Posts tagged with "Google Maps"

Pacman on Your Street: Google Maps April Fool’s Gag

Pacman on Your Street: Google Maps April Fool’s Gag
Following the fun of last year’s special Pokémon April Fool’s game, this year’s festive Google Maps gag features a touch of retro nostalgia that we’re sure will be right up your street. Literally. Those who’ve used Google Maps today may already have noticed something unusual about the Street View feature: over the next few hours, you’ll be able to transform any street of your choosing into a playable Pacman... 

Google Map ‘Em All – Find & Catch Pokémon on New Google Game

Google Map ‘Em All – Find & Catch Pokémon on New Google Game
With April Fools’ Day having now arrived in some parts of the world, the day’s obligatory tomfoolery has already begun online, with the web all set to descend into light-hearted chaos over the next few hours. For Pokéfans, though, much of what’s to come may well go unnoticed, thanks to Google Maps getting in quickly with a highly addictive Pokémon game. Google’s “Pokémon Challenge” is accessible on mobile devices,... 

50th Anniversary Easter Egg – Doctor Who’s TARDIS Lands on Google Maps

50th Anniversary Easter Egg – Doctor Who’s TARDIS Lands on Google Maps
As part of the Doctor Who 50th anniversary celebrations, Google has hidden the Doctor’s iconic time machine on this street view of Earl’s Court Road in London. Initially, visitors to the site will notice that a blue police box has appeared in the middle of the street, just outside Earl’s Court Underground Station and Pret A Manger next door. It’s listed simply as “Police Telephone Box”, but features the intriguing... 
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