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Published on March 31st, 2015 | by Patrick Doyle

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Google Turns Maps Into Pac-Man Levels For April Fools’ Day

To celebrate April Fools’ Day tomorrow, Google has added the option to turn streets on their Google Maps website into a game of Pac-Man. Just search for your street of choice on maps.google.ie and click the Pac-Man view on the bottom left.

For example, here’s a game of Pac-Man played around Dame Street in Dublin.

Google_Maps_Pac-Man

While Irish streets may not have the straight lines you’re used to in games featuring the yellow three-quarter disc man, it’s nonetheless a bit of fun to play the game on streets you know well, so give it a go. Let us know in the comments if you find any really good “levels” based on roads in Ireland.

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Patrick Doyle

has been working in the Film & TV industry for over a decade and specialises in audio recording and mixing. He's always had a part-time interest in music production, gaming and technology which led him join the TechTV101 team in early 2013 and later co-found Gimmedigital.



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