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Fare City: Taxi Mania - now Free; excellent game

11-04-2010, 11:38 PM
#1
Joined: Jul 2010
Posts: 742
Fare City: Taxi Mania - now Free; excellent game

http://itunes.apple.com/app/fare-city-taxi-mania/id330222186?mt=8

- Smooth and intuitive touch and drag controls

- Rich gameplay: two-ways streets; proper u-turns; wrap-around routes; emergency brakes; sophisticated bonus system; accident insurance

- 6 beautiful maps, each offering its own challenges:
* Downtown - the original urban grid
* Metrotown - the suburban district, complete with train
* The Maze - twisting roads and lanes to get lost in
* Harborside - escape to the country on the ferry
* Springfield - small town, nuclear power plant - for now it's just smoking…
* Townsend - a river, a ferry, and a bus - what more do you need?

- 4 great game modes allow for different styles of play and difficulty:
* Rookie - for those who like to kick back and relax
* Classic - the original Fare City in all its glory
* Time Trial - a race against the clock to collect those fares before time runs out
* Crazy Cabs - an awesome new game that is simple to play but lives up to its name!

- 3 game speeds

- Game Center enabled:
* Online leaderboards
* Unlockable achievements

- Open Feint enabled:
* Multiple online leaderboards
* Unlockable achievements
* Friends list
* Twitter and Facebook integration
* Multiple accounts per device

- Great jazzy style and soundtrack
11-05-2010, 03:20 AM
#2
Joined: Oct 2008
Posts: 894
This is a fantastic game, truly a next step up from Flight Control where taxis can run on both sides of the street, you can pause them temporarily, and recently have added in some great new maps and gameplay modes. Truly deserves some recognition! Hope this shoots it up to the top 50!