Google the term ‘Zerg Rush’ you will be in for a big surprise.

If you Google the term ‘Zerg Rush’ you will be in for a big surprise.

As soon as you do, the coloured letters ‘O’ turn into aliens that devour the page – and you can click on the little ‘aliens’ to kill them.


Even by Google’s standards, though, this joke is particularly geeky.

The ‘Zerg’ are one of the races in a strategy game, Starcraft – and experienced players often rely on the ‘Zerg rush’ to win games. 


The verb ‘to Zerg’ is now often used in other online games, meaning to overwhelm an enemy through sheer force of numbers. 


 

The game Starcraft was released in 1998, but is still played today. 


Maker Blizzard entertainment says, ‘In the distant future, the newly formed Terran Dominion faces the arrival of two hostile alien races: the savage Zerg and the enigmatic Protoss. Gather resources and expand your forces to lead them to victory. The only allies are enemies. The only choice is war.’

You have to search from the Google home page to make the ‘trick’ work, and it may not work in mobile browsers or some desktop browsers. 

Once the game is over, the letters form the message 'GG' - meaning 'Good Game', a sign-off often used by players of Starcraft and other online games

Once the game is over, the letters form the message ‘GG’ – meaning ‘Good Game’, a sign-off often used by players of Starcraft and other online games

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2136133/Zerg-Rush-Easter-Egg-Google-giggle-turns-O-letters-alien-invaders.html#ixzz1uGyvB9b5

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