Thursday, December 18, 2008

'Sock and Awe' Web Game Lets Users Throw Shoes at Bush

A Briton has launched a web based game where users can throw their shows at a cartoon like image of U.S. President George Bush.

Sock and Awe
A screen shot of the `Sock and Awe` game is seen in a photo taken on December 18, 2008. ( photo)

Alex Tew launched the "Sock and Awe" game at the website Users have 30 seconds to throw as many shoes at the ducking president behind a rostrum, according to Agnce France Presse.

The term "sock and awe" is similar to "Shock and Awe," a name given the military operation to bomb Baghdad, Iraq starting in the war's second night.

According to the site more than 47 million shoes had hit the President in the game.

Tew, 24, previously launched the "," a site which sells pixels to people for a dollar each.


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