Over the last 6-12 months, indie developers have been complaining that trying to get to the top of the app store – without the development and marketing budgets of the large game companies – can seem nearly impossible.
Not so – meet Dong Nguyen.
Even he doesn’t know how his game ended up at #1 across the world.
Here’s one possible take that sounds plausible: people are competing to write the funniest review and share it on Twitter. It just appears to be one of those fluke memes that has taken off and in doing so, bumped the app right up the iOS App Store & Google Play rankings. Crazy stuff.
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