‘Flappy Bird’ Might Be Coming Back

Prepare for more pointless hours attempting to navigate a gravity-challenge bird through a series of precariously placed pipes. In an interview with Rolling Stone, the reclusive creator of the breakout hit smartphone game Flappy Bird said he is “considering” bringing the app back online. Last month, Dong Nguyen shocked fans when he decided to take his simple-but-popular game offline, citing concerns that it was just too addictive. He told Forbes in February, “Flappy Bird was designed to play in a few minutes when you are relaxed. But it happened to become an addictive product. I think it has become a problem.” Though Nguyen is currently focused on a few new game ideas, he said that if he does bring Flappy Bird back, it will come equipped with a warning in an effort to prevent people from becoming addicted: “Please take a break” …

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