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Terry Cavanagh releases Flappy Bird tribute Maverick Bird

Super Hexagon and VVVVVV creator Terry Cavanagh has released a free Flash tribute to the ill-fated Flappy Bird. It’s called Maverick Bird and adds Cavanagh’s trademark brutal and simplistic visual style to Dong Nguyen’s one-button twitch gameplay. It also features a track called Vietnam by electronic music artist Kozilek And …

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Nintendo wasn’t concerned by Flappy Bird’s pipes

Much of the criticism aimed at now-defunct smartphone title Flappy Bird concerned allegations of IP infringement. Some quarters of the press and development community criticised the game’s creator Dong Nguyen for his use of a green pipe design that quite clearly references Nintendo’s Mario platform series. However, Nintendo spokesperson Yasuhiro …

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Social media death threats for Flappy Bird’s Nguyen

The gaming fandom has once again put itself to shame following its reaction to the pulling of Flappy Bird. Creator Dong Nguyen removed the game from app stores yesterday, saying that I cannot take this anymore”. It’s not hard to see why. As spotted by Develop, recent tweets to Nguyen …

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Flappy Bird is dead as clones flood app stores

True to his word, developer Doug Nguyen has removed smartphone hit Flappy Bird from app stores. Nguyen on Saturday said he would pull the game within 24 hours, claiming on Twitter that I cannot take it anymore”, possibly referencing the sudden surge of attention he’d received following the game’s sudden …

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Creator is pulling Flappy Bird from app stores

The developer of hit mobile sensation Flappy Bird has said he will be removing the game from all app stores following intense scrutiny of the title. In a series of tweets, Vietnam-based creator Dong Nguyen said Flappy Bird will be taken offline tomorrow (Sunday February 9th) as he "cannot take …

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Flappy Bird is generating $50k in ad revenue every day

The chances are that by now you’ve probably heard of Flappy Bird It’s a basic (but seemingly addictive) mobile game that’s been consuming users’ lives having dominated the top of the App Store and Google Play for the past month. It’s sudden rise to popularity is particularly interesting considering it …

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