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After a short, but highly successful run, the bare-bones smartphone game “Flappy Bird” was yanked from Google Play and the App Store on Sunday. Simplistic in its design, the phenomenon surrounding the game became a case study in human psychology and what makes video games so addictive.
Image Caption: The original Game Boy (released in Japan in April 1989). Credit: William Warby/Wikipedia (CC BY-SA 2.0) The Game Boy is a hand held video game device manufactured in 1986 by Nintendo. It was released in Japan on April 21, 1989, in North America in August 1989, and in Europe on September 28, 1990. It was the first in a series of Game Boy handhelds and was originally bundled with the puzzle game Tetris. Worldwide the Game Boy line has sold over 118.69 million devices. In...
- A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.