From Dinosaur to Pac-Man: How to Find 15 Google Hidden Games

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Google has several games hidden in different places that not everyone knows about. When the user is without internet in Chrome, for example, the T-Rex Running, better known as "the one" of the dinosaur, appears.

There are also games that appear as a result of searches in the search engine. Others were created especially to celebrate specific dates, such as Google Doodles.

explains how to find Google's top hidden games and spend time on PC and mobile having fun for free. Check out!



offline games

1. T-Rex Running (Dinossauro)

The T-Rex Running, or dinosaur game, is perhaps the most famous of Google's games. The joke appears in Google Chrome only when the device is not connected to the internet. It's a way to make the user less upset about the situation and, at the same time, entertain them until the problem is resolved.

To start, just press the space key or touch the dinosaur on your cell phone. From there, the Tyrannosaurus starts a horizontal run. To escape the obstacles on the way, you have to use the space key again or touch the smartphone screen.

Despite appearing spontaneously only when the user is offline, there is a trick that allows accessing the game even with internet. Just type chrome: // dino in the navigation bar of Chrome for PC or mobile.

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Games hidden in Google search

The games listed below can be found easily by typing their names into the Google search bar. Games are displayed at the top of the results most of the time. Check out!

2. Patience

type the word Patience in the Google search to gain access to the online game. Go in Play and choose the difficulty level: easy ou difficult.



With a beautiful but simple interface, it has only a few features. You can undo a move or start a new game. In the upper menu, the match time, the number of moves and the score are displayed.

A tip: when you double-click on a card that can be placed on a cake, the system automatically puts it in place.

3. Tic-tac-toe

Again, just type the term Hash in the search bar to find the “hidden” game.

At the top, choose the game's difficulty level: Easy, Médio, Impossible e play against a friend. If you decide on the last option, it is necessary that the friend is by your side, as in the paper version, since the gameplay is not online.

Next, report will be represented by symbols of X ou O, by clicking on one of them. The computer will tell you whose turn it is. Click on the squares in which you want to include your icons, remembering that the moves are alternated.

And may the best win!

4. Pac Man

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The classic, also known as eat-come, is hidden in Google searches. when typing Pac-Man, the game will appear at the top of the results. click in Play to start the fun.

Here, your objective is to devour the tablets without encountering the ghosts that chase you through the labyrinths. To move the character on the computer, just use the arrow keys. On mobile, drag your finger in the direction you want it to go.


In all, the user has three lives to eat everything and overcome their pursuers.


5. Snake game

It is possible to miss the game that dominated cell phones in the early 2000s in Google searches. when writing snake game ou snake in the search, you will find it in the results.

so go on Play and on the computer, use the arrow keys to guide the snake. On your smartphone, drag your finger across the screen to indicate the direction.

Your objective is to feed the snake without hitting the edges of the game. It is worth remembering that, with each ingested apple, the animal grows and its length also becomes an obstacle, since it can hit itself.

6. Atari breakout

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Another classic hidden on Google (but only in the desktop version). In that case, the term Atari Breakout should be searched for in the tool's image search.

At first, it looks like the result will be displayed like any other. Until the photos start to move and form the game. It's the mouse pointer that controls the bottom bar, which keeps the ball in play.

It is possible to “lose” the ball up to 4 times before losing or winning the match.

7. Minefield

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type it minefield ou minesweeper in the Google search bar to find the game. then go to Play to start the challenge. You can choose game levels: easy, medium ou difficult.


So just tap a part of the screen to get started. Your objective is to click on the squares without detonating the territory's bombs. The numbers that appear indicate how many explosives are in the adjacent squares.


That is, it is necessary to coldly think about your movements before making any decision. One bomb detonates all the others.

Google Doodle Hidden Games

Google Doodles are tributes that the company carries out on commemorative dates. In general, your logo is transformed into a special theme, which can be a drawing, videos or games.

Interactive games often become quite popular. Virtual games can range from a Rubik's Cube simulation or an adventure to find love on Valentine's Day.

Most of them can be found on the Google Doodles page. Check out:

8. Football

Created in 2022, this Football Doodle is still very popular. In it, the user participates as a goalkeeper in a penalty shootout. To move the character around the goal, it is necessary to move the side arrows.

To make him jump, just use the space key or the up arrow key. The more goals you defend, the longer the game lasts.

9. Garden Gnome Celebration

To celebrate Germany's Garden Day, celebrated on June 10, Google created a game with gnomes. In the country, it is common to see statues of these creatures adorning the lawns. Legend says they bring protection and good luck.

In the game, your objective is to throw the little creatures as far as you can. Both catapult movement and launch are activated by pressing the space key.

The important thing is to play at the right time. If it's too early or too late, the little doll won't build up enough momentum to get far.

10. Programming for children

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Google created a game especially to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first time children were introduced to the programming language. How could it be otherwise, the game teaches, in a playful way, the first steps of the process.

The protagonist is a bunny, and in order for him to get the carrots, the player must use code blocks. It is necessary to set up the correct trail so that the animal has access to its favorite vegetable.

With each stage, the level of difficulty increases, with repeated turns and movements. And for each action, there are specific code blocks, which must be used to carry out the correct commands. Fun and educational!

11. Valentine's Day

On Valentine's Day 2022, the company developed a game dedicated to lovers. The protagonists are pangolins or scaly anteaters, the only mammals with scales in the world. The idea was to draw attention to the trafficking of these animals.

In the game, the characters must escape obstacles, collect objects and flowers, among other challenges. But in the end, the victory will be discovering that more important than dances, desserts and gifts is the time they spend with each other.

12. Magic cube

Magic cubes can be quite addictive. Especially if they are available at any time, in 3D, on your computer or mobile screen. In 2022, the company created a very realistic virtual version of the puzzle, which can make anyone waste long minutes.

To play, just drag your finger or mouse according to the desired movement. Only three faces of the cube are displayed at the same time, but the user is able to turn it 360º to view and move the others.

13. Magic Cat Academy

For Halloween 2022, Google created the Magic cat academy. The game, which has a magical cat as the protagonist, takes place in a witchcraft school and has five stages.

To win each stage, the player needs to eliminate the ghosts that surround the feline. To do this, they need to draw on the screen the symbols that enemies carry over their heads.

It can be just one or a sequence of drawings to annihilate rivals. So think fast so you don't get defeated!

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14. Quick Draw

More than a game, Quick Draw (translated into Portuguese as Quick, Draw!) is an experiment created by Google. Therefore, it does not fall into either of the two categories listed above.

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Using Artificial Intelligence, the tool seeks to learn from the doodles made by the user. And predict what, in fact, he wants to draw. According to the company, the platform brings together the largest database of drawings in the world and, by testing it, you help to expand this network.

To use, just access the website and click Let's draw. Then, the system will order some object to be scribbled within a certain time interval. It could be, for example, a laptop in 20 seconds.

You will have six rounds to try to make the machine understand your scribbles.

15. Google Feud

The second honorable mention goes to the only title on the list that was not developed by Google, but is based on data generated by the search engine. To play, it is necessary to have some knowledge of English.

Go to the Google Feud page and choose a question category. It could be culture, people, names or questions. Then a question will pop up on the screen. The user will have four chances to hit the 10 most searched terms related to her.

It may seem silly, but in reality the game is quite addictive!

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