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Popular Flappy Bird Game Mysteriously Grounded

TIME - 09 Feb 2014
Nguyen has a couple of other mobile games — Super Ball Juggling and Shuriken Block — that are doing well enough, but aren't nearly as popular as Flappy Bird. ... And Nguyen brushed aside the suggestion that he deleted the game to appease attorneys.
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Time to pay respect to Flappy Bird, the best dead game of 2017

Polygon - 12 Dec 2017
By the end of January 2014, Flappy Bird became the most downloaded game on the App Store. Less than two weeks later, the game's creator, Dong Nguyen, would delete it following mass outcry over allegations of plagiarized gameplay mechanics and ...
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Here's the real reason Flappy Bird was removed

BGR - 13 Feb 2014
In an exclusive interview with Forbes, Flappy Bird developer Dong Nguyen has revealed the real reason he removed the extremely popular app from the App Store and the Google Play Store. According to Nguyen, the game's addictiveness is what convinced ...
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'Flappy Bird' Creator Says He's Taking The Game Down

Forbes - 08 Feb 2014
I suppose with the amount of flack Nguyen has taken, it can wear on someone, but why delete Flappy Bird and not his other popular, also simplistic titles? If his other games become even more popular and are subsequently also criticized, will he take ...
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RIP Flappy Bird – why the bird has taken its last flight

NME.com (blog) - 23 Sep 2017
Flappy Bird. The ridiculous retro styled mobile game, where you literally just try to make a bird fly through green pipes without hitting them. On the surface it sounds a bit crap, but as we all discovered in 2013 when it hit the market, it's actually ...
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The Three Best Alternatives to Flappy Bird

Slate Magazine (blog) - 13 Feb 2014
Even before Dong Nguyen rocked the mobile-gaming world by removing his sublimely simple smash hit Flappy Bird from app stores, knockoffs of the game had become a cottage industry of their own. Fly Birdie, City Bird, Clumsy Bird, Flappy Bee, and Flappy ...
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'Flappy Bird' Deleted: This Chinese Robot Will Beat Your High Score

International Business Times - 25 Feb 2014
Think you're great at “Flappy Bird?” Think again. This Chinese robot probably has you beat. Developers Liu Yang and Shi Xuekun created a robot that's astonishingly adept at playing the frustrating app. The machine uses a webcam to detect the game's ...
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Dong Nguyen May Have Lost The Rights To Flappy Bird

Business Insider - 23 Mar 2014
As Venture Beat noted, Apple's rules state that Nguyen gave up his rights to the oh-so-popular Flappy Bird name when he deleted it from the app store. In the meantime, Mobile Media Partners snapped up the name and even has a pending trademark on the ...
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'Flappy Bird' Is Dead, Long Live 'Splashy Fish'

Forbes - 20 Feb 2014
In one of the strangest, most interesting gaming stories of the mobile era, Dong Nguyen, creator of #1 hit Flappy Bird, deleted the hugely profitable game from the app store this past weekend. Nguyen claimed the game had caused him personal stress due ...
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The iOS 11 32-Bit Appocalypse Isn't Actually That Bad

WIRED - 30 Sep 2017
But iOS 11 also thins the App Store herd, obsoleting older 32-bit apps with a single update. In other words, certain classics—like Flappy Bird—won't work anymore. That culling has left plenty of iPhone owners anxious. Apple intentionally breaking ...

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