All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Dong Nguyen’

Flappy Bird Creator Returns with Another Impossible Game

Dong Nguyen, the guy who created one of the most addictive and polarizing mobile games in recent memory and then yanked it out from under everyone, has just launched his follow up effort. Swing Copters is now available on iOS and Android, and it borrows some of the same look and feel of Nguyen’s crack-like offering, Flappy Bird. Swing Copters …

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Flappy Bird Returning in August with Multiplayer

As 2014 was just beginning, a new craze was taking over the smartphone-using world. It was a simple, addictive, yet highly difficult little game called Flappy Bird. It became such a sensation that its creator, Dong Nguyen, decided he “just couldn’t take it anymore” and decided to pull it from the App Store. Near riots ensued (or as close as …

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Flappy Bird App to Return, but ‘Not Soon’

Flappy Birds creator Dong Nguyen confirmed via Twitter Wednesday that the now defunct app will be back, but “not soon,” only once he is finished working on it. Nguyen, the 29-year-old Vietnamese independent developer behind the popular yet difficult game, used Twitter last month to announce he would be removing Flappy Bird from app stores last month, citing death threats …

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Flappy Bird Is Coming Back, Says Developer

Wednesday, when asked on Twitter whether he’d ever put Flappy Bird back in the App Store, the games creator Dong Nguyen responded with the answer that many former addicts wanted to hear: Yes. Of course, this all rests on Nguyen and him, you know, not lying and stuff–but as far as straight from the horse’s mouth, you can’t get any …

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Flappy Bird Creator Threatened After Pulling Game

Vietnam-based developer Nguyễn Hà Đông had achieved much success with his mobile game, Flappy Bird. In fact, according to The Verge, it was earning $50,000 per day. The side-scrolling game’s objective was to direct a flying bird, which moves continuously to the right, between each oncoming set of pipes without colliding with them. If it collides with the pipes, the …

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