Nguyen has several other top app store games, including Super Ball Juggling and Shuriken Block, which are currently #6 and #18 on the iOS store, respectively.
After the success of Flappy Bird, I feel more confident, and I have freedom to do what I want.
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What Forbes Readers Think Of 'Flappy Bird'.Nguyen says that he has no plans to remove those games, which he termed harmless.He smoked several cigarettes over the course of the 45-minute interview, and doodled monkey heads on a play video poker free deuces wild pad of paper.(He also denied reports that Nintendo had sent him a legal threat, or that it had anything to do with him killing the app.) Striking any surface resulted in instant death.
In killing Flappy Bird for what he maintains are altruistic reasons, Nguyen is walking away from a jackpot.
I dont know the exact figure, but I do know its a lot.
I couldnt sleep, he said.
Its a good game.Nguyen says he coded the game over two or three days.An article in the Verge last week estimated his daily take from in-app advertising at 50,000.The circumstances surrounding the interview, conducted in Vietnamese, were as much of a soap opera as his public ruminations about whether to take down the app.When asked if there's anything he wanted to tell disappointed users of the authentic Flappy Bird, Nguyen was concise: Thank you very much for playing my game.And Flappy Bird addicts should have nothing to worry about, as there are certainly no shortages of Flappy Bird replacements.He added that his conscience is relieved; he spent the past few days, Internet-free, catching up on slumber.Flappy Bird was released for free on May 24, 2013 first for iOS with little fanfare by a Vietnam-based developer called.gears.If he thought users were getting addicted, however, he said he would not hesitate to also take them down.Forbes Twitter Chat: Paul Tassi On 'Flappy Bird'.The interview with Forbes took place in a hotel in Hanoi, with a strict condition that Forbes not reveal Nguyens face.In mulling whether to pull Flappy Bird, Nguyen said that it was guilt atop the fact that my life has not been as comfortable as I was before that motivated him.It was delayed several hours, in part because Nguyen had a sudden meeting with Vietnams deputy prime minister Vu Duc Dam a remarkable turn of events for someone unknown a week ago.We havent heard the last of Nguyen.