Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 11th Feb 2014 23:08 UTC
Games

The mysterious developer of the world's most popular free app, who drew global attention this past weekend with his sudden decision to remove it, tells Forbes that Flappy Bird is dead. Permanently.

This will go down as one of the craziest stories in what I reluctantly call "technology" of all time.

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RE[2]: Erm...
by reduz on Thu 13th Feb 2014 12:05 UTC in reply to "RE: Erm..."
reduz
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2006-02-25

Nintendo definitely sued him and forced him to take it down.

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RE[3]: Erm...
by Bobthearch on Thu 13th Feb 2014 14:30 in reply to "RE[2]: Erm..."
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2006-01-27

Seems not.

In an email to The Wall Street Journal, Nintendo spokesman Yasuhiro Minagawa on Monday reiterated previous company statements that the Japanese videogame giant hasn’t complained at all about Flappy Bird’s similarities to Nintendo’s original “Super Mario Bros.”

“While we usually do not comment on the rumors and speculations, we have already denied the speculation” last week, he said.


http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2014/02/10/no-complaints-about-flappy-b...

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