The Google Maps Pac-Man Cheat Transform the App into the Classic Game

By: Rebecca Byers - Mar 31, 2015
References: kotaku & theverge
Just in time for April Fool's Day 2015, the Google Maps Pac-Man hack transform the trusted location service into an interactive throwback to the classic retro video game. The clever April Fool's Day application of Google Maps follows up last year's much talked about Google Maps Pokemon game.

A particularly cool facet of the Google Maps Pac-Man incarnation is that it actually transforms the actual maps, so one is able to play the game as its been retrofitted to their favorite city.

Google has made its animated banner almost a daily occurrence, often celebrating little known but relevant celebrities' birthdays or symbolic holidays. Another successful Google feature is there personalized birthday homepage, which appears customized on a user's birthday.