‘Flappy Bird’ Creator Shut Down Game Because It Became Additive

Flappy-BirdDong Nguyen, the creator of Flappy Bird game has finally come out of his silence zone and spill the secret that why he shut down the popular game that was making him $50,000 per day.

Nguyen told Forbes in an interview that he took down the Flappy Bird game because it had become too “addictive. ” And it had become a source of lot of stress for him. He told Forbes:

“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. To solve that problem, it’s best to take down Flappy Bird. It’s gone forever.”

The person taking the interview has said that the 29 year game developer looked really “stressed” and lit many cigarettes during the course of the interview which lasted for an hour.

Nguyen also said that the app had become a source of disturbance for his own personal life and it was out of  ‘guilt ‘ that he took the app down. “My life has not been as comfortable as I was before.I couldn’t sleep, ” he said.

He has planned to keep the other two hit games of his Shuriken Block and Super Ball Juggling available in the app stores but he said that he might consider taking these down too if the players became too addictive to these.

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