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Flappy Bird Release Date

Act surprised: official Flappy Bird game is returning this summer

May 15th, 2014

The addictive Flappy Bird game is returning to app stores this August, developer Dong Nguyen told CNBC in an interview, complete with new features, including multiplayer support and “less addictive” gameplay. The developer pulled the game from the App Store and the Google Play store earlier this year, fearing that it became too addictive for …

Rovio Retry Flappy Bird Clone

Video: Rovio is the latest company to clone Flappy Bird

May 6th, 2014

Rovio has soft-launched Retry in Finland, Poland and Canada, Arctic Startup reports. The new game is inspired by the legendary Flappy Bird, although it’s not exactly a copy of the hit mobile game. However, Retry is still an 8-bit side-scrolling game that will invariably remind users of its more popular predecessor, even though it brings some new features …

How To Make Millions From Smartphone Games

Why overnight mobile gaming millionaires feel guilty about their riches

April 4th, 2014

Let’s say you tossed together a cheesy-looking video game about a bird flying through pipes that inexplicably became an overnight sensation and made you an instant millionaire. Would you feel good about yourself or would you feel a pang of guilt that your crappy game has made you more money than people out there who …

When Will Flappy Bird Return

Flappy Bird to officially make its triumphant return to the App Store

March 19th, 2014

Has it only been a month since Flappy Bird mania gripped the world? Sadly, it has and Flappy Bird creator Dong Nguyen seems to have realized that he walked away from a huge pile of money when he quickly dropped his game from the App Store and Google Play back in February. Gawker has spotted a …

Twitterrific Flappy Bird Easter Egg

Video: Twitterrific makes what is hopefully the last Flappy Bird homage

February 25th, 2014

Flappy Bird is dead, and all of the shameless clones in world won’t bring it back. Despite the game’s fading relevance, the developers of the Twitterrific app have opted to pay tribute to game that stole our hearts with a recent update. iDownloadBlog happened across a simplistic Flappy Bird clone called Ollie Soars hidden within …

Flappy Bird High Score Game Ending Concept

Video: Here’s how Flappy Bird should end

February 19th, 2014

A new video posted on YouTube imagines how the endless Flappy Bird game might actually end. User pipocaVFX proposes that once the 999 score is reached, the game should end with a Mario-like boss killing the Flappy Bird. This game ending is not real in any way, as it’s just a computer-generated visual sequence showing the Flappy …

How To Sell iPhone Flappy Bird

This cash-for-gadgets site is paying extra for phones with Flappy Bird

February 18th, 2014

Are you angry that online auction giant eBay isn’t allowing you to sell your smartphone with Flappy Birds installed for $1,000 or more? Well we’re likely now approaching the tail end of the Flappy Bird phenomenon anyway, but some companies are still finding creative new ways to capitalize on the craze before it vanishes. One such …

New Flappy Bird Download

Video: Flappy Bird game may actually live on after all

February 18th, 2014

While the simple, yet infuriatingly difficult to play Flappy Bird game has been officially removed from app stores out of guilt, the game name may actually live on for other similar apps. While some developers are simply looking to make a quick buck in the fallout of Flappy Bird’s removal by releasing all sorts of clones including …

Flappy Bird iOS Android Clone

Apple, Google, clamping down on Flappy Bird clones

February 17th, 2014

The Flappy Bird phenomenon did not end a week ago with its developer taking the app down out of guilt. Instead, after the unexpected disappearance of the addictive game, many clones popped up in app stores, trying to bank on the popularity of Flappy Bird. But TechCrunch reports that won’t be possible anymore, as both …