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After killing the Flappy Bird that laid the golden egg, creator settles into his success

After killing the Flappy Bird that laid the golden egg, creator settles into his success

Dong Nguyen is the developer behind one of the most infamous iOS games to appear (then disappear) in recent memory: the incredibly simple yet challenging game Flappy Bird. Now, for the first time, he's speaking about his experience. Rolling Stone: Since taking Flappy Bird down, he says he's...
App Store now rejecting Flappy Bird copy-cats

App Store now rejecting Flappy Bird copy-cats

Flappy Bird became number one on the App Store before the developer pulled it, but that just left a huge sucking vacuum for a ton of copy-cat apps to try and make some money in its stead. Thankfully, Apple — and apparently Google as well — is now rejecting apps with Flappy in their title....
iMore show 389: Fake iPhone 6 pics

iMore show 389: Fake iPhone 6 pics

Rene and Peter talk about fake iPhone 6 picks, and when and how to cover them, our iPhone 6 wants, Apple TV 4 rumors and desires, TWC/Comcast, Flappy Bird requiem, and your questions answered! Subscribe in iTunes: Audio Subscribe in RSS: Audio Download...

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Flappy Bird creator releasing latest game, Swing Copters, this week

Flappy Bird creator releasing latest game, Swing Copters, this week

Flappy Bird developer Dong Nguyen will be releasing his latest game, Swing Copters, on the App Store this Thursday. Like Flappy Bird, Swing Copters has an 8-bit art style, and asks you to guide your character through obsticals to get through the levels. It also shares a similar addictive nature...
Flappy Bird written in Swift

Developer builds Flappy Bird clone in Swift with 4 hours experience

As part of its WWDC 2014 keynote address, Apple introduced Swift, their new programming language. Now one of the company's own programmers has created a clone of the popular mobile game Flappy Bird with Swift to show how easy it is to make a game with the language. The programmer, Nate Murray...
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Flappy Bird will make triumphant return in August

Flappy Bird, the game everyone loved to hate, will be making a refreshed return later this year according to its developer, Dong Nguyen. During an interview with CNBC, Nguyen says that a new version of the game will be multiplayer and less addictive. A main reason why the game was originally...
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Flappy Bird is coming back to the App Store. Eventually

Flappy Bird may have been taken away from us, but it looks like it's coming back. Eventually. The developer, Dong Nguyen, famously pulled the insanely popular game from both the App Store and Google Play. But according to a recent tweet, the bird will fly again: @painfullpacman Yes. But not soon...
After killing the Flappy Bird that laid the golden egg, creator settles into his success

After killing the Flappy Bird that laid the golden egg, creator settles into his success

Dong Nguyen is the developer behind one of the most infamous iOS games to appear (then disappear) in recent memory: the incredibly simple yet challenging game Flappy Bird. Now, for the first time, he's speaking about his experience. Rolling Stone: Since taking Flappy Bird down, he says he's...
App Store now rejecting Flappy Bird copy-cats

App Store now rejecting Flappy Bird copy-cats

Flappy Bird became number one on the App Store before the developer pulled it, but that just left a huge sucking vacuum for a ton of copy-cat apps to try and make some money in its stead. Thankfully, Apple — and apparently Google as well — is now rejecting apps with Flappy in their title....
iMore show 389: Fake iPhone 6 pics

iMore show 389: Fake iPhone 6 pics

Rene and Peter talk about fake iPhone 6 picks, and when and how to cover them, our iPhone 6 wants, Apple TV 4 rumors and desires, TWC/Comcast, Flappy Bird requiem, and your questions answered! Subscribe in iTunes: Audio Subscribe in RSS: Audio Download...
5 great games to help you forget Flappy Bird

5 great games to help you forget Flappy Bird

The best iPhone and iPad games to get your mind off Flappy Bird's demise Now that the absolutely insane Flappy Bird title is gone from the App Store, you may be looking for something to cleanse your gaming palate. For all of its addictiveness (which is the very reason the developer removed it...
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Flappy Bird demise caused by addiction, not Nintendo

Flappy Bird may have flown away, but the media attention continues. Despite having an apparent issue with the attention, developer Dong Nguyen has taken the time to speak to the team at Forbes outlining his reasons for pulling the insanely popular game. And it doesn't have anything to do with...
Flappy Bird developer pulling the game: "I cannot take this anymore."

Flappy Bird developer pulling the game: "I cannot take this anymore."

If you haven't grabbed Flappy Bird from the App Store yet and you're wondering what all the fuss is about, you better grab it soon. Developer Dong Nguyen says that he's done with all the attention the app is getting and he's pulling it offline within the next 24 hours. Nguyen, through his...

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