The 5 best Google Doodle games ever

Interactive doodles have become a staple of Google’s home screen, and a way to highlight the achievements of people, such as the creators of Pac-Man, to major world events, such as the Olympics. Check out some of the best Google Doodle games ever created.

6. Runners-up: Zamboni, soccer, and Star Trek

Okay, we couldn't pick just five. Runner-up Google Doodles from top left: soccer shoot-out, Star Trek, and Zamboni

Okay, so we said the five best, but honestly Google Doodles are too much fun to limit to just a handful. Here are three more Doodles to play around with:

Zamboni: In honor of the invention of the Zamboni, Google users direct a Zamboni across the ice behind pesky skaters. Just don’t run out of gas.

Soccer shoot-out: This Doodle put Googlers in the goalie’s shoes. See how many shots you can stop before time runs out.

Star Trek: Google is a tech company after all, so a bit of geekery is no surprise. This Doodle celebrates Star Trek by guiding users through an interactive story. What happens to the red “o” at the end? You’ll just have to play to find out.

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