Flappy Bird is an iconic side-scrolling game where you click to avoid obstacles. It was originally released as a mobile game then discontinued by its developer, Dong Nyugen. Today, you can play this simple but addictive one-button game on the web.
Flappy Bird in a nutshell
Flappy Bird's gameplay is best described as simple, addictive, yet mildly infuriating. Tap to raise the bird up and carefully get it through the pipes without crashing. When you fail, you’ll get a high score, and you’ll want to do it all over again to try and outdo your previous self.
Play it on the web - only
Flappy Bird was originally created as a mobile game, but was later removed from the app stores. In an interview with Forbes, Dong Nguyen, the developer of Flappy Bird, cited the game's addictive nature as the reason for its removal from the stores.
Despite this fact, you can still play the original Flappy Bird for free in your web browser, using a desktop or mobile device!
The legacy of Flappy Bird
Flappy Bird was part of an early revolution in hypercasual mobile games. Plenty of simple one-button and side-scrolling games have been released since its inception. Square Bird and Tap Tap Shots are two excellent games to check out!
- Incredibly simple mechanics
- Frustrating but addictive
- High score tracking
- The original Flappy Bird
Web browser (desktop and mobile)
Click to fly up.