Let the flapless among us take heart. “Flappy Bird,” the now defunct mobile sensation, will one day rise like a phoenix and fling itself awkwardly into an app store near you.

Was Flappy Bird too popular?

Dong Nguyen, the creator of the infuriatingly addictive and deceptively difficult mobile game confirmed as much early Wednesday on Twitter. Responding to a tweet Dong sent last month, a follower directly asked if he plans to ever make the game available again.see more