Google Commemorates The 37th Anniversary Of Atari’s Breakout With Image Search Easter Egg

Posted: May 15, 2013 in Google, GT
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If you’re an old-school gaming nerd, then you might
remember a little game released by Atari called
Breakout. The idea was simple: just hit a ball around
and break things. Don’t let the ball get past you, or
you lose. It was heavily influenced by Pong. The game’s introduction was 37 years ago, in 1976.
Whether it was in April or May of that year, Google
has decided to commemorate the occasion with a
little easter egg in image search that will suck all of
your free time from you. It’s good to see Google doing
these kinds of things away from their normal doodle, especially since a lot of their users might not
remember Breakout. Go to Google image search and type in “atari
breakout.” You won’t get to click through images
though…instead the experience gets turned into a
fully interactive and playable Breakout game, using
the search results as blocks: Kick some butt and then share your score on Google
+: Of course, if you’re really looking for images of Atari’s
Breakout game, then you can simply click on “return
to image search.” But that’s no fun. Happy

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