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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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The Unreal Engine has been known throughout its various iterations for pushing the limits of visual fidelity. High-definition textures, spectacular lighting, complex real-time physics, etc. You won't find any of that in the first mobile game created in Unreal Engine 4, though. What you will find is...

May 22nd 2014 at 3:30pm 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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There's an element of cruelty to some of the most memorable April Fool's jokes, and Sega's prank this year is among the cruelest. Responding to years of Phantasy Star Online 2 localization requests from diehard fans, Sega has released Rappy Bird, an online clone of the mobile hit Flappy Bird starri...

April 1st 2014 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Hoping that two wildly addictive tastes go great together, mobile developer Noodlecake Studios has debuted Flappy Golf, an iOS game that combines the deceptively simple Super Stickman Golf with mobile hit Flappy Bird. Flappy Golf borrows physics, basic gameplay rules and courses from Super Stickma...

March 26th 2014 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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While I'm not sure World of Warcraft really needs this kind of feature, but I guess Ian Beckman thinks so. After all, what would add to the addictive nature of Azeroth like Flappy Mounts? I think what's more impressive than just the idea is how well Beckman translated the game into this machinima....

March 14th 2014 at 6:00pm 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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Days after Braid hit Xbox Live Arcade in 2008, we posted a story titled "Why should we care about Braid?" We liked the game and felt the need to explain: It was a simple platformer made by a handful of people, it was pretty and it had solid controls. This wasn't a review of Braid. It was a defense...

February 14th 2014 at 10:31am 0 Comments