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Why Flappy Bird Had to Die

Slate Magazine - 10 Feb 2014
This past weekend, 29-year-old Vietnamese game designer Dong Nguyen removed Flappy Bird from app stores, tweeting, “I cannot take this anymore.” The 50 million people who had already downloaded the improbable smash hit can still play it on their ...
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One giant sale: Neil Armstrong's collection goes to auction

CTV News - 20 Jul 2018
"Space is one of the very, very few categories that every single person seems to be interested in," Rohan said. "You show somebody something from the space program, and they are fascinated by it." Bids can be taken online, by phone or in person.
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Mobile-gaming titans keep ripping off indies

Engadget - 11 Jul 2018
Ketchapp is also behind Skyward, a game that looks suspiciously like Monument Valley, and Run Bird Run, which riffs on the Flappy Bird idea. Ketchapp is owned by Assassin's Creed publisher Ubisoft. Voodoo and Ketchapp are two of the biggest publishers ...
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US terror troll who targeted Aust jailed

SBS - 25 Jun 2018
An autistic Florida internet troll who posed online as Perth jihadist "Australi Witness" and told an FBI informant he was organising a terror attack in Melbourne has been jailed in the US for 10 years. ...
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Fun and addicting Aloha Surfer app developed by Hawaii resident

Hawaiimagazine.com - 11 Jul 2018
Reminiscent of the 2014 viral sensation, Flappy Bird, Hawaii resident Zachary Kline created the game in hopes of combining his love of Hawaii and his newfound interest in app development. “I just recently got into app development," says Kline. "I self ...
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In defense of asset flips on Steam

VentureBeat - 12 Jul 2018
Flappy Bird was the arcade-style oddity for mobile phones that had you guiding one of nature's less gift avian creatures through a series of green pipe obstacles, and it looked a lot like Super Mario World in its visual design. This led some critics to ...
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Technologies that lost the battle of time

The Hindu - 03 Jul 2018
With a simple premise, unwieldy controls and an excruciating difficulty curve, Flappy Bird took the world by storm. By early January 2014, the game was topping app store charts and increasing Nguyen's wealth significantly, before the developer pulled ...
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Rainawari engineer builds Kashmir's first gaming studio

Greater Kashmir - 25 Jun 2018
Gaming Industry has been offering a vast array of opportunities to the young developers and so has a young Kashmiri man decided to invest his skills in this field. The creation of this virtual world involves different dimensions of art to which only a ...
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There's an official book about Flappy Bird, for some reason

Zam News - 14 May 2018
“Developer Behind 'Flappy Bird,' The Impossible Game Blowing Up The App Store, Says He Just Got Lucky.” - Techcrunch. “Flappy Bird at risk of extinction as developer 'cannot take this anymore'.” - The Guardian. “iPhone with 'Flappy Bird' app hits ...
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Let the games begin

The Star Online - 12 Mar 2018
Flappy Bird may be no more, but the story proves that it doesn't always take a big studio with hundreds of people to work on a game or make it successful. Nguyen, a self-taught programmer, worked alone on the game for about three days before releasing it.
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Let's build a simple Flappy Bird clone in Android Studio

Android Authority (blog) - 18 Jan 2018
In a previous tutorial, I walked you through the process of making your first “2D game.” We built a simple script which would let a character sprite bounce around the screen. From there, I insinuated it wouldn't be too much work to turn that into a ...
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Flappy Bird online: what does the data say?

The Guardian - 03 Mar 2014
Two weeks ago, the world thought it was at peak Flappy Bird. But once the developer pulled it from the Apple and Google app stores, a swathe of versions appeared online, none more notable than flapmmo.com, which allows users to compete against each ...
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Flappy Bird | Online reaction - what really happened?

USA TODAY - 09 Feb 2014
It's been the talk of the online world this weekend — what really happened to "Flappy Bird"? The smash app, No. 1 on both the Apple and Android app stores, became more popular than Hanoi-based Dong Nguyen ever imagined, so he announced he would ...
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Atkinson's shootout winner leads US over Canada at worlds

Sportsnet.ca - 04 May 2018
HERNING, Denmark — With Connor McDavid forced to watch a shootout from the bench, Canada opened the 2018 world hockey championship by coming up short against the archrival Americans. Cam Atkinson scored the shootout winner to give the United ...
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Flappy Bird online: get your fix for free without an app

The Guardian - 12 Feb 2014
Flappy Bird might have been pulled from the app store but addicts can still play the game online on a computer, smartphone or tablet. Multiple websites have seized upon the void left by Flappy Bird's sudden removal from the Apple and Google app stores, ...

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