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Report: Flappy Bird returning in August with multiplayer

The creator of Flappy Bird is bringing back the screen-tapping sensation this August with a multiplayer component, reports CNBC. Flappy Bird was originally released last May but didn't become a...

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Researcher seeks to draw a line between games addiction and 'highly enthusiastic' play

Video games addiction remains a controversial topic both inside and outside the field of mental health, and a researcher is seeking to explain the difference between what is problematic...

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Analysis: Mobile games explosion comes with a price

If you'd come to the Mobile Gaming USA 2014 conference to look at games, you'd have left mightily disappointed. This San Francisco confab was a bone dry business conference, heavy on analytics and...

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Angry Birds developers reveal Flappy Bird-inspired mobile game Retry

Retry is the next game from developers originally behind the release of Angry Birds; But despite its ties to the Finnish game studio Rovio, the new mobile title appears to be more influenced by the...

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The billion-dollar game dev trading post

David Helgason believes his Unity Asset Store has saved game developers a total of $1 billion in the last year. The store allows game makers to share tools, editors, art, audio, anything really;...

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How being a successful independent developer can make you feel guilty

On the day that Vlambeer released Ridiculous Fishing last year, developer Rami Ismail earned more money than his mother earned all year, Ismail told told The New Yorker. Out-earning the woman who...

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Flappy Bird creator will bring the game back, but 'not soon'

Flappy Bird creator Dong Nguyen will re-release the tremendously popular mobile game, but "not soon," he confirmed yesterday on Twitter. In response to a question asking if he plans to put Flappy...

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Flappy Bird could return, creator says

Flappy Bird could return, creator Dong Nguyen told Rolling Stone. The free-to-play mobile phenomenon launched last September on iOS and this January on Android. By early February, Nguyen said that...

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Flappy is a plush toy game controller for playing Flappy Bird

A crowdfunding campaign is underway to fund Flappy, a wireless plush toy game controller that interacts with mobile game Flappy Bird, a project independently developed from the game's creator Dong...

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Report: 60 Flappy Bird clones hit iTunes App Store every day

The Flappy Bird craze continues apace: On average, 60 clones of Dong Nguyen's phenomenally popular game are released on the iTunes App Store every day, reports Pocket Gamer. Nguyen took down F...