The fun of weaving in and out of traffic and taking a cab over jumps doesn't get stale. The overall look of Crazy Taxi is what makes it stand out. The Crazy Taxi cabinet ran on hardware. It has tons of hidden strategies that the average player wouldn't figure out, plus there are lots of combos you can do with your cab, like the Crazy Dash or the Crazy Drift. Custom soundtracks can also be used on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 via their system firmware. A mobile-exclusive entry to the series, titled , was released on the and app stores in 2014.
Crazy Taxi Sega Dreamcast Review This game is really fun, even though it seems simple at first. Archived from on September 24, 2010. Sega claimed that the game was a of Crazy Taxi. The case, Sega of America, Inc. When playing the game with the arcade rules, you must constantly pick up fares to keep your time from running out. The crazier the stunts the more money for you.
Ratings are then awarded depending on how long the player took to complete the journey. It became one of the few on the Dreamcast, and also earned and status on PlayStation 2 and GameCube respectively. Game Informer 105 : 85. Such as play by arcade, 3, 5, 10 minutes or the crazy pyramid. Crazy Taxi is one of those arcade ports, and the Dreamcast version of the game holds up very favorably when compared with its arcade counterpart. As such, it's a must-buy for any Dreamcast owner.
The main objective of the game is to pick up customers and take them to their chosen destination as quickly as possible. Destinations can include such real world places as Tower Records and Pizza Hut. The frame rate is usually smooth as silk, but it occasionally bogs down for what seems like no reason at all - independent of how many cars are onscreen or how far into the distance you can see. The prices shown are the lowest prices available for Crazy Taxi the last time we updated. The PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions of Crazy Taxi also exclude the original bands, providing an original soundtrack for the ports. Many have said that the success of Sega's Dreamcast is tied to the quality of the company's arcade games and, ultimately, the console's ability to render those arcade games as closely as possible.
You're allowed to charge fare after your passenger has literally hung on by one hand. The graphics were great for when it came out. This is considered one of the most prominent examples of in video gaming history. Archived from on May 15, 2009. Subsequent ports of the game have also received generally positive reviews, but had a trend of declining average scores. Driving is actually pretty slow and acceleration takes forever making it a stab to the flow of the game play every time you bump into something. The game has the same kind of universal appeal and pick-up-and-play mentality that made Tony Hawk's Pro Skater a hit on the PlayStation.
Gameplay- 5 stars Music- 4 stars Graphics- 5 stars Controls- 5 stars over all 4. We do not factor unsold items into our prices. However, the amount of fun packed into its short life span makes it a worthwhile addition to your library of games. In October 2010 it was announced that Crazy Taxi would feature full widescreen support. The extra controls are confusing to use and not well explained anywhere throughout the game. Joe, whose car is really fast but lacks traction on non-paved surfaces; Gena, who can accelerate and brake with the best of them; and Gus, whose car is the opposite of B.
At the end of the game, you receive a license that rates your level of craziness. Both stages are based in sunny coastal locales, with steep hills and other strong similarities to. You slow down when you crash which can be kinda discouraging for beginner players. Your job is to do anything you can -- including driving down sidewalks and cutting off other cars -- to get your passengers where they want to go as quickly as possible. When the destination is reached, that customer's is added to the player's total money earned. The game is very simple.
This game is an absolute must for anyone with a Dre amcast, but also consider getting Crazy Taxi 2. An upright version was later released. Reviews were split across the releases in regards to the game's soundtrack. . It was originally released in arcades as a sit-down machine. There's a lot of speech used in the game, and most of it comes from people on the street and the people you pick up in your cab. Get there in a real hurry, and you'll get a time bonus.
To keep that meter collecting cash, you've gotta take the fastest route possible, even if it means bending the traffic laws--just a little. What more could we want in a game? Players can select three-, five- or ten-minute settings, or the Arcade Rules used in the original version of the game. The arrow does not adjust based on obstacles, but rather points in the general direction of the destination. In the three time-limited settings, play continues for the designated period of time, after which the cab automatically stops and no more points can be scored. The rest of the game's sound effects are well executed. The new city is a nice touch, but it's a little rough when compared with the first city.