Flappy Bird Game’s Creator Wants to Remove Free App from Stores Sunday Morning; Twitter Peeps Reactions and How to Beat Flappy Bird

The Flappy Bird Game’s creator, Dong Nguyen, tweeted through his Twitter account that he wanted to remove or shut down the free application from online stores on Sunday morning, February 9, 2014.Twitter Peeps reacted with 75,535 retweets and 20,940 favorites; most, in shock and disbelief, while some reacted violently.

The game is difficult to play prompting some players to go to extreme measures like this video, “How to Beat Flappy Bird.”

How to Beat Flappy Bird

Video credit: Dumb Stupid Videos/YouTube

According to the Vietnamese game developer Flappy Bird has “ruined his simple life.”

Flappy Bird has become the new game craze of adults and kids alike, with many of them posting and comparing their scores on social networking sites, such as Facebook. Within a week, it topped the Free Android Apps in Google and iTunes.


Here are the tweets of Flappy Bird’s creator, Dong Nguyen.

Dong Nguyen@dongatory 6h

I am sorry ‘Flappy Bird’ users, 22 hours from now, I will take ‘Flappy Bird’ down. I cannot take this anymore.

Dong Nguyen@dongatory 6h

It is not anything related to legal issues. I just cannot keep it anymore.

Dong Nguyen@dongatory 5h

I also don’t sell ‘Flappy Bird’, please don’t ask.

Dong Nguyen@dongatory 5h

And I still make games.

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