Beastie Boys Create Google Earth Driving Game

The Beastie Boys have released a little game to help promote an album on their web site. The game lets you drive around a police car like a mad man using the Google Earth plugin. You can start up some Beastie Boys music in the upper right while playing the game. Use the cursor keys to drive around. Find some hills to jump in the air. (Unfortunately, at the moment the game isn’t working. The developer didn’t properly register his API key, so the application is temporarily disabled.) You can see what the game looks like in this video clip:


Actually, it’s pretty simple to create your own game like this. The game is based on a sample application by Google called Monster Milktruck . The only difference with the Beastie Boys version is the use of the police car 3D model, and the fact you can play some of their music along with the game.

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