Google Earth Lets Fans Track Down Carmen Sandiego in New Browser Game
Google Earth launches The Crown Jewels Caper mini-game honoring Carmen Sandiego that permits gamers the thrilling alternative to placed on their super-sleuthing gear and reply an all-too-important query: Where on the planet is Carmen Sandiego? The unique recreation, Where In the World is Carmen Sandiego?, made its debut in 1985 and rapidly spawned a massive franchise. Over time, it advanced into an animated sequence, a recreation present, books, and comics.
The recreation is the primary of many which can be set for launch on Google’s platform to assist promote the Carmen Sandiego Netflix sequence, with two extra being launched in May and June. It’s paying homage to the wildly profitable online game franchise that required gamers to seek for clues by visiting varied places and asking across the locals to determine Carmen’s subsequent location. Like the Netflix sequence, it has an academic bent, educating viewers/gamers about varied areas on Earth.
Season 1 of Carmen Sandiego premiered on Netflix in January, nevertheless it’s unclear when season 2 will debut. In the meantime, Google Earth is very happy to maintain us invested in Carmen’s many mysteries whereas we await the brand new season to reach. The recreation not solely serves as a wonderful promotional device however as a implausible strategy to discover the world and thrive within the nostalgia of traditional video video games.