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Apparently solving the equation "Flappy Bird + Y axis," creator Dong Nguyen has unveiled the follow-up to his mobile phenomenon, and it's Swing Copters. As Touch Arcade reports, Swing Copters features the same visual style as Flappy Bird, but this time the idea is to move vertically rather than hor...

August 19th 2014 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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Like a phoenix from the ashes, viral sensation Flappy Bird has risen anew, just as the prophet (and game creator) Dong Nguyen foretold back in May of this year. The beast slumbered for a time, but has once again come to wreak havok on our productivity under the new title, "Flappy Birds Family." Ac...

August 2nd 2014 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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After removing his smash iOS hit Flappy Bird from the App Store, developer Dong Nguyen has remained largely quiet, though he recently broke his silence to offer his Twitter followers an image of a new game he's currently developing. "I am making a new game," Nguyen tweeted, alongside the image fou...

May 18th 2014 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Dong Nguyen, the creator of viral sensation Flappy Bird, has reportedly told CNBC's Kelly Evans that the game will make a return in August, with new multiplayer-centric features. Evans tweeted the news earlier today, as did CNBC's social media team. Nguyen took Flappy Bird down earlier this year,...

May 14th 2014 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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Flappy Bird clones reportedly rolled in to the App Store at a rate of 60 games per day over the course of four days, according to numbers crunched by Pocket Gamer. The data comes from an investigation into 300 games that were deemed rip-offs of Dong Nguyen's former tap-to-flap mobile arcade game, a...

March 6th 2014 at 11:31am 0 Comments
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Calling a game "addictive" is typically thought of as a compliment. Not so for Dong Nguyen, creator of recently-pulled mobile hit, Flappy Bird. Nguyen told Forbes in a recent interview that the game was too addictive, and that guilt motivated him to remove the game from the iTunes and Google Play s...

February 11th 2014 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Though allegations that Flappy Bird creator Dong Nguyen copied art assets from Nintendo have run rampant since its debut, the Japanese gaming giant claims to have had no role in this weekend's removal of the smash-hit iOS game. "While we usually do not comment on the rumors and speculations, we ha...

February 10th 2014 at 3:05pm 0 Comments
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Flappy Bird, the came-out-of-nowhere flyaway hit on Android and iOS, has you guiding a little bird through a gauntlet of horrible pipes. If it's driving you up the wall, you might prefer Squishy Bird, a free-to-play online game where you control the pipes instead, and attempt to squash as many of t...

February 6th 2014 at 8:15pm 0 Comments