Run your own taxi cab company by hiring drivers, upgrading vehicles and getting behind the wheel to complete fares. Some passengers will even encourage you to break traffic laws to get to their destination quickly, but try to avoid the watchful eye of the police.
User reviews: Mostly Negative (95 reviews)
Release Date: Aug 22, 2014
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About This Game

Combining elements of arcade simulation and strategic management, Taxi! puts you in control of an up and coming cab firm based in any one of three 3D cities. You’ll begin with a rundown old taxi, picking up passengers and fulfilling a variety of dispatch missions until you manage to muster up enough cash to upgrade your cab and invest in new vehicles.
Choose your staff wisely, while one driver may be expensive to hire they are less likely to take risks which will end in a collision catastrophe that’ll see you picking up the costly tab at the local garage. Each driver will excel in a particular area but some may be less experienced so you’re not going to want to risk one of your fully upgraded cars on an inexperienced driver that is more likely to prang the vehicle into an unidentifiable mess of metal.
Each of the three cities, based in America, Europe and the U.K includes its own unique cars and will require you to consider what side of the road you’ll need to drive on. Be cautious of potholes, oil slicks, peak time traffic and speed bumps as you seek to deliver your passenger to their destination in a timely manner.
There are a variety of obscure missions that you’ll need to complete that will include impatient passengers encouraging you to break traffic laws to get to their destination quickly and precariously balancing luggage on the roof rack of your taxi.

Features

  • Crashes will cause your taxi cab to dent
  • Hire taxi drivers
  • Purchase new vehicles
  • Upgrade vehicles
  • Day & Night cycle
  • Weather effects including fog and rain
  • Penalties for badly maintained vehicles
  • Speed bumps and potholes

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP (SP3) / Vista / 7 / 8
    • Processor: Intel 2 GHz or greater
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Dedicated graphics card with 256 MB memory
    • Hard Drive: 2 GB available space
Helpful customer reviews
8 of 11 people (73%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
2.0 hrs on record
Posted: February 9
"Who created the AI in this game, a monkey or something?" 5/10

Even though I enjoyed playing this game for a few hours, I still can't recommend that anyone pay full price for it. That being said; I've never enjoyed a game with so many bugs in it before, but I guess there's a first time for everything. And when I say that this game is buggy, I'm talking like, walking naked, covered head-to-toe in maple syrup through the rainforest on the hottest day of the year buggy. For starters, the drivers you hire should all be in prison because they're menaces to society. Do not leave these people alone for even one minute because none of their actions make sense and they will surely kill someone.

"Hey I'm a single block from that passenger, let me not pick them up and instead drive around in circles a few times before heading off into the opposite direction." I imagine this is what's going through the drivers heads the entire time because I have never seen such horrible AI in all of my life. Not only that, but watching over some of your drivers for a few minutes, and you'll surely notice how they barely follow any rules of the road at all. Red light? Let's run that. Speed limit? Let's go over that. I know some taxi drivers are drunk on the job, but this is just ridiculous. For a better experience just steer clear of hiring extra drivers entirely.

Like I said, I had some fun playing this game, but then again I got it for like a dollar or two in one of those fancy pants bundles of games for poor people. Aside from that, the graphics are dated and very not good, there is no support for gamepads, the music is boring and also not good, and there is only one view while driving. Pick it up for a few bucks maybe, but for full price pass this one up like the hired drivers in this game often do to potential passengers. Yeah, that's right, I just made a joke about under performing virtual taxi drivers.
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13 of 21 people (62%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: February 11
It's not crazy. It's taxi. I miss the crazy.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
4.0 hrs on record
Posted: May 10
I´m positive surprised about this game. It´s running pretty good and fast. For this price it is totally worth. :D
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
5.1 hrs on record
Posted: March 11
it is a good game for car lovers. i am a bit of a critic on games if the graphics is nit good or so on. but i like this game and i do recommend this game to car lovers
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
2.7 hrs on record
Posted: January 11
Great game if you have money and time to waste ! or you can simply gift it to someone you hate...
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