Flappy Bird has become a game for mobile phones very famous in little less than a month. The mechanics is very complicated: player must carry a bird putting touches on the smartphone screen through narrow corridors with a green pipe. If the bird rubs with any surface dies, and the probability of dying increases exponentially with every advance. Some players describe it as irritating, but others have managed to engage despite its difficulty. The issue is that, this Sunday February 9, its Developer, Dong Nguyen, who lives in Viet Nam, decided to withdraw the application of stores iOS App Store and Google Play. And that game daily generated a significant amount of money, which is estimated at about $50,000 of ads within the application.
The Flappy Bird is officially finished. Anyway, the bird can still fly on smartphones and tablets where it was installed. In fact, there are consumers who are selling on eBay your devices with this game by starting prices that hover around the thousand dollars. However, there are other valid alternatives to any computer and device; just to have a browser web installed and is connected to the Internet, whether a smartphone, a tablet or a computer. Currently there are two versions for the web-based video game.
The first is hosted at Uralozden and is available on this link. Only works with touchinterface l, a Tablet’s screen, a smartphone or one computer all in one. The second is available at Crazygames and can be accessed from here. It has the advantage that can be operated with the mouse or a touch screen; you just have to click on the Start button (start). The only thing that is needed is patience and looking forward to trying the bird alive, keep unless it collapses, or shock against any surface.
Flappy Bird debuted 24 may 2013 in the iOS App Store as a free game signed under the alias of GEARS. In September of last year, it threw the first update to iOS. Until November it began to gain popularity, and in January was within the top ten in the United States. The Android version opens in Google Play 22 of January of 2014, and in just one week, it becomes the most downloaded application from across the store.
Nguyen, the developer, who currently is 29 years old, says that only took a couple of days to program it. His decision to remove from circulation has aroused a great perplexity. In a recent interview given to the magazine Forbes, Nguyen explains the reasons, claiming that the game had become a product addictive. Adding that the application will not return, it’s gone forever. He also says that his game was designed to entertain themselves playing a few minutes when one is relaxed, but has finished becoming a problem. The developer still maintains other games available on the iOS App Store: Super Ball Juggling and Shuriken Block.
The pixelated birds fans always can entertain themselves with other similar, and Clumsy Bird Flappy Tappy games (both for Android), Tiny Wings (iOS), Super Hexagon (Android, iOS) or Angry Birds Space (Android, iOS).