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Flappy Bird killed; creator pulls game from Internet

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Flappy Bird, the simple, but maddeningly difficult mobile phone game, was permanently taken down by its creator, Dong Nguyen, on Sunday. The Vietnamese designer said the rapid success of the game 'ruined' his 'peaceful life', making him hate his own creation. Nguyen, who has made a number of simple games for mobile phones, launched Flappy Bird in May. It took off in December, garnering a total of 50 million downloads, and generating $50,000 a day in advertising, at the peak of its popularity. The game is very simple. Players must safely guide a small bird through the narrow spaces of a series of staggered pipes. Any bumps or misses will kill it, sending the player to start again. Despite its popularity and financial reward, Nguyen said he removed the game from all of its online platforms, including iTurnes and the Google Play store. Users who had previously downloaded the game can continue to play it, though it will no longer be available to new consumers. Reports have offered a number of reasons why Nguyen may have taken down the game, despite his claims that it disrupted his personal peace. The bird flies through pipes that are very similar to those seen in Nintendo's Super Mario Brothers, leading some to believe that the Japanese game maker might have put pressure on Nguyen. Others suspect the success of the game may have initially relied on the use of bots to boost early downloads. Some observers, such as blogger Robert Scoble, believe the move is a marketing ploy to increase publicity for future releases. ----------------------------------------­----------------------------------------­ Welcome to TomoNews, where we animate the most entertaining news on the internets. Come here for an animated look at viral headlines, US news, celebrity gossip, salacious scandals, dumb criminals and much more! Subscribe now for daily news animations that will knock your socks off. For news that's fun and never boring, visit our channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/TomoNewsUS Subscribe to stay updated on all the top stories: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=TomoNewsUS Stay connected with us here: Facebook http://www.facebook.com/TomoNewsUS Twitter @tomonewsus http://www.twitter.com/TomoNewsUS Google+ http://gplus.to/TomoNewsUS Instagram @tomonewsus http://instagram.com/tomonewsus -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- Please watch: "Crying dog breaks the internet’s heart — but this sad dog story has a happy ending" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4prKTN9bYQc -~-~~-~~~-~~-~-
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Текстовые комментарии (89)
Slushi Squishi (27 дней назад)
You kidding IT is on app store
nitro tube (3 месяца назад)
I really hate flappy bird my cousin beat game he said not play anymore
Mr. Eugene Krabs (3 месяца назад)
Your pronounced his last name wrong
LunaWolf :3 (4 месяца назад)
Omg I hate flappy bird I’m bad at it;-; BUT HA I WIN NOW
Alex TLion (5 месяцев назад)
Flappy was here
Eve Wolverine (5 месяцев назад)
its fake
Lucio Briones (5 месяцев назад)
You can find APKs on Google but it only works on android.
Razor claw the Robo raptor (6 месяцев назад)
NOOOOO
Theenderkid d (6 месяцев назад)
Yay woo hoo
Eazytoasty (6 месяцев назад)
Rip flappy
林曉如 (8 месяцев назад)
yay
Dat Guy (8 месяцев назад)
Forever? I can still download it off the internet as an apk. All the Google Play Game services still work with it.
The TGTHD (8 месяцев назад)
You’re right, TomoNews! These pipes are exactly what I thought they look like to me!
Lock (10 месяцев назад)
NO WHAT REALLY HAPPEND IS HE HACKED THE CHART OF APP STORE
Lock (10 месяцев назад)
NO WHAT REALLY HAPPEND IS HE HACKED THE CHART OF APP STORE
Lock (10 месяцев назад)
Lier
Tmntlover1936 (10 месяцев назад)
Dong nguyen removed it because a kid murdered his brother because he had a higher score
Julie Hom (10 месяцев назад)
R.I.P Flappy Bird
Mr. Eugene Krabs (10 месяцев назад)
The creator of flappy bird lives in Vietnam? Because I’m vietnamese
cyber ismailia (11 месяцев назад)
50 000 $ ?! how can it be possible I spent my entire life making video games but to no evail, i'm still a rat in cage with 0 $
Ghoul (1 год назад)
3 phones later
《The Gøvernør》 (1 год назад)
Its still available for the people using Aptoide.
AiDeN FrIeDmAn-YeTtAw (1 год назад)
or something similar like that
DevGamingChannel // DGC (1 год назад)
Flappy bird is kinda boring
Xx Squadflow xX (1 год назад)
Wait i thought.. It was a copyright of mario (the pipes)
GE0M3TRY (1 месяц назад)
That's the point
Xx Squadflow xX (1 год назад)
I
me (1 год назад)
I still have it lol
Gabriel Hensley (1 год назад)
Why Did He Kill My Favorite Game? How Rude! ;-;
DatSwagMaster (4 месяца назад)
wrong gth
Alexander Chernyakov (9 месяцев назад)
Try to play "Ouchy bird"
Kirpal Singh Dhillon (11 месяцев назад)
To play watch my video https://youtu.be/n566tMqkaS0
WoLF DaRk BuLly Bully (1 год назад)
Well he suicide:( and they think because it had to do something with the game
Video Gamer2 (1 год назад)
flappy bird hack
Cherokeejames1 (1 год назад)
YAY!!!FINALY HE GONE!!!!!
Razor claw the Robo raptor (6 месяцев назад)
Cherokeejames1 BOOOOOOO
Harry Potter PotterHead (6 месяцев назад)
why does this comment have so much hate? lol triggered kids
La'shaughn Costa (7 месяцев назад)
Cherokeejames1 shut up
CraftedGoldenApple Z (1 год назад)
Cherokeejames1 your going to hell
MasterHB Zone (1 год назад)
the game is still downloadable... if you had downloaded the game once, then deleted it... go to my all apps downloaded in play store. then scroll down until you find flappy bird. then download it and enjoy!
Tmntlover1936 (10 месяцев назад)
Kirpal Singh Dhillon or watch how to pros do it search how to download flappy bird after removal
Kirpal Singh Dhillon (11 месяцев назад)
Or you could watch my video https://youtu.be/n566tMqkaS0
tim hodges (1 год назад)
MasterHB Zone I
William Ordas (1 год назад)
still playin
Mr Bean Parodies (1 год назад)
Don't tell me he hauxed his death for a game just to get away from it all?
ItalicCroos (1 год назад)
Mr Bean Parodies he simply removed the product from markets, "killing" it.
OldSchooHipHopFan777 (1 год назад)
Its still on.. :/
Pup - tendo (1 год назад)
Thats not Fair!! I LOVE THAT FREAKIN GAME!!!!!!!!!
Roses of The Darkness (1 год назад)
I actually get why Dong Nguyen took it down...
Somebody (2 года назад)
He took it off because people were shooting themselves and jumping of buildings over it
It's LEISURE TIME (5 месяцев назад)
He took it off by Vietnam's rules
Ben MiMi (2 года назад)
Tomonews is fucking retarded
Brayden Serson (3 года назад)
I still have flappy bird on my iPad
Ryan Murphy (3 года назад)
F$$k flappy bird
Sparkz HD (4 года назад)
i still have the game
Kirpal Singh Dhillon (11 месяцев назад)
To play watch my video https://youtu.be/n566tMqkaS0
Buttercup ding along (1 год назад)
I checked on my phone and. I WAS SO SAD CAUSE FLAPPY BIRD WAS GONE
johnny doan (4 года назад)
Evey one sucks dong made a new season
Mr. CreepyBear (4 года назад)
I got 60 score
I don't see how people liked the game...I played it and I think it was retarded as f*ck...
Juhani Soininen (4 года назад)
i want the game to be in  appstore
make me food (4 года назад)
It was until the creator deleted it
bryanAU44 (4 года назад)
What's the point of making a game that later will delete
HelenWinn10 (4 года назад)
That's my last name :-)
Qirin Ezra (4 года назад)
Flappy no i never download it yet
God Hates Heavy Metal (4 года назад)
Flappy doge is good game also, but if you miss the original flappy bird, just download it via aptoid
O-Town (4 года назад)
Why does everybody complain about the game is deleted. Once you have downloaded it you have it! -.- and u can still play the fucking game
BulletPlayzStuff (4 года назад)
its because they fucking suck at the game they suck so much at the game from what i heard they threatened to kill the creator of the game
Epro Polardy (4 года назад)
No one crys like that
Ferny (4 года назад)
I got 99
Zathan (4 года назад)
123 You dumb ass no he didnt
MrCrystalLightTea (4 года назад)
No he killed himself.
SadisticalShadow (4 года назад)
Ya know My high score is 35 got it last night....... I CAN STILL PLAY THE GAME!!
SadisticalShadow (4 года назад)
COMPLETE BULLSHIT
Irena Natasha (4 года назад)
I Know Its Adicctable,Good Thing I Did Not Download It I HATE FLAPPY BIRD
(Gent)Francis 🌚🌚🌚 (4 года назад)
Wait. I just downloaded it. No joke. I think it's because I'm on the Chinese App Store. Idk if it's that or just magic.
Stoney Cruz (4 года назад)
play "clumsy bird" same shit
TODDIE (4 года назад)
He stopped the game because all the angry player's sent him death threats and apparently his house got egged (That's what my brother told me)Thank's a lot you fucking idiots
Raffy Ibasco (4 года назад)
most of these "death threats" are sarcastic in nature....this kid just took it too seriously..I would actually take it as a compliment and just laugh it out..
Eric Carter (4 года назад)
He was worried about his family getting kidnapped or worse. Dong apparently received death threats.
heresteven (4 года назад)
Fuck.. I missed it
Lebron Curry (4 года назад)
btw i think dong commited suicide
Asik (4 года назад)
Im still have it on my phone xD
William Gonzalez (4 года назад)
NO WHY! I JUST GOT A NEW HIGH SCORE OF 45
GAMER HD (4 года назад)
It make a kid kill his brother and makes people break almost 10 phone break a day and what I do to flappy bird I punch my screen and almost break it "."

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