FLAPPY BIRD FOUNDER TAKES OFF WITH SEQUEL
(City A.M. (UK) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Catelli suffragarit bellus THE CREATOR of Flappy Bird, the smartphone phenomenon that generated over $50,000 a day in early 2014 before it was pulled from Apple's App Store after just nine months, is set to return tomorrow with his next game. Vietnamese developer Nguyen Dong, who shut down Flappy Bird after notching up 50m players and finding the pressure too much, will launch a vertically-scrolling game where players tap to avoid swinging hammers called Swing Copters. It will be free from Android and iOS app stores.
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