Flappy Bird Developer Says He’s Taking The Hit Game Down Tomorrow
The developer of the favored cellular recreation Flappy Bird simply declared that he’s taking the sport down tomorrow.
Dong Nguyen, an indie recreation developer based mostly in Hanoi, Vietnam, tweeted, “I am sorry ‘Flappy Bird’ customers, 22 hours from now, I will take ‘Flappy Bird’ down. I can’t take this anymore.” He then elaborated, “It isn’t something associated to authorized points. I simply can’t hold it anymore.”
After his tweets first went out, others requested if he was prepared to promote it, however he stated no. Nguyen additionally stated that he’s nonetheless making video games.
TechCrunch interviewed Nguyen by way of e-mail every week in the past, after Flappy Bird took off (it’s nonetheless the primary free app in each Apple’s App Store and in Google Play). He stated that he’s the one creator at his recreation studio .GEARS , and he appeared to be as stunned by Flappy Bird’s reputation as anybody else, telling us, “I haven’t any assets to do anything beside importing the sport.”
I’ve emailed Nguyen to seek out out extra and can replace this submit if I hear again. Presumably, should you’ve already downloaded the sport you’d be capable of proceed enjoying it, however once more, that’s not one thing I’ve confirmed with Nguyen.
As famous in Kotaku, Nguyen stated earlier this week that the press was “overrating” the success of his video games: “It is one thing I by no means need. Please give me peace.”