New online Shakespeare game becomes internet hit

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An online Shakespeare game based on Romeo and Juliet has become an internet hit, drawing in 22 million players worldwide.

"Romeo wherefore art thou" sees web users take on the role of one of Shakespeare's most famous characters, as he collects flowers for Juliet.

Initially commissioned by Shakespeare Country tourist site, the game has become a surprise hit with a third of the amount of the UK's population said to have played it.

The aim is to collect enough roses for your sweetheart Juliet, and with Valentines Day drawing closer, is proving a fitting game for wannabe Romeo's.

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