Sega Denies It Has Something To Do With Loopy Taxi Clone Taxi Chaos

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Again in December, Taxi Chaos was introduced for a variety of programs, together with the Swap. Clearly impressed by Sega’s legendary Loopy Taxi, the sport entails selecting up passengers and dropping them at numerous places round a sprawling metropolis, with the purpose to take action within the quickest time attainable so that you rating essentially the most factors.

The sport’s uncanny resemblance to Loopy Taxi – a franchise which has been dormant on consoles for years – did not go unnoticed, however the authentic PR for the sport issued in December final yr acknowledged that Sega was concerned – the corporate was listed as distributing the sport in Asian markets, which prompt that it was OK with the discharge:

The American retail model shall be printed and distributed by GS2 Video games, the European retail model by Mindscape, and The Japanese and different Asian variations shall be printed by Epicsoft and distributed by SEGA®.

Nonetheless, we have been contacted by Sega (on Taxi Chaos’ launch day, no much less), and the corporate is eager to emphasize that it’s under no circumstances concerned with Taxi Chaos’ launch or distribution in any market:

A recreation resembling SEGA’s Loopy Taxi is at present being promoted by an exterior firm. As inaccurately reported in some information, this title and its writer and developer don’t have any official or unofficial help from SEGA CORPORATION and its worldwide divisions. We’re at present investigating this case. SEGA locations nice worth on our heritage and can ceaselessly defend our mental property. We’re additionally repeatedly assessing all alternatives to remake/reimagine our universes and convey them to the general public as modern and high-quality experiences.

Apparently, that assertion seems to counsel that Sega is trying into methods to deliver Loopy Taxi again to the market. The final title to characteristic the identify was Loopy Taxi Tycoon on smartphones, which arrived in 2017.

Our assessment for Taxi Chaos goes dwell in a while at present, so hold a watch out for it.

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