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Flappy Bird Maker Dong Nguyen Returns With New Game 'Swing Copters'

Flappy Bird Maker Dong Nguyen Returns With New Game 'Swing Copters'

When Dong Nguyen decided to pull out his insanely successful game from Google Play and the App Store, he felt guilty. Flappy Bi...

Aug 19 2014, 8:28am CDT

The first game on Android Wear is a Flappy Bird clone

The first game on Android Wear is a Flappy Bird clone

The game is available as Flopsy Droid in the wearables section of the Play Store....

Jul 9 2014, 2:32pm CDT

80% of Flappy Bird clones on Android and iOS contain malware

80% of Flappy Bird Clones on Android and iOS contain Malware

As if the Flappy Bird phenomenon wasn’t infectious enough to begin with, the torrent of clones that followed the app’s release...

Jun 25 2014, 5:33am CDT

Flappy Bird to Return to the App Store in August with Multiplayer

Flappy Bird to Return to the App Store in August with Multiplayer

The creator claims this time the game will be Multiplayer and 'Less Addictive'...

May 15 2014, 1:45pm CDT

Flappy Bird Returns In August With Multiplayer

Flappy Bird Returns In August With Multiplayer

The formerly press shy Dong Nguyen spoke with CNBC today to confirm the return of his smash mobile hit, Flappy Bird. Nguyen mad...

May 15 2014, 1:56am CDT

Rovio launches Flappy Bird-style game ‘Retry’

Rovio launches Flappy Bird-style game ‘Retry’

The game is available on App store for iPhone and iPad but can only be downloaded in select countries...

May 7 2014, 10:32am CDT

Top 5 Flappy Bird Remakes

Top 5 Flappy Bird Remakes

The original "Flappy Bird" game from GEARS Studio was a huge hit on iOS devices around the world. Sadly, its creator...

Apr 1 2014, 2:32pm CDT

Flappy Bird is Not Coming Soon

Flappy Bird is Not Coming Soon

The creator of Flappy Bird officially confirmed that the hit game will return to app stores. But he also said that Flappy Bird...

Mar 21 2014, 8:27am CDT

Flappy Bird will come back, but not soon, says Dong Nguyen

Flappy Bird will come back says Dong Nguyen

Dong Nguyen revealed on Twitter that he will bring back Flappy Bird. But it will be different and better....

Mar 20 2014, 10:23pm CDT

Apple Loop: iOS 7.1 Adoption, SXSW, Smartwatch Patents,

Apple Loop: iOS 7.1 Adoption, SXSW, Smartwatch Patents, Japanese Marketshare, and Flappy Bird

Keeping you in the loop on a few of the very many things that happened around Apple over the last seven days. Apple’s iOS 7.1 u...

Mar 15 2014, 1:11am CDT

Flappy Bird game developer says a new version is coming

Flappy Bird game developer says a new version is coming

Dong Nguyen: "I'm working on a new version of Flappy Bird."...

Mar 12 2014, 12:40am CDT

Flappy Bird Clones Under Attack by Apple and Google

Flappy Bird Clones Under Attack by Apple and Google

A lot of clone apps for the highly popular and addictive online game, Flappy Bird have come under attack by both Apple and Goog...

Feb 19 2014, 7:52am CST

New Flappy Bird game seeks to trademark original game

New Flappy Bird game seeks to trademark original game

Flappy Bird was abandoned by its developer and eventually removed from Google Play and the App Store. Now, sneeky developers ar...

Feb 19 2014, 2:12am CST

Flappy Bird Scandal Can Teach Indie Developers

Flappy Bird Scandal Can Teach Indie Developers

One week after developer Dong Nguyen removed viral hit game Flappy Bird from the iOS and Android stores, what lessons can other...

Feb 18 2014, 8:06am CST

Removal of Flappy Bird gives rise to fake versions of the game

Removal of Flappy Bird gives rise to fake versions of the game

as the game vanishes from app stores, scammers start developing their own fake versions...

Feb 12 2014, 12:21pm CST

10 Things You May Not Know About 'Flappy Bird'

10 Things You May Not Know About 'Flappy Bird'

There was a time when I didn’t know what Flappy Bird was, when I was blissfully unaware of its existence. There will come...

Feb 11 2014, 8:22pm CST

The Removal Of Flappy Bird And Game Addiction In Asia

The Removal Of Flappy Bird And Game Addiction In Asia

With today’s exclusive Forbes interview with developer Dong Nguyen, I believe we may have reached the end of the Flappy Bird sa...

Feb 11 2014, 8:17pm CST

That Flappy Bird You're Trying to download TODAY  can contain a virus

That Flappy Bird You're Trying to download TODAY can contain a virus

While some are still scratching their heads over Flappy Bird‘s inexplicable rise to popularity and subsequent disappearing act,...

Feb 11 2014, 6:57pm CST

Why was Flappy Bird removed from app stores??

Developer discloses reason why the game was removed...

Feb 11 2014, 11:56am CST

Dong Nguyen Gives First Interview since Death of Flappy Bird

Dong Nguyen Gives First Interview since Death of Flappy Bird

Dong Nguyen has emerged from the shadows, and amazingly, he chose to speak with Forbes’ Lan Anh Nguyen exclusively. It’s his fi...

Feb 11 2014, 2:40am CST

Exclusive: Flappy Bird Creator Dong Nguyen Says App is Gone Forever to Protect Us

Exclusive: Flappy Bird Creator Dong Nguyen Says App is Gone Forever to Protect Us

The mysterious developer of the highly world’s most popular free app, who drew global attention this past weekend with his sudd...

Feb 11 2014, 1:55am CST

'Flappy Bird' Price Skyrocketing on eBay

Where would we be without the grey market? Overwhelmed developer Dong Nguyen may have pulled runaway mobile success “Flappy Bir...

Feb 10 2014, 11:23am CST

Flappy Bird Creator May Have Been Scared By Legal Threats After All

Flappy Bird Creator May Have Been Scared By Legal Threats After All

One of the great smartphone soap operas of our time reached a bizarre climax over the weekend when Vietnamese developer Dong Ng...

Feb 10 2014, 11:20am CST

Creator fulfills promise, takes down Flappy Bird

Creator fulfills promise, takes down Flappy Bird

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The young Vietnamese creator of hit mobile game Flappy Bird has removed it from the App Store and Google...

Feb 10 2014, 12:02am CST

'Flappy Bird' Gone, But 'Ironpants' (Flappy clone?) takes its spot

'Flappy Bird' Gone, But 'Ironpants' (Flappy clone?) takes its spot

“Flappy Bird” has come and gone. As Paul Tassi detailed yesterday, the creator of the maddeningly addictive and wildly popular...

Feb 9 2014, 8:13pm CST

R.I.P. Flappy Bird

R.I.P. Flappy Bird

Flappy Bird is no more, or at least is on its way to becoming just a little bit less ubiquitous.  Dong Nguyen, the Vietnam...

Feb 9 2014, 5:45pm CST

Who Is The True Winner Of Flappy Bird?

Who Is The True Winner Of Flappy Bird?

And so it came to pass that the prophet was correct. 2014′s first true viral hit in Flappy Bird is no longer available in the i...

Feb 9 2014, 5:40pm CST

Apple Loop: A $14 Billion Bet, A Sapphire iPhone 6, Flappy Bird Flies Away

Apple Loop: A $14 Billion Bet, A Sapphire iPhone 6, Flappy Bird Flies Away, Woz's Android iPhone

Keeping you in the loop on just a few of the things that happened around Apple this week. Apple’s big buyback. There are many r...

Feb 9 2014, 5:35pm CST

Say Goodbye to Flappy Bird': Creator Taking The Game Down

Say Goodbye to 'Flappy Bird': Creator Taking The Game Down

In a bizarre turn of events, the Vietnamese creator of the maddeningly difficult #1 Android and Apple iOS game Flappy Bird is s...

Feb 9 2014, 5:50am CST

Flappy Bird Earns $50,000 A Day

Flappy Bird Earns $50,000 A Day

The inventor of the wildly popular video game, Flappy Bird earns a lot (almost $50,000 per day from advertising). But this is s...

Feb 7 2014, 7:40am CST

'Flappy Bird' Makes $50,000 A Day: Will Nintendo Take Notice?

'Flappy Bird' Makes $50,000 A Day: Will Nintendo Take Notice?

I’m not normally one to suggest companies take legal action over IP infringement, if only because I think our system encourages...

Feb 6 2014, 5:30pm CST

'Flappy Bird' Review: Winged Fury

'Flappy Bird' Review: Winged Fury

How far into the Heart of Darkness do we dare to venture? How simplistic must mobile games get before we cease calling them gam...

Feb 4 2014, 3:47am CST

Flappy Bird : Success from its Simplicity

Flappy Bird : Success from its Simplicity

The casual games market is fickle and has a punishingly long tail for developers. Lately it has seemed that only large companie...

Feb 4 2014, 2:40am CST