Google launches interactive game for Atari Breakout anniversary

(WXYZ) - Google has launched one of their popular "Easter Eggs" in honor of one of the first Atari video games - Breakout.

The game was launched in April 1976. It featured rows of blocks that the player destroyed by directing a ball off a paddle. Since then it has appeared in other forms, with the Google Easter Egg being the latest.

It's not clear if Google put the Easter Egg into place today, or if it has been around for awhile.

In order to reach it, you do a Google Image Search for Atari Breakout . You can then control the paddle using either the mouse or your keyboard.

If you defeat the level, Google then does an image search for a random term and you can play all over again!

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