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Play Pac-Man on Google

05-24-2010 14:18 BJT

BEIJING, May 24 (Xinhuanet) -- Internet giant Google embedded a playable Pac-Man game on its home page during the weekend to mark the 30th birthday of the classic arcade videogame.

Internet users who opened Google's home page after 1500 GMT Friday were greeted by a small-scale Pac-Man game set around a "Google" logo.

The Google doodle Pac-Man comes complete with the arcade game's trademark music and sound effects, and has an "Insert Coin" button placed beside the "Google Search" button, where it used to be a "I'm feeling lucky" button.

The Pac-Man game, designed by Toru Iwatani 30 years ago, was first released by Japan-based game developer Namco on May 22, 1980.

The playable Pac-Man doodle stayed on Google for 48 hours. The Google home page has returned to normal Monday.

Now the Pac-Man game is still available at

Editor:Zheng Limin |Source: Xinhua

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