Google’s new adventure game takes a top-down trip through ancient Mesoamerica

/ The Descent of the Serpent is a Zelda-like game that’s chock full of actual history. I love the cute characters in the game. Screenshot by Jay Peters / The Verge

Google’s Arts & Culture division has released a charming new educational game all about ancient Mesoamerica. The game, The Descent of the Serpent, is available to play right now in your browser or via the Google Arts & Culture iOS and Android apps.

There’s a light plot to Descent of the Serpent, shown in a short video that plays at the beginning of the game. While exploring a museum, a large artifact is stolen by Tezcatlipoca, the

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