The Best Android Games #8: Flight Frenzy Deluxe

OK, let’s be honest – we started playing Big Fun Games’ Flight Frenzy Deluxe expecting it to be nothing more than a terrible clone of our beloved Flight Director. We thought we’d end up slagging it RIGHT off and having a good old laugh about it in the process, too.

But no. Credit where it’s due – Flight Frenzy Deluxe is utterly brilliant.

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Just look at it. It may well play and work in the exact same way as Flight Director and the other recent line-drawing, plane-landing, airport management clones , but it has such a great look to it.

It’s a totally professional production. We are, frankly, a little shocked that such polished games like this can be found hidden away on the Android Market. People should be raving about things like this much more.

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And you can’t argue with a 50p asking price for the full version, either. You can’t even buy a Twix for 50p these days. Great work, Big Fun people! Let’s hope it moves up into a more flattering category than “Downloads 100-500” soon.

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  1. Mat

     /  April 6, 2010

    not showing up in my market, damn my hero and its lowly 1.5. Would buy it if I could, looks pretty good!

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  2. Brad

     /  April 6, 2010

    Was ganna get this to support the developers with an awesome looking game. However, after reading Mat’s comment about not finding it on his Hero, I guess we Hero users will have to wait until 2.1… Please hurry!

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  3. Gary C

     /  April 7, 2010

    To be honest, I do still prefer Flight Director. It has smaller plane sprites, so it’s easier to slot them in ‘the queue’.

    Does anyone else count ‘Pushing Tin’ as one of their favourite films?

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  4. MrChaz

     /  April 7, 2010

    It’s a little hefty at 4Mb but great fun, although I’m terrible at these games.

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  5. Personally i found the over sized jets and so forth quite the hassle also because i feel you get swamped with flights way too soon .. my 50 cents of feed back is this smaller planes or larger working area this gets pluses for toon design but minuses for game play

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