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No foolin': You can play 'Ms. Pac-Man' on Google Maps

Game only available until April 4

Ms. Pac Man chomps her way through downtown Houston on March 31, 2017. (Google Maps)

HOUSTON – In what’s sure to be a trip down memory lane for many, Google Maps is giving users the opportunity to turn real-world locations into "Ms. Pac-Man" playgrounds.

Users can chomp their way through city streets by opening the Google Maps app on their phone or on their computer by going to maps.google.com. Just tap or click on the Ms. Pac-Man icon, and the map is transformed into a virtual arcade game.

Some users have reported that clicking the icon takes you to a random location to play the game. Others have reported that they have been able to pick their location.

Users who sign in can save their score and share it with friends.

Google said in a blog post that the game will be available until April 4.

The search-engine giant offered a Pac-Man version of the game in 2015 to mark April Fools’ Day.

So now you can while the time away this weekend chasing Inky, Blinky, Pinky and Clyde.

Happy chomping!


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