Posts Tagged ‘Flappy Bird’

Flappy Bird was undeniably one of the biggest successes in mobile gaming we’ve witnessed since the Angry Birds franchise made the scene. And being pulled by its developer when the game had reached an all-time high in terms of fame and revenue – on both the iTunes App Store and Google Play Store – it was strongly believed that the game will never see the light of day again, until now.

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Yes, there are ways that you can still download and enjoy Flappy Bird on your mobile device such as the iPhone and Android, and we’ve got all the details for you right here.

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Flappy Bird may have been shot down by its own developer a couple of weekends ago, but its legacy continues to live on. As well as the tens of millions of casual gamers that managed to get in before the proverbial lock, the game has continued to spawn various clones, mock-ups, and rather entertaining video clips. If you’ve been frustrated by the title, and intrigued to know what happens when level 999 is reached, then you’ll be pleased to learn that it has been achieved, and you can watch the grand finale after the break!

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Flappy Bird was recently pulled from the App Store and Google Play Store at the height of its popularity by developer Dong Nguyen, and although his reasons for removing the app appear to have been well-intended, folks have sought to cash in on the title’s fame in a variety of ways.

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Just when you thought that the whole Flappy Bird debacle couldn’t get any more weird, here we are to tell you that no, actually, it turns out that things can get weird and then move themselves onto a completely new plane. A plane where people like to take a game that isn’t really the most visually pleasing and then modify it so that it looks somewhat different. Still not appealing, but different.

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Whenever an app or game becomes popularized, scammers with ulterior motives usually seek to exploit the situation by using them as a way to push their sinister utilities. Flappy Bird, which has been dominating the headlines of late, would seem a prime mode of distributing malicious software, and unfortunately for users of Google’s Android, that’s exactly what is happening right now.

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The developer of the immensely popular Flappy Bird took the decision to remove the title from both the App Store and Google Play Store over the weekend in a move that left many stunned and confused. With over 50 million downloads and banner ads generating a reported $50,000 per day, it was the kind of overnight success story that many developers dream of, but developer Dong Nguyen didn’t see things that way. After a few says of silence, Nguyen has finally stepped out and explained his motives behind removing Flappy Bird, details of which you can find after the break.

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As with anything that becomes part of popular culture, recently-pulled Flappy Bird game has already spawned one or two copycat / spin-off titles. Doge, for those unfamiliar, is an Internet meme depicted by a Shiba Inus dog, and since said meme is predominantly used to invoke humor, one particularly funny guy has come up with the idea of ‘Flappy Doge,’ a Web-based browser game that essentially replaces some of Flappy Bird’s graphics with those relating to Doge. But hey, if you just want your old game back, there’s also a HTML5-based clone edition of Flappy Bird, too!

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The hit game Flappy Bird was abruptly pulled from the App Store and Google Play over the weekend, with the developer behind the popular title seemingly unable to handle the sudden wave of media attention. At this point in time, it looks very much as though the game isn’t coming back, and naturally, some have sought to capitalize on this fact. They say you can get just about anything on eBay, and they weren’t wrong; selling for a higher-than-usual price, you can pick up an iPhone 5s in Space Gray – with Flappy Bird installed.

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It seems we can’t go longer than an hour without Flappy Bird making its way into the news, and the latest headline to feature the game that everyone is talking about comes courtesy of unlikely happenings. Following news that Flappy Bird’s developer has pulled the popular game from both the App Store and Google Play Store, it seems those wanting to get their flappy fix might be in for some good news.

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It’s been a big couple of weeks for Flappy Bird gamers. Almost from nowhere, Flappy Bird popped up at the top of the App Store and Play Store free app charts and since then it’s been a real rollercoaster ride. First we had the discussion about just how much the free game is raking in through in-game ads, with some claiming the figure to be around the $50,000 mark per day. Then we were treated to the drama that followed news that the game’s developer actually disliked the attention his work was receiving.

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It’s all kicking off in the world of mobile gaming today, with the news that runaway success Flappy Bird is on the verge of being pulled from the App Store and Google Play Store after its developer took to Twitter to announce the news.

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