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Flappy Bird

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February 2014
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Flappy Bird is an iconic side-scrolling game in which you click to avoid obstacles. It was originally released as a mobile game but discontinued by its developer, Dong Nyugen. Today, you can play this simple but addictive one-button game online.

How to Play Flappy Bird

Flappy Bird's gameplay is best described as simple, addictive, yet mildly infuriating. Tap carefully to raise the bird up and navigate through the gaps in the green pipes without crashing. When the inevitable crash occurs, you'll earn a score that you can try and outdo on your next run. It's addictive!

Play it Only on the Web.

Flappy Bird was originally created as a mobile game but was later removed from the app stores and 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, 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. The game spawned numerous remakes, clones, and parody games that took the concept to new levels.

More Games Like This

You can find games that utilize this concept of keeping up an object or animal in our casual game category. Popular games like Tap Tap Shots and Square Bird. However, even before Flappy Bird, there were similar classic games like Copter that people could play for free on the web.

Other casual games worth playing are Tiny Fishing, Dumb Ways to Die, and Eggy Car.


  • Incredibly simple mechanics
  • Frustrating but addictive
  • High score tracking
  • The original Flappy Bird

Release Date

Early 2014


Web browser (desktop and mobile)


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Why was Flappy Bird removed from the app stores?

In an interview with Forbes, Nguyen cited the game's addictive nature as the reason for its removal from app stores.

Who made Flappy Bird?

The game was made by Vietnamese game developer Dong Nguyen and released in early 2014.

Is it possible to still play Flappy Bird?

You can play Flappy Bird and other similar games online for free at CrazyGames.

Is Flappy Bird unblocked?

You can play Flappy Bird unblocked on desktop, mobile, or tablet at CrazyGames.

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