We love maps. We write about them all the time. But we sometimes have difficulty convincing the general public that they’re quite as cool and fun as we think they are.
This week, though, Google is giving us a helping hand by turning its entire maps database into a giant game of Pac-Man. The game appears to be an April Fool’s gimmick, though it’s not clear whether it’ll will disappear once the big day is over.
From anywhere in the world, and on any part of Google Maps that features enough roads, you can click the Pac-Man button on the bottom left of your screen and you can play the classic arcade game to your heart’s content.
You can play Pac-Man around Trafalgar square: