‘Flappy Birds Family’ is a perfect game for the Amazon Fire TV
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Flappy Bird is the only game I’ve ever played in which “I didn’t die instantly!” counts as rousing success. I’m not good at it, which is sort of a strange thing to say when the only thing required is to tap on the screen at certain times and then not tap on the screen at certain other times. But the game made a comeback this weekend, and so did my Flappy Bird career. Kind of.
After a brief, glorious, impossibly lucrative run, Flappy Bird’s creator Dong Nguyen took the game that had millions of people furiously mashing on their phone screen out of commission. But now, Nguyen has resurrected the game as an free, exclusive title for Amazon’s Fire TV set-top box, called Flappy Birds Family. It’s fundamentally the same game as ever, just…