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You Can Play 'Ms. Pac Man' on Google Maps

You Can Play 'Ms. Pac Man' on Google Maps

If you're looking for a way to kill some time at work, Google Maps has morphed into Ms. Pac-Man to mark April Fools' Day.

This isn't Google's first Pac-Man game, with a previous "doodle" allowing visitors to play the game inside of the Google logo.

In what's sure to be a trip down memory lane for many, Google Maps is giving users the opportunity to turn real-world locations into "Ms. Pac-Man" playgrounds.

Instead of automatically placing the user where they're now at the app Google throws you in a completely random spot. Something like Ms. Pac-Man popping up in Maps only makes sense.

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Because really, what's April Fool's Day if you can't drag your friends into the gag? That will start up a game centered on whatever screen you're now looking at: you'll probably start by playing in your real neighborhood, but you can head anywhere in the world to give other roads a shot.

Google last pulled off this "prank" back in 2015, and this year's revival is in keeping with the same formula.

Drag the map to other parts of the city to switch up the game. For me, I chose downtown Raleigh, NC for my Ms. Pac-Man gaming session. But once you get going, it's fairly easy to play.


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