"I think it has become a problem," Nguyen told Forbes. "To solve that problem, it's best to take down Flappy Bird. It's gone forever." Those pining for the good ol' days of birds flapping freely in the pipe-laden lands of iOS and Android may be out of luck, but Nguyen told Forbes he plans to continue developing games.
He'll also leave his previously-developed titles like Super Ball Juggling and Shuriken Block up for purchase, as he considers them "harmless."