Flying Cyrus: Flappy Bird knock-off with Miley dodging wrecking balls becomes No.1 iPhone app
Oh please make it stop
The world continues to eat up any and every Flappy Bird knock-off as app developers laugh from their gilded bedrooms, with the latest, Flying Cyrus, hitting No. 1 in the Apple App Store for iPhone.
The game uses the same old tapping mechanics, though instead of a bird dodging pipes it sees a tongue-wagging Miley Cyrus navigating sledgehammers and wrecking balls.
Despite the app being absolutely plastered with ads it has proven very popular, beating other Flappy Bird-inspired games like Splashy Fish and City Bird to the top of the free chart.
I played it for all of 50 seconds before wanting to bang my head repeatedly against my desk and can confirm it is a suitable replacement for Flappy Bird, albeit slightly easier as the tapping is more responsive.
The original game was pulled by creator Dong Nguyen earlier this month after he snapped due to the pressure of fielding Flappy Bird queries, comments and complaints, declaring the title an 'addiction'.
The game had been downloaded many quadrillions of times and was on the verge of gaining sentience and colonising a planet.
Life & Style blogs
Windows 10: man updates PC, wakes up to find porn slideshow on repeat
Free porn websites could be shut down within months, says David Cameron
The difference between a psychopath and a sociopath
National Orgasm Day: Six reasons (plus one bogus one) why they're good for us
The 'world's most beautiful vagina' has been debunked by science
Yvette Cooper: Our choice is years of Tory rule under Jeremy Corbyn – or a return to a Labour government
Is Britain really full up? Are migrants taking our jobs? Leading academic answers the most common anti-immigration claims
Calais Migrant Crisis: Deputy Mayor of Calais labels Cameron's use of 'swarm' as 'racist' and 'ignorant'
Labour leadership: New poll shows party is now even 'less electable' than under Ed Miliband
While we fixate on Calais, the Home Office is quietly deporting dozens of migrants on 'ghost flights'
Calais crisis: The seven claims made about the migrants - and the reality
- 1 Labour rallies behind Flint as deputy leader to offset a Corbyn win
- 2 The difference between a psychopath and a sociopath
- 3 It won’t work, Jeremy: The Health Secretary has lost the confidence of the medical profession in his attempt to reform the NHS
- 4 Dutch King Willem-Alexander declares the end of the welfare state
- 5 'Cool kids' can go on to become losers in later life, study finds
iJobs Gadgets & Tech
£18000 - £26000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: This is an opportunity for an I...
£25000 - £30000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: This digital and print design a...
£50000 - £60000 per annum: Ashdown Group: Report Analyst - Essex - up to £60,0...
£18000 - £25000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: This family run IT service busi...