GOOGLE is not only a search engine, it can also be used for fun and fast games – here’s how.
Alphabet’s Google.com is the most popular website in the world, averaging 44.5 billion visits per month.
Despite such popularity, many users still do not know that they can play games through Google.
These mini-games are a great pastime when you’re bored, and some are available even without an internet connection.
Below we have compiled a list of nine of these hidden games that you can try now.
Pacman was launched in 1980 and it didn’t take long for it to become a staple of arcade games.
However, nowadays you don’t have to leave your house to play Pacman as the popular game can be easily accessed via Google Chrome.
All you have to do is type “pacman” in the search and click play.
This game is a bit like Pictionary but with a robotic voice AI.
In Quick, Draw! Google gives you 20 seconds to sketch a given object, and as you doodle, the AI makes guesses to figure out what you’re drawing.
If you’re bored, then a casual game of soccer might be just what you need.
This Google Doodle game is from 2012 and uses a simple design.
Users act as goalkeepers and use basic controls to block shots.
You move your mouse left and right in the gate and then click to jump to these aerial shots.
Like soccer, basketball is a Google Doodle game that came out in 2012.
This simple mini game consists of shooting hoops from different distances.
Just hold down the mouse button to increase throwing power.
You also have a limited time to score as many points as possible.
Tic Tac Toe
Google plays you a game of tic-tac-toe, also known as noughts and crosses.
All you have to do is type “tic-tac-toe” in the search.
Winning can be harder than you think.
Solitaire is perhaps one of the most popular computer card games of all time.
But did you know you can play it on Google?
Just type “solitaire” into Google search and hit enter.
Snake had cult status in the 90’s and Google Chrome is a great way to continue playing the addictive game.
Type “Play Snake” into your Google search bar and the game should appear immediately.
Gaming fans may know that Atari Breakout is known as an arcade classic.
It’s about breaking colored blocks with a ball that you control with the spacebar.
Type “Atari Breakout” into Google search to play.
Google Chrome has a secret game that only works when you turn off the internet.
The game named Dino Runner consists of endless runner design where you sprint and hop over obstacles to get high score.
It was designed to give phone and laptop users something to do when WiFi goes down.
First you need to lose access to WiFi and mobile internet. Turn off your internet on a computer or switch to airplane mode on a phone.
Then upload Google Chrome and try launching 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 press the spacebar to jump over obstacles and get a 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 it’s a tough goal to reach unless you’re a dedicated player.
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