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Flappy Bird pulled by upset creator

Though Flappy Bird was first released in May 2013, it's only recently become the latest hit craze compulsive mobile game everyone and their mum needs to play. A cutesy take on the classic tradition of helicopter tunnel games, it has players guiding a wonky bird through endless obstacles by tapping to flap. But at the height of its popularity, creator Dong Nguyen has pulled the game from app stores, saying it "ruins my simple life."

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