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Google is Making the PAC-MAN Doodle Permanent

By - Source: Tom's Hardware US | B 32 comments

Happy Monday, guys.

That Google PAC-MAN doodle was incredible, right? Everyone had so much fun and despite most Doodles only sticking around for 24 hours, this one was in place from Friday to Sunday. We were sad to see it go but it turns out our tears were shed too soon. Google is keeping it!

That's right, will now host the game that soaked up 98 percent of productivity this past Friday. Now you can play it whenever you like. Oh and for those of you wondering, it's not just the game, search is there too. So set your homepage to and get next to no work done every day.

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    sseyler , May 25, 2010 1:23 AM
    LOL. Sweet.
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    vartok , May 25, 2010 1:23 AM
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    polly the parrot , May 25, 2010 1:28 AM
    Awesome. Its so fun playing with my little brother.

    Also, makes school a little easier.
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    steddy , May 25, 2010 1:31 AM
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    Josea , May 25, 2010 1:33 AM
    Is it time to start a thread for high scores? I have been playing for years and am ready to post. Anyone with me?
    BTW lets go FLYERS!!!!!
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    descendency , May 25, 2010 1:36 AM
    I think you can even play it on Android based phones too (but it's more challenging because you can't use the track ball)
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    builderbobftw , May 25, 2010 1:55 AM

    Google listened to my prevoius sugestions!
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    JOSHSKORN , May 25, 2010 1:56 AM
    Maybe Google can make more mazes. Can Google be translated in different languages? Or find some other way of making something that pertains to Google and make it a maze. Maybe the word "Browser" or "Operating System".
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    afrobacon , May 25, 2010 2:01 AM

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    sliem , May 25, 2010 2:27 AM

    I know! What does mine say??
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    Pyroflea , May 25, 2010 3:41 AM
    I enjoyed it, pretty cool to see that they plan on keeping it.

    I think they should make more games :) 
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    Judguh , May 25, 2010 4:37 AM
    Awesome! Now everyday can seem like Friday :) 
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    megamanx00 , May 25, 2010 4:43 AM
    Heeee :D 
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    anamaniac , May 25, 2010 5:28 AM
    TA152HI hate to say it, but Pacman and its successors were the girly games at the time. As a guy, you really didn't want to play this game, or be seen playing it.It's kind of funny how even video games had that stigma. Defender, for example, was a "macho" game, in contrast to Pacman. I have no idea how these things are made up, but I do remember it existing.

    Yes, how do these happen?
    From what I understand, Halo/CoD are for sissies, and Crysis Wars/Battlefield are macho.

    Good job Google. You surprised millions and put a smile on our faces, even the ones who weren't even born when the game was made.
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    cigraphics , May 25, 2010 7:56 AM
    yeay :D 
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    madass , May 25, 2010 9:58 AM
    They oughta make the maze a different word for google in different languages/scripts everyday.....imagine going across Google in Urdu....or Greek....
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    Lutfij , May 25, 2010 10:16 AM
    awesome game! ah the nostalgia!
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    Mousemonkey , May 25, 2010 12:14 PM
    Kudos should go to neilnh who pointed us in the direction of the link to the permanent page yesterday, sorry Jane.

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