Over the past few weeks, the free iPhone game Flappy Bird has become a sensation.
The hugely difficult game, according to social media, has also ruined lives and engendered existential despair:
But is all of this existential angst because the game is secretly a parable about grief? You decide.
Joe Bernstein is a senior technology reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York. Bernstein reports on and writes about the gaming industry and web culture.
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