10 Weirdest Video Game Ports You Won't Believe

9. Crazy Taxi (Game Boy Advance)

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Crazy Taxi is one of those games that you wish that Sega would please - for the love of all that is holy - give more entries to (see also Skies Of Arcadia, Comix Zone, and so on) so that poor Sonic can finally catch a breath.

Crazy Taxi is fun in so many ways, it's hard to know where to even begin. You're basically a cab driver who apparently learned how to drive from the GTA games. But hey, it gets your clients to their destinations on time, so I guess it all balances out.

So where did they decide to port this high octane 3D car racing game? Why, to the Game Boy Advance, of course! While not an absolutely terrible port, considering how primitive the GBA's 3D capabilities were, the game suffered immensely. This is a game that could only run at 100% on the Dreamcast and PS2; two of the most powerful systems on the market at the time of its release.

Bottom line, it was probably a bad idea to port Crazy Taxi to a system that didn't even have joystick controls. This is NOT a game you can play on a D-pad.

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