Flappy Bird is a 2013 mobile game developed in Hanoi by Vietnam-based developer Dong Nguyen, and published by .GEARS Studios, a small, independent game developer also based in Vietnam.
The game became a smash hit off late and reportedly was raking in over $50,000 in ad revenue each day!
Alas the popular game Flappy Bird is no longer available for download & installation via the Google Play & iTunes app stores for the Android & iOS smartphones respectively.
Dong Nguyen was so apparently overwhelmed by the attention his blockbuster app got, that he decided he could take no more of it, and pulled it off the app store on Sunday, 9th Feb 2014.
Photo of Dong Nguyen courtesy: CelebrityNetWorth.com
And that was that as long as most of the world knew. Reporters & bloggers wrote articles about the game’s fame and dissected the game developer’s psyche to understand what had just happened.
As of this writing there are even listings on eBay of smartphone with Flappy Bird installed in them. (Thank you Mashable)
Are you curious about the game?
Do you want to install & play it to see whats the big deal about the game?
The good news is you can still do that… for now… and only on the Android platform… sorry iPhone user, there is no point in you reading any further.
To get Flappy Bird for your Android phone, you need to follow a THREE-step process.
Step 1: Download & Install the Blackmart app from Google Play
Disclaimer: Blackmart is an Android download manager that lets you download paid apps for free. We have no idea what else it may do on your phone while installed. So use this app entirely at your own risk.
Step 2: After Installation, open the app and search for Flappy Bird
As of this writing the app was still available and instantly showed up in the search results at the top of the listings.
Step 3: Select & Install Flappy Bird from the search results
And there you have it!
Flappy Bird is now ready to play on your Android smartphone.
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