This year for 2015 Google, as always had many April Fools jokes, from the Google Panda to Google Maps Pac-Man. It’s the latter that I wanted to mention here, as not only is it a bit of fun for April Fools, it’s also very playable. To get to this, simply go to Google Maps and click on the Pac-Man box in the bottom right, this will put a small “Ready” outline on screen, this is where you’re going to play.
It’s a great little time waster, but I guess you could argue that it will help you to learn the area, shame the road names get removed, no doubt in part to keep with the theme of the original arcade game.
I took it for a spin around Ramsbottom, see if you can recognise the streets: