Latest Google Easter Egg lets you play Breakout in your browser

By Shawn Knight
May 14, 2013
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  1. Google is once again up to their usual antics with a new Easter Egg. In celebration of the 37-year-old arcade game Breakout, the search giant takes us on a trip down memory game by allowing Google Image Search users to...

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  2. Adhmuz

    Adhmuz TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,652   +521

    Pretty random, 2nd level was Mount Kilimanjaro and then it gave me Boiled Eggs, wish I had this a couple years ago, I would have wasted so much time at work playing this.
    avoidz likes this.
  3. TheDreams

    TheDreams TS Addict Posts: 610   +61

    Bloody brilliant haha, I love this game :p
  4. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 11,695   +1,884

    What it lacks, is the Atari, "Paddle Controller". I have an Atari 2600 game collection for the PC, which contains breakout. Twisting the rudder on a joy stick seemed to nonlinear and skittish. I never developed the rhythm I could have with the paddles, and gave up on it.

    Disclaimed; The opinions expressed here are those of a criminally insane non gamer. I suppose it remains to be seen, if y'all believe one factor is predicated on the other.
  5. 9Nails

    9Nails TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,212   +174

    Gee, thanks Google. Now I've wasted another half-hour on the Internet and forgot why I opened up my browser, for the 3rd time today!

    Fun game =)
  6. Picked up a pristine condition 2600, loooooooooove playing this game with the paddles.
  7. Elian Manzueta

    Elian Manzueta TS Rookie

    Haha! I saw this on Reddit yesterday! I loved playing it, really entertaining.

  8. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 11,695   +1,884

    Atari reissued the 2600 in time for Christmas a few years back. I was sorely tempted.
  9. avoidz

    avoidz TS Guru Posts: 458   +54

    Arkanoid was better.

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