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Flappy Bird is making a comeback, with "less addictive" gameplay

Flappy Bird will grace smart devices once again, coming back in August with new features, multiplayer and "less addictive" gameplay

By Anthony Garreffa on May 15, 2014 06:15 am CDT - 0 mins, 31 secs reading time

Flappy Bird is coming back, with developer Dong Nguyen revealing the news to CNBC during an interview. When the game makes its comeback, it will be include new features, multiplayer support and "less addictive" gameplay.

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During his interview with CNBC, Nguyen said that Flappy Bird had been downloaded over 50 million times before he took the game down. Flappy Bird was generating $50,000 per day in ads alone when it was at its peak. Once Flappy Bird was taken down, clones began to surface, as well as people trying to capitlize on its success by selling devices with Flappy Bird installed for thousands on eBay.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Anthony Garreffa

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games to be built around consoles. With FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with high-end, custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU technology is unwavering, and with next-gen NVIDIA GPUs about to launch alongside 4K 144Hz HDR G-Sync gaming monitors and BFGDs (65-inch 4K 120Hz HDR G-Sync TVs) there has never been a time to be more excited about technology.

NEWS SOURCE:bgr.com

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