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Nguyen pondering Flappy Bird return, will release new game this month

The creator of Flappy Bird has said that he is considering re-releasing the title. Shy Vietnamese developer Dong Nguyen famously pulled surprise hit Flappy Bird from app stores last month after saying that its success was too much to bear. However, in an interview with Rolling Stone he says that …

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There are people who want you to crowdfund a plush Flappy Bird controller

What’s better than a free clone of Flappy Bird on iOS or Android? The answer: definitely not a clone that costs $15 and comes with a large fluffy Bluetooth controller. Nonetheless, that option is available to you thanks to a new crowdfunding venture from ZowPow. It’s called Flappy and is …

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60 Flappy Bird clones hit Apple App Store daily – report

An average of 60 Flappy Bird clones are uploaded onto the iTunes App Store every day, according to a new report. Pocket Gamer delves into the ongoing craze started by Dong Nguyen’s creation Flappy Bird, and the effects it’s had on the mobile market. After rocketing up Apple’s charts and …

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One third of one day’s new iOS games were Flappy Bird clones

Welcome to the world of mobile gaming. A stunning report in The Guardian has revealed that of the 300 new iOS games that were released on the App Store yesterday, 95 were Flappy Bird clones. These include the likes of Tappy Bieber, Flappy Penguin – Revenge, Flappy Monsters, Tappy Duck, …

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Apple and Google rejecting Flappy Bird clones from app stores

New game submissions containing the word ‘Flappy’ are reportedly being rejected by both Apple and Google. A seemingly endless stream of clones have hit both the App Store and Google Play since the removal of Dong Nguyen’s original Flappy Bird but TechCrunch reports that a number of developers have now …

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eBay pulls Flappy Bird smartphone listings

Listings for phones and tablets carrying the now-deleted Flappy Bird have been pulled from auction site eBay. The Guardian reports that users who had listed such items are being told that they violated the site’s T&C’s. Smartphones and tablets must be restored to factory settings before they are allowed to …

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