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Quarantine

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Developed by
Released
Platforms
MobyRank MobyScore
SEGA Saturn
...
3.5
3DO
49
1.0
PlayStation
...
2.6
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Description

In Quarantine, you play the part of a taxi driver, desperate to escape from the violent prison city of Kemo. Deliver passengers to their destinations, so you can earn money to upgrade your cab, and take on undercover missions in the hope that somehow you can find a way out. An impressive array of cab-mounted weaponry will help you to survive.

Screenshots

Quarantine DOS Chunk-o-rific!  :-)
Quarantine 3DO Driving the rough streets of Kemo.
Quarantine 3DO Title screen
Quarantine 3DO Change your view to look out the windows.

Alternate Titles

  • "デススロットル 隔絶都市からの脱出" -- Japanese Saturn spelling
  • "Hard Rock Cab" -- Japanese PSX title
  • "Death Throttle: Kakuzetsu Toshi kara no Dasshutsu" -- Japanese Saturn title

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User Reviews

Fondest memories of this amazing game DOS Corey McGuire (3)
A fast-paced, maniacal 3d 'driving' game. DOS RmM (64)
Futuristic Action with a great plot DOS Apogee IV (2336)
Let's get a cab! DOS Emepol (1547)
Up there for best game of all time, if you can get it to work DOS Chad Henshaw (32)
One of the best games I've ever played. DOS hydra9 (3853)

The Press Says

PC Gamer DOS Dec, 1994 92 out of 100 92
GamePro (US) 3DO May, 1995 4.5 out of 5 90
Game Players 3DO Jun, 1995 80 out of 100 80
Power Play DOS Nov, 1994 79 out of 100 79
PC Player (Germany) DOS Dec, 1994 68 out of 100 68
Video Games & Computer Entertainment 3DO Jul, 1995 6 out of 10 60
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) 3DO May, 1995 5.8 out of 10 58
The DOS Spirit DOS Jul 26, 2010 2 out of 6 33
Joystick (French) 3DO May, 1995 70 out of 100 30
Defunct Games 3DO Feb 26, 2006 20 out of 100 20

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Trivia

Like Sam Jeffreys I also decided to write a little note of appreciation to Ray Larabie, and also took the chance to ask him how Gametek managed to find all the cool music for the game. Here's what he wrote:

"That’s funny, I was just talking about Hoverboy today!

The only band that made it over here was You Am I who had a top 40 hit with “Soldiers”. It’s one of my favourite juvey, teen-angst songs, up there with Pleasant Valley Sunday by the Monkees.

Gametek knew someone who knew someone who ran a very inexpensive film production company in Oz. I think they did music videos but I’m not sure. They did the FMV for another Gametek game … dome D&D thing and it was extremely funny! I forget what it was called but the video was great. I believe that Simon Day was the connection with the bands … Drake himself! I still feel like I’ve never made a cool game since Quarantine. GTA London was kind of cool but it’s no Q-tine. The group of 5 guys who put Q-tine together are still working in the same office. Right now were doing a game based on the 1979 cult movie, the Warriors. Rod Humble, the producer is producing (or directing, I forget) the next Everquest title."


Contributed to by AkibaTechno (228), hydra9 (3853), Kabushi (122207) and Jeanne (75620)