PAC-MAN Finds Permanent Home on Google

Attention, fans of PAC-MAN who are already going through withdrawal following Google’s celebration of the video game’s 30th anniversary last week, in which the top of the Google home page featured a playable PAC-MAN game: The round, yellow, dot-gobbling critter may be gone from, but it’s not forgotten.

Vice president of search products and user experience Marissa Mayer made the following announcement on the Google Blog, so be ready to catch PAC-MAN Fever again:

We’ve been overwhelmed — but not surprised 🙂 — by the success of our 30th anniversary PAC-MAN doodle. Due to popular demand, we’re making the game permanently available at

Thanks to NAMCO for helping to make this wonderful collaboration happen. Enjoy! David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.
Publish date: May 24, 2010 © 2020 Adweek, LLC. - All Rights Reserved and NOT FOR REPRINT