Friday, May 21, 2010

Google celebrates Pac-Man's 30th anniversary with playable logo

Pacman free online: Google Pacman, Pac-Man 30th Anniversary: Pac-Man celebrates the 30th anniversary of it’s video arcade game , and to commemorate the occasion, internet giant Google has revealed an interactive doodle in the form of a Pac-Man game, which happens to be it’s first ever interactive doodle.Back in 1980, the Pac-Man game was released on May 22 in Japan by Namco Bandai Games. The game was formally called Puck Man. It was later named Pac-Man and it debuted in the U.S. in October 1980, and sold more than 100,000 units in the first year of production.

Reports say that Pac-man is listed by Guinness World Records as the “world’s most successful coin-operated game.”

Google has made the doodle in such a way, where there is a “Google Search” option as well as an “Insert Coin” option on the page. All users need to do is to click on the “insert coin” button to start the Pac-man game.

Congratulations Pac-man!