Google's Splatoon Easter Egg Lets You Paint Search Results

Inject a splash of Nintendo shooter color into your searches.

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A Google search screenshot covered in colorful paint splashes with the Splatoon Easter egg

You can cover your Google searches with paint.

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Google is celebrating the launch of Splatoon 3 on Nintendo Switch with a colorful Easter egg that gives you the chance to cover your search results with paint, as previously reported by Nintendo Life. The threequel shooter sold millions of copies immediately after its launch last month.

To splatter your search results, Google "Splatoon," "Splatoon 2" or "Splatoon 3" and you'll see the game's title in a box. It'll be right at the top on mobile or to the right of the list under some images on desktop. There'll also be a conspicuous animated blob of paint beside the title.

Clicking or tapping on the paint will give you the ability to fire paint all over your browser tab. You can wipe the paint away with an icon that appears at the bottom of the screen.

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