A very old, famous and addictive game is Crazy Taxi. Infact it is not just a game but a series of games. This game was developed by Hitmaker (Sega AM3) and published by Sega.This game was first released in 1999, that is almost 15 years back. It was even ported to PlayStation 2 and Nintendo GameCube and Xbox.
Crazy Taxi is rated as one of the best games and has won many awards (also got greatest hits status on PS2). Crazy taxi highly addictive and once you start playing this game there is no end to it. As we mentioned above, Crazy taxi has many versions. One of the simplest version of this game is to drive the car as fast as possible – just plain simple driving by dodging other cars. What’s more fun is to keep playing the game you like on every device possible.
Play it on your computer, play it on your Playstation or even play it on your mobile and tablet. In this article we will look at the various available options where you can Play Crazy Taxi.
Note: Please note that Crazy Taxi is not yet available for windows mobiles (Nokia Lumia Range). It is probably under development stage, so you will have to wait before you can download and play Crazy Taxi on your windows 8 mobile.
Crazy Taxi for Android Mobiles and Tablets
Dreamcast nostalgia is back as Crazy Taxi is officially launched for Android mobile phone. This great hit from your good old days is back and you should definitely give this a try. The game on android is almost exact copy of the old Dreamcast game. Good thing is that you have two controls now – use tilting feature or use the touch screen controls. Driving your car around is as easy as it always was but more fun on mobile. You can play ranked mode, 3, 5, and 10 minute modes, along with the crazy box mode where you can do big jumps or bowl using the the tax. You can also earn points by ferrying people from place to place in an allotted amount of time. The game is about getting as many fares done as possible in a certain of time. There’s a time limit per fare, so if you don’t get there in time, they’ll jump out of the moving vehicle.
Barrel through traffic packed streets, hurdle off parking garages, and crazy combo your way to crazy money in a wild frantic race to scare up the most fares. In Crazy Taxi, time is money, and only the craziest cabbies come out victorious.
The music of the game is super awesome. Its probably one of the best part about this new game version. Instead of those general car noises, you will be hearing some awesome punk rock music by bands like The Offspring. For those who have never played Crazy Taxi, it’s a must try!
-Remastered for mobile devices based on the hugely popular Dreamcast Classic
-Extra large hills for extra long hang time
-Parked transporters with conveniently angled ramps
-Occasional deep sea exploration opportunities
-Play in touch or tilt control modes
-Continue the madness with 16 Mini games
-Listen to tracks from your own music playlist
-Controller Support – Play with your Power A Moga, Xbox, and all HID controllers!
Price and Download Link
The old sad art about this game is its price. Crazy taxi will cost you about $4.99/Rs 300, which is certainly on the higher side. So the big question is – should you spend this much just to walk down the memory lane. Its upto you! Its a good game, so if you were a fan of this game you should go ahead and buy it.
Play Crazy Taxi Online
Not the full version of the game but you can play the basic version of the game online. There are many websites and social networking sites which allow you to play Crazy Taxi free.
Play on Facebook for free
Crazy Taxi is available as a game application on Facebook as well. Good thing about playing on facebook is -
- It is free to play
- Game app is quite stable and equal fun
- You can share your scores and game updates on your facebook wall
- You can compete with your friends – game will show which of your friends are also playing this game. You can check their scores and try to beat them in this game. This even makes it more fun!
- Open your facebook account and at the top pane – (search bar) – enter “Crazy Taxi”. This will open a whole list of available apps for Crazy Taxi – these are different versions of the game. Select the one which you like!
- Select any game from this list
- Game app center will open up. On the right side (middle), you will see a button “Play”. This will open up the game application.
- Click the play button
- Game will start.
Drive as fast as possible! Press the left and right arrow keys to steer, the up and down keys to control the speed, and the spacebar to jump over other cars.
Play online – websites links
Again you can play the basic version of the game.. check the links below to play this game online. No need for any sign up, facebook install. Simply visit and play.
Download Crazy taxi for computer
Download the flash version of the game (same as facebook game). Drive the taxi using the maximum possible speed. Press the arrow keys to dodge other cars, accelerate and decelerate, and press the spacebar to jump over them.
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Crazy Taxi for iPhone/iPod touch/iPad
Just like its android counterpart, this game is also available for iOS devices. And it cost same as android app, that is $4.99! Infact it was launched for iPhone sometime back, much before android version. The features of this game on iPhone are similar to what is available on android mobile – its a full version of the game. This game by SEGA is about 131 mb for download and is compatible with iPhone 5 as well.