Fortnite Goes All Crazy Taxi on Us with a New Mode
Fortnite is no stranger to experimenting with different game modes and genres. The battle royale giant has been known to incorporate elements from other popular games, such as Among Us, Fall Guys, and Minecraft, into its own unique gameplay. But the latest addition to Fortnite’s limited-time modes (LTMs) might be the most surprising and nostalgic one yet: Tilted Taxis, a homage to the arcade classic Crazy Taxi.
In this article, we will explore what Crazy Taxi is, how Tilted Taxis works, and why Fortnite is still one of the most played games in the world.
What is Crazy Taxi?
Crazy Taxi is a video game that was released in 1999 by Sega. It was originally an arcade game, but it was later ported to various consoles, such as Dreamcast, PlayStation 2, GameCube, and Xbox. It has also spawned several sequels and spin-offs over the years.
A brief history of the arcade classic
Crazy Taxi was developed by Hitmaker, a division of Sega that was responsible for creating innovative arcade games. The game was inspired by real-life taxi drivers in San Francisco, who were known for their reckless driving and stunts. The game’s designer, Kenji Kanno, wanted to create a game that would capture the thrill and excitement of driving a taxi in a busy city.
Crazy Taxi was well-received by critics and players alike, who praised its graphics, sound, gameplay, and replay value. It was also a commercial success, becoming one of the best-selling Dreamcast games in the United States. It has been recognized as one of the greatest video games of all time by various publications and websites.
The gameplay and mechanics of Crazy Taxi
The gameplay of Crazy Taxi is simple but addictive. The player controls a taxi driver who picks up passengers and takes them to their destinations as fast as possible. The player earns money based on how quickly they complete each fare, as well as how dangerously they drive. The player can also earn extra money by performing stunts, such as jumps, drifts, and near-misses.
The game features four different drivers to choose from, each with their own personality and driving style. The game also features two main modes: Arcade Mode and Original Mode. In Arcade Mode, the player has to complete as many fares as possible within a time limit. In Original Mode, the player can choose from three different time settings (three, five, or ten minutes) and complete fares without a time limit.
What is Tilted Taxis?
Tilted Taxis is a new LTM that was introduced in Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 8. It is based on Crazy Taxi, but with some twists and changes to fit the Fortnite universe.
How to play the new Fortnite LTM
Tilted Taxis is a team-based mode that pits four teams of four players against each other. Each team has their own color-coded taxi that they can use to pick up passengers and take them to their destinations. The goal is to collect 50 stars before any other team does.