doodle
Google's Pac-Man 30th anniversary: Insert coin to destroy office productivity
One of my favorites was PAC-MAN, whose popularity transcended the geopolitical barriers of that time. meet PAC-MAN for the first time—through our first-ever playable Google doodle. Dilbert Google Doodle - 2.2017 on the road in italiano
To celebrate the video game's 30th anniversary, Google created its first-ever playable home page doodle, a functional Pac-Man game--with a logo twist. Saturday is the 30th anniversary of the release of Pac-Man , and to commemorate the occasion, Google is rolling out its first-ever truly interactive and playable home page logo, a fully-functional version of the iconic s video game. For years, Google has produced its so-called doodles for all kinds of holidays and special occasions, from Valentine's Day to the Fourth of July to Mother's Day and many others. In each case, the Google Doodle team works on a special logo that appears on the search engine's home page. But a few months ago, when the team discovered that May 22 would be the 30th anniversary of the release of Pac-Man in Japan--it was actually called Puck Man, but that name was rejected in the United States because of the propensity of the "P" to chip and look like an "F"--they knew they had to do something extra special.
By Claudine Beaumont , Technology Editor. Google has transformed the home page of its search engine in to a game of Pac-Man. The usual Google logo has been replaced by a playable version of the popular s video game, in which small yellow Pac-Men must travel around a maze, gobbling up dots while trying to avoid the ghosts. Shapes within the maze spell out "Google". Web users can still perform a search through the Google home page, but those who want to play the game have to click on the "Insert coin" button.
For the Pac-Man 30th anniversary, Google outdid itself with a fully playable version of the video game. May 21, Update: Pac-Man has left Google 's homepage. But you can keep playing the game for free. Find out how here.
Pac-Man 30th anniversary Google doodle turns homepage into game
When Google launched its Pac-Man logo on Friday, we immediately heard amused groans in our tweet-streams. The first thing to understand is that Google does not result in a lot of active usage, in terms of time.
Pac-Man Google Doodle
Pac-Man [a] is a maze arcade game developed and released by Namco in The original Japanese title of Puck Man was changed to Pac-Man for international releases as a preventative measure against defacement of the arcade machines. The player controls Pac-Man , who must eat all the dots inside an enclosed maze while avoiding four colored ghosts. Eating large flashing dots called energizers causes the ghosts to turn blue, allowing Pac-Man to eat them for bonus points. It is the first game to run on the Namco Pac-Man arcade board.
Google has become famous for changing its logo for special events, but it has never converted it into a playable game before. To play, simply click the button that usually says "I'm feeling lucky" but now has the legend "Insert Coin". However, if you don't do anything, the game will start by itself. If you click twice on "Insert Coin" then two people can play. Marcin Wichary, Google programmer and senior user interface designer, says : "When I was growing up, my dad had the best job I could possibly imagine: he was an arcade game and pinball technician. For me, that meant summer trips through Poland's coastal cities with their seasonal arcade parlors; peeking inside cabinets to learn programming and engineering secrets; and — of course — free games! Ms Pac-Man was also one of the first video games to attract a female following at a time when most players were at least reputedly spotty boys.
Pac-Man 30th anniversary marked by Google Doodle