GOOGLE Chrome users may have noticed that the Google search logo is currently a pathway to “Doodle Champion Island Games”.
The event involves several fun tasks and if you like these, you might want to try out some of the hidden Google games we’ve collected.
Google dinosaur game
Google Chrome has a secret game that only works if you turn off the internet.
It is dubbed as Dino Runner and is an endless running game that lets you sprint and jump over obstacles to get a high score.
It’s designed to give phone and laptop users something to do when WiFi is down.
First, you need to lose access to Wi-Fi and mobile internet. Turn off your internet connection on a computer or switch to airplane mode on a phone.
Then load Google Chrome and try to launch a website – which should fail.
You will then see a “No Internet” page with a dinosaur at the top.
On a computer, just press the spacebar and the game will activate.
Then smack space bar to jump over obstacles to earn higher score.
For mobile users, tap the dinosaur with your finger, then tap the screen to make the dinosaur jump.
The highest possible score is 99,999, but that’s a tough target to hit unless you’re an avid gamer.
Google Earth Flight Simulator
A game hidden on Google Earth lets you try to be a pilot.
You must install Google Earth on a Mac, Windows or Linux computer.
You can play with a joystick or a mouse and keyboard.
To try it, open Google Earth and click on the Menu then on “Tools”.
Then click on “Enter Flight Simulator”.
Gaming fans may know that Atari Breakout is recognized as an arcade classic.
It’s about breaking colored blocks with a ball that you control with your spacebar.
To play, type “Atari Breakout” into Google search.
The beloved Pacman game can be played easily on Google Chrome.
All you have to do is type “Pacman” in Search and click “Play”.
tic tac toe
Google will play a game of Tic Tac Toe, also called noughts and crosses, against you.
All you have to do is type “Tic Tac Toe” into the search.
Winning can be harder than you think.
Snake had a cult following in the 90s and Google Chrome is a great way to keep playing this addictive game.
Just type “play snake” into Google search and the game will appear.
Google Doodle Champions Island Games
Coinciding with the start of the Tokyo Olympics in 2020, this new game is free and available to everyone.
Google has launched an interactive series of Doodle games based on the events of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
The Doodle, which is called Doodle Champion Island Games, features seven mini-games created by Japanese animation company Studio 4°C.
Users can participate in the 16-bit games themed around the Olympic event and contribute their scores to one of four teams.
Simply click on the Doodle presented on the search page to launch the game.
In the games, Lucky the Calico Ninja Cat competes in events such as table tennis, skateboarding, rugby, artistic swimming, rock climbing, and marathon.
Each event has its own “legendary champion” to challenge from Japanese history.
There are also side quests that users can undertake on Champion Island.
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