I’m just going to say right off the bat that I don’t get the appeal of Flappy Bird. There have been other games of this same “side-scrolling endless runner” genre that have done it a lot better as you are about to see in the list below. The controls are terrible as your bird drops like a rock and the pipes you have to avoid seem strangely familiar to anyone who has played a Super Mario Bros game. Is it because you play as a bird and they’re the hot animal of choice for mobile games? Who knows.
“You love me! You really love me! …. Why?”
Now with the popular app taken down by its creator for largely unknown reasons, it’s time to look at alternatives to satisfy that itch. There are so many copycats out there but these are the five titles I have the most personal experience playing.
It’s surprising to notice the amount of ninja themed games you will find in the App Store. Some of the more popular ones a lot of us may have played include Fruit Ninja, Ninjatown, or 8bit Ninja. What is a glaring similarity between these titles? They’re all so “cutesy”! Last time I checked, ninjas are meant to kill, not cuddle. Enter Go Ninja! by Hiptic Games to bring a ninja game back to the hardcore fans!