Flappy Bird creator removes game as he 'can't take it anymore'

By Ishbel Macleod | PR and social media consultant

February 9, 2014 | 2 min read

Flappy Bird creator Dong Nguyen is set to remove the game from both the App Store and Google Play today, as he says he "ruins my simple life".Announcing the decision on Twitter, Nguyen said "I cannot take this anymore."Nguyen insisted that the decision to remove the game was not related to legal issues, a reference to the fact that it has been claimed that the visuals for the game, which include pipes, have been taken from Super Mario Bros.The game has made Nguyen tens of thousands of dollars of revenue a day since its launch.


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