Floculus Bird is a remake of Flappy Bird in 3D with Oculus Rift support. I made it in about five hours for Flappy Jam, a game jam organized by the indie community to show support for Dong Nguyen.
Non-Rift Version (Play in Browser)
Floculus Bird is completely free, and thus isn’t for sale. If you’d pay money for this game, give it to Child’s Play instead.
If there’s a more ridiculous escalation of Flappy mania, this simply has to be it. I love it. – TouchArcade
Floculus Bird, a virtual reality version of Flappy Bird that’s played with the Oculus Rift, is much more interesting [than other simple clones]. You’re still flying on a 2D plane, but you can look to the left and the right, and above and below you, and the feeling of actually being a bird flying on a 2D path through the pipes from Mario Bros. is one of the stranger experiences one can have in gaming. – Polygon
There is no shortage of Flappy Bird clones in the world…now we’ve seen something that, at the very least, gives us literally a new perspective on the sadly dead hit game. – Huffington Post
An event where programmers were invited to create games based on Dong Nguyen’s original came up with one huge standout: Floculus Bird. – Stuff Magazine
Live and relive the wonderful experience frontal impact with green tubes. These are the stocks that make us drool on virtual reality. – Wired Italy, in unaltered Google Translate form
Additional coverage in English from:
Additional foreign coverage from:
- alt1040 (Spain)
- Gizmodo (Germany)
- Libération (France)
- Dobreprogramy (Poland)
- Vandal (Spain)
- Alfa Beta Juega (Spain)
- SDP Noticias (Spain)
- LookAtMe (Russia)
Some selected mentions of Floculus Bird from Twitter.