Tag Archives: Flappy Bird

  • ‘Flappy Bird’ Clones Like ‘Splashy Fish’ Flap Onto the Market

    ‘Flappy Bird’ Clones Like ‘Splashy Fish’ Flap Onto the Market

    Despite efforts by Google Play and (especially) Apple to keep app developers from capitalizing on the confusion surrounding Flappy Bird‘s abrupt disappearance from their virtual shelves, plenty of clones have made it onto the app stores, mostly by avoiding use of the word “flappy” in their titles. So games like Splashy Fish, which adapts Flappy […]

  • Games With “Flappy” in Name Rejected by Apple, Google

    Games With “Flappy” in Name Rejected by Apple, Google

    Bad news if you’re a game developer with the bright idea to add the word “Flappy” to your game in order to capitalize on the fervor surrounding Flappy Bird (in case you missed it, you can read about it here): You, uh, can’t do that. As part of an effort to clamp down on developers’ […]

  • ‘Flappy Bird’ Creator Deletes Game, Forfeits $50K Per Day

    ‘Flappy Bird’ Creator Deletes Game, Forfeits $50K Per Day

    If you pay attention to the most popular mobile games from iTunes and Google Play, you’re certainly familiar with Flappy Bird. But you might not know that downloads of the game were making its creator, Dong Nguyen, an estimated $50,000 a day, which makes it all the more remarkable that he deleted the game from […]