Google Maps Pac-Man can't wait for April Fools' Day

Gobble up pellets, Pac-Man style, anywhere in the world via Google Maps

Google Map pacman
Credit: Google Maps

Google, which in recent years has popped out so many April Fools' Day pranks that they've warranted their own slideshows, this year has gotten a head-start by rolling out Google Maps Pac-Man to end March.

(The most exciting Pac-Man news since NFL player Adam "Pac-Man" Jones -- @RealPacMan24 -- started following me on Twitter for some inexplicable reason?)

The gamified Google Maps lets you play Pac-Man across any location you plug into the mapping program (we're showing a map of Google's Cambridge, Mass., location here).

This isn't the first time Google has celebrated the classic Namco game. Back in 2010, for example, the search giant displayed a Google Doodle to commemorate Pac-Man's 30th anniversary

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