Google is commemorating the 37th birthday of classic Atari game Breakout in the best possible way: It turned Google Image Search into a version of the game
To launch the Easter egg, you simply need to type “atari breakout” into Google Image Search, and hit enter
The search results will show up, but they’ll be organized into a game that’s very similar to Breakout, which requires the player to demolish brick walls with a ball.
Created by Nolan Bushnell and Steve Bristow, the game debuted in 1976, and was based on the 1972 game, Pong. It was followed by several ports and sequels (Super Breakout came out a few years later), as well as countless variations of the game in later years Read more…