Flappy Bird Sequel Next to Impossible

  • 21 August 2014
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If you own an iOS device, you can now download Swing Copters, app developer Dong Ngyuen's follow-up to last year's massively popular (yet quickly pulled) hit game, Flappy Bird. It's free on the App Store right now, or you can pay $0.99 for the ad-free experience. 

 

But there's one massive problem with the new game. Where Flappy Bird did a great job balancing simplicity with addictive tough fun, Swing Copters is just flat-out, infuriatingly hard. At the time of this writing, my high score is a whopping 2, and I've read many comments from people who can't get a single point. Here's a video from a Swing Copters 'master' (they get to 5):

 

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You can read The Verge's story about the game here. And if you have an iOS device, download it for yourself and let me know what you think. Fair warning: If you're easily frustrated, this game's absolutely not for you.

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I tried it and couldn't even pass one gate.

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