Developer: Excalibur Publisher: Excalibur Publishing Genre: Simulation, Driving Language: EN / RU / Multi7 Treatment: Not required Release Date: 2014
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.
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.
- 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
Minimum System Requirements
CPU: Intel 2 GHz or greater RAM: 2 GB OS: Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8 / 10 Video Card: Dedicated graphics card with 256 MB memory Free Disk Space: 2 GB