Google has gone to great lengths to mark the start of the Tokyo Olympics. Select the redesigned logo and you can play Doodle Champion Island Games, a game filled with anime and sports minigames. Google speaks it is the largest interactive drawing ever created.
You control Lucky the cat in a pixelated landscape dotted with Japanese landmarks. Once you have joined one of the several color-coded teams, you can take part in mini-games including table tennis and skateboarding. The controls are relatively simple and are based on various combinations of arrow keys and space bar. We won gold in table tennis and performed kickflips and fakes with ease while skateboarding. Doodle will stay with you in the coming weeks, adding new games along the way.
The cut scenes are pretty lush too. According to Google, the interactive drawing was created in collaboration with STUDIO4 ° C, a Tokyo-based animation house working on feature films such as Tekkonkinkreet. He also worked on a puzzle adventure. Ekaterina… You can learn more about Doodle Champion Island Games in the behind-the-scenes video below.
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