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Crazy Taxi 3

Platform(s): Arcade, Game Boy Advance, GameCube, Nintendo DS, PC, PSOne, PSP, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox, Xbox 360
Genre: Racing

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Fasten Your Seat Belts 'Crazy Taxi 3' Ships

by Thomas on July 23, 2002 @ 6:17 p.m. PDT

Three times the size of past "Crazy Taxi" games, "Crazy Taxi 3: High Roller" delivers non-stop arcade action on the bustling streets of Glitter Oasis at night. Gamers must race between over-the-top fantasy casinos and labyrinthine desert back roads in a mad dash for cash, collecting fares from customers ranging from glamorous showgirls to gangs of unruly mimes. A new set of challenging mini-games, dubbed the "Crazy X," will help gamers perfect their skills -- from the crazy dash and crazy hop, to insane combo moves like the crazy drift hop dash -- as they unlock new cars and other secret items.

New drivers Mrs. Venus, a pink-haired mother of eight, the surly Zax, unpredictable Angel and super-smooth Bixbite join eight cabbies from the first two games. "Crazy Taxi 3: High Roller" also features tricked out versions of the West Coast level from the original "Crazy Taxi" and the Small Apple from "Crazy Taxi 2" for three full games in one.

"SEGA invented the crazy driving genre with the original `Crazy Taxi,' and with `Crazy Taxi 3: High Roller' we prove that not only did we do it first, but that we still do it the best," said Mike Fischer, vice president, entertainment marketing, SEGA of America. "Whether you're new to the series or a long time fan, prepare to be hooked on even more of the addictive pick-up and play fun that made the original `Crazy Taxi' an instant classic."

"Crazy Taxi 3: High Roller" also features an adrenaline-pumping soundtrack, featuring tracks from Brian Setzer '68 Comeback Special, Methods of Mayhem, Bad Religion, The Offspring and Citizen Bird.

"Crazy Taxi 3: High Roller" for Xbox is rated "T" for Teen, and is available at retailers nationwide for $49.95. For screenshots and artwork, please visit our press FTP site: ftp://segapr.segaamerica.com/Sega_Games/SEGA_ENTERTAINMENT/ CrazyTaxi3_HighRoller (Due to the length of this URL, it may be necessary to copy and paste this hyperlink into your Internet browser's URL address field.)

About Sega

SEGA® of America is the American arm of Tokyo, Japan-based SEGA Corporation, a $3.5 billion corporation by market capitalization, recognized as a worldwide leader in interactive entertainment both inside and outside the home. The company develops, publishes and distributes interactive entertainment software products for a variety of hardware platforms including PC, wireless devices, and those manufactured by Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. SEGA of America's Web site is located at www.sega.com.

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