When former President George W. Bush was attacked in Iraq by an irate journalist wielding shoes, it inspired at least seven different games based on the event.
Perhaps the most popular of those was Sock and Awe, by Alex Tew, which tasked players with hitting Bush fictional shoes. Tew eventually put the game up for sale on eBay, and a company called Fubra bought it for just less than $8,000. But Fubra contends that it made its money back in 48 hours by putting ads in the game.
May 8, 2009 4:00 AM PDT
Photo by: Fubra
| Caption by: Daniel Terdiman
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