Google celebrates Pac-Man’s 30th with a playable logo

In order to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Pac-Man, Google has done one better than their normal custom logo doodle: they’ve turned their logo into a playable Pac-Man game for the next 48 hours (and subsequently killed productivity for most of the world).

Just go to Google’s homepage, click “Insert Coin” (or wait a few seconds), and start chomping away. Or, if you want to play as Ms. Pac-Man, click “Insert Coin” after starting a new game and use the W‑A-S‑D keys to move her around.

On a geeky sidenote, the game was created using HTML, JavaScript, and CSS; Flash is only used for the music. More info in this article.


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