Summary Mashable said that the popular avian-themed mobile game, "Flappy Bird," has spurred a number of copycats in the Apple and Gloogle Play appstores. Even famous childrens' television show "Sesame Street" got their own version of the game by creator Dong Nguyen and replaced the iconic bird with one of their best-loved characters, Bert, Metro UK said.
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Summary Since its removal, fake Flappy Bird apps have also popped up in other Android marketplaces, according to a Mashable report . The report says, on the surface, the app looks exactly like the original; however, it is infected with malware.
Summary Is there ever a dull week in showbiz? as it dawned on the star that Rubin had him confused with fellow black actor, Laurence Fishburne. Read about the fall-out and watch the toe-curling video here . S'long 'Flappy Bird': Only weeks after the addictive app Flappy Bird had entered our lives, the same rage-inducing game has been torn from us inexplicably by game developer Dong Nguyen. Though the Vietnam-based Nguyen was said to be raking in $50K a day in sales, he apparently found it hard to handle the pressure and attention that the app brought him and so pulled the plug.
Summary 'Flappy Bird' is dead. Instead, it can be played in a browser, right on Sesame Street's Workshop website . The game is also somewhat more difficult than other clones, as the flappy bird in this one also has to carry Bert around and through the obstacles.
Summary February 14, 2014, 10:50 AM -- That odd sound you heard over the weekend wasn't the wail of Olympians missing the gold, or Beatles fans collectively reminiscing about the band's U.S. debut 50 years ago. One Tap Hero ($1; iOS and Android ) is actually a full-fledged platformer that still only requires single taps to play. Tap to jump, tap to climb, tap to collect stars, tap to change direction, and tap to do pretty much everything.
Summary 'Flappy Bird' Deleted: Sesame Street, Fall Out Boy Develop Alternatives. Since the highly addictive and frustratingly difficult game was a huge success upon its release, many folks are hoping to cash in on the original's untimely demise. This also gives people who were late to the party a chance to put their skills to the test.
Summary Just when you thought the Flappy Bird phenomenon couldn't get any more ridiculous, someone has created a new parody of the game called Flappy Ford. The parody features Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's pixelated head, a scrolling real-life image of the City of Toronto and blue Mario-like warp pipes.
Summary NEW YORK ( TheStreet ) -- The success of Flappy Bird -- a game app that was pulled from mobile phones last week by its developer -- is a sign of the craze for mobile games, a trend investors can try to profit from. An iOS version for Apple ( AAPL ) is also in the works. The game plays out similar to Flappy Bird, but features the floating heads of band members rather than a bird.
Summary We know how many of you guys consider yourselves experts at the now-extinct Flappy Bird, but are you good enough to beat the high score of the game's creator?. Dong Nguyen, the brilliant Vietnamese developer who launched the game last April, announced on Twitter that his high score is over 200.
Summary We've had another busy week here at GamesBeat, but you can easily see all our coverage with this convenient collection. Who needs chocolates when you can have video game journalism?. GamesBeat covers stories about the evolving video game industry, from disruptive social game companies such as Zynga and CrowdStar, to the established giants such as Electronic Arts, Activision Blizzard, Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo.
Summary If you've had your nose to the ground this week you would have been almost certain to have heard about a particularly notable tale of an indie games developer who got a lot more success than he bargained for . Since then there have been numerous 'Angry Bird' releases, which have clocked up a scarcely believable 2 billion downloads across all platforms. The easy to pick up, fast-paced gameplay has claimed many addicts and devotees over the years, and fans of the series are also eagerly awaiting the release of the 'Angry Birds' movie, which is due to be released on July 1, 2016.
Summary "Flappy Bird" was pulled from app stores on Feb. 9. You made our morning subway commute so much more fun - 45 minutes on the C train would fly by with your companionship. Yes, it's safe to say we miss you, "Flappy Bird."
Summary I hate mobile games. Instead of flapping, doge essentially muscle-spasms at an angle, which launches him awkwardly and predictably right into the barrier you're supposed to be launching past. It goes overboard with the extra-difficult speed thing that makes Flappy Bird a challenge and is compounded by the fact that I am so over doge memes that every time I see another, my eyes bleed dogecoins , so even if there was some way to eventually improve my skill at this version, by the time I figured it out, I would have already been bored and closed out of the window.