Google Doodle Celebrates Roswell’s Pop Culture Status
On the 66th anniversary of the Roswell UFO crashing, the web giant offers an interactive game involving aliens and flying saucers.
We’re back in the doubts and mysteries of 1947 with today’s Google Doodle, a side-scrolling game involving an alien and a crashed UFO. Riffing on the mystery of the infamous Roswell UFO crash’s 66th anniversary, the web giant’s doodle game is in typical style: Sophisticated, humorous but questioning, a play on the real world and putting the past in the words and design of contemporary culture.
Amidst all the conspiracy theories and pop culture that surrounds the Roswell UFO crash, the US Air Force released a final report that says that the UFO was simply a weather ballon and the alien figures that were sighted were actually test dummies.