Starting today, if you go to Google Earth, you’ll be given the option to help track down the the illustrious thief Carmen Sandiego after her most recent caper. As a throwback to the popular games of the 80s and 90s, you’re tasked with tracking down Carmen and the crown jewels that she’s absconded with by interviewing witnesses and traveling to different famous landmarks around the globe.
This is only the first of three planned missions with the later two arriving in May and June, and you can enjoy talking to some colorful new characters while you hunt her down on Chrome, Android, or iOS.
Carmen Sandiego is making a big comeback with the recent Netflix animated show that launched in January being recently picked up for a second season. Additionally, Netflix is a developing a live-action film starring Gina Rodriguez.
Let us know if you were able to locate Carmen or if you just learned some fun facts about geography! If you’d like to see what else Google has got going on, check out what a possible Google game controller could look like.
Author: Nathan Anstadt
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