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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 Service shop interface
Quarantine DOS Weapon shop wares
Quarantine DOS Running over a pedestrian (intro from CD version)
Quarantine DOS Game over, man! Omnicorp thugs offed you!

Promo Images

Quarantine Magazine Advertisement
Quarantine Magazine Advertisement
Quarantine Magazine Advertisement
Quarantine Magazine Advertisement

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 DOS/PlayStation title
  • "Death Throttle: Kakuzetsu Toshi kara no Dasshutsu" -- Japanese Saturn title
  • "ハード・ロック・キャブ" -- Japanese DOS/PlayStation spelling

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User Reviews

Hands up if you are playing this game during the pandemic! DOS Katakis | カタキス (42836)
Futuristic Action with a great plot DOS Apogee IV (2317)
Fondest memories of this amazing game DOS Corey McGuire (3)
Up there for best game of all time, if you can get it to work DOS Chad Henshaw (32)
A fast-paced, maniacal 3d 'driving' game. DOS RmM (73)
One of the best games I've ever played. DOS xroox (3957)
Let's get a cab! DOS Emepol (1558)

Critic Reviews

GamePro (US) 3DO May, 1995 4.5 out of 5 90
Score DOS Nov, 1994 88 out of 100 88
Game Power PlayStation Apr, 1996 80 out of 100 80
Computer and Video Games (CVG) DOS Dec, 1994 80 out of 100 80
Joystick (French) 3DO May, 1995 70 out of 100 70
PC Fun (French) DOS Nov, 1994 13 out of 20 65
PC Joker DOS Nov, 1994 63 out of 100 63
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) 3DO May, 1995 23 out of 40 58
3DO Magazine (UK) 3DO Jun, 1995 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
The Retro Spirit DOS Jul 26, 2010 2 out of 6 33

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Trivia

On March 31, 1995, Quarantine was put on the infamous German index by the BPjS. For more information about what this means and to see a list of games sharing the same fate, take a look here: BPjS/BPjM indexed games.

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