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Chase H.Q.

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Description

As an undercover agent of Chase Headquarters, your job is to patrol the streets and track down five criminals. You are given a mission briefing before you start which gives information on the suspect and what car they drive. Then you drive across the city without crashing into other cars, and catch up with the criminal's car. To arrest the suspects, you must keep bumping into their car until it is no longer functional. And you have to do this under a strict time limit. You can't afford to crash into cars or buildings or you waste time getting on the road again.

However, once you've caught up with your suspect, you are given more time. Your car is also equipped with turbo boosts, which you can use to gain extra speed if you are way behind the criminal. Each arrest is based on a "suspicion".


Screenshots

Chase H.Q. NES Brought him down
Chase H.Q. NES Third suspect
Chase H.Q. SEGA Master System What to buy
Chase H.Q. TurboGrafx-16 The first suspect

Alternate Titles

  • "Taito Presents Chase H.Q." -- US Game Boy title
  • "Taito Chase H.Q." -- Console title
  • "タイトーチェイスH.Q." -- Japanese spelling

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The Press Says

Joystick (French) TurboGrafx-16 Apr, 1990 89 out of 100 89
Defunct Games TurboGrafx-16 Jun 23, 2007 70 out of 100 70
VideoGame Game Boy Nov, 1991 7 out of 10 70
Your Commodore Commodore 64 1990 69 out of 100 69
GamesCollection SEGA Master System Nov 23, 2007 6 out of 10 60
Power Play Amiga Mar, 1990 56 out of 100 56
Nintendo Magasinet (Sweden) Game Boy Aug, 1991 2.5 out of 5 50
Mean Machines Game Boy Mar, 1991 42 out of 100 42
Power Play Game Boy Jun, 1991 41 out of 100 41
Amiga Power Amiga May, 1991 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 33

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Awards

  • EMAP Golden Joystick Awards 1990 (published by ACE #33, 1990/6)
    • Winner Best 8-Bit Soundtrack

Contributed to by FatherJack (52204), Sciere (270454), Kabushi (126814), Martin Smith (63136), Freeman (17337), gamewarrior (5065) and *Katakis* (37842)