BREAKING: Flappy Bird rises again, coming to Android this August

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Stop the presses!

Back in March, Flappy Bird developer Dong Nguyen told the world that Flappy Bird — the game that killed time, destroyed lives — would one day return the Google Play Store, just not anytime soon. It appears we now have a better idea of when to expect the game to make its triumphant return to mobile, thanks to an interview with CNBC.

In the interview, Nguyen says he’s working on a new, less addictive version of the game that will introduce gameplay element: multiplayer. If that doesn’t sound even more addictive, I don’t know what does. The game is set to release in August.

We now return you to your normally scheduled programming.

[The Verge]

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  • WhoaManWtF

    Does anyone actually care anymore?

    • http://twitter.com/gamercore Chris Chavez

      I soiled myself.

      • WhoaManWtF

        Haha, you would.

      • Thomas

        What’s better Astroglide or KY?

        • No_Nickname90

          I’ve never heard of Astroglide. I thought that was an app, so I was about to search for it on my work computer, then I read “KY”…

  • Christopher Modiano

    stop giving this garbage app the attention it doesn’t deserve.

  • supremekizzle

    People became way too obsessed with this shi!++y game.

  • scoter man1

    He must’ve ran out of all the money he made already.

  • Max

    This is one of the stupidest games ever invented

    • Durin123

      Guess that makes millions of us stupid for liking it. Then again, people voted for George W Bush and he was borderlining on having a speech impediment.

      • WhoaManWtF

        He just lacks the cognitive facilities to form a sentence he is perfectly capable of speaking.

  • jpchopper

    Had this on my phone since it came out. Good time waster, but not sure why people were asking the ridiculous prices they were for phones that had it.

    • No_Nickname90

      IKR!? I mean, the game was alright, but WTF!? It’s not that cool. Highly overrated.

  • Frank__Grimes

    I still show it in the app store.

  • ρrστhrίlls

    Nguyen will probably go back to his old tricks and reaping ad revenue with bots again.

    RL gold farmers.

  • Vijay Dhoundiyal
  • snoborox

    “Nguyen says he’s working on a new, less addictive version of the game”

    I don’t believe I’ve ever heard of a developer who wants to make their game less addicting.

    • Sruly J

      Well there’s a reason he removed it in the first place. He claims because of addiction.