“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.