Conclusion: Pretty much like The Offspring . If a track by The Offspring comes coasting by on your iPod during shuffle, cool. A quick blast of 90’s punk rock is always welcome, but it’s not every day you want to wade through an entire Offspring album.
Excerpt: SEGA's port of the arcade title Crazy Taxi came about in 2000 during the middle of the Dreamcast's life cycle, becoming enough of a success to spawn two sequels and a number of additional console ports throughout the rest of the Noughties.
Conclusion: For ten bucks you can overlook much of the aged gameplay and graphics and there is some mindless fun to be had for the cheap price; but the removal of the music and other locals does a lot to kill the nostalgic desire to relive the glory days of the Dreamcast/Arcades of the late 90’s/early 2000’s.
Excerpt: Crazy Taxi is a game about picking up passengers and delivering them to their desired destinations before the clock reaches zero. How you get from point A to point B is entirely up to you. Success will earn you cash; failure will earn you GAME OVER.
Excerpt: The Dreamcast is one of the most beloved systems in gaming history, spurred on by the likes of Jet Grind Radio, Shenmue and Space Channel 5. Via PSN and XBLA current gen console owners now have the opportunity to play one of the other staples of the Dreamcast era: Crazy Taxi.
Excerpt: The Dreamcast, cruelly cut short in its prime by the impending release of the PlayStation 2 and waning third party support, played host to some incredible arcade-quality games. Packed with purity and stuffed with playability and slick graphics, the likes of Powerstone, Soul Calibur and Virtua Tennis...
Pros: It’s the same, pure Crazy Taxi game we used to love, The leaderboards are a nice touch
Cons: The menus, HUD and UI are a little ugly, There’s little licensed content remaining, One new mode or map would have been nice for old fans