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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. Amiga Ahead is the L.A. kidnapper
Chase H.Q. Game Boy Caught sight of the second vehicle
Chase H.Q. SEGA Master System Stage 5
Chase H.Q. NES Avoid cars like these. They only slow you down

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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Let's go, Mr. Driver, to the bin Commodore 64 *Katakis* (37849)
Get from A to B then Bang! Arcade *C64* (54027)

The Press Says

Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amstrad CPC Mar, 1990 97 out of 100 97
Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum Feb, 1990 94 out of 100 94
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) TurboGrafx-16 Jul, 1990 928 out of 1000 93
Commodore User Arcade Nov, 1988 9 out of 10 90
The Video Game Critic TurboGrafx-16 Aug 21, 2014 B 75
Raze Game Boy Jun, 1991 62 out of 100 62
GamesCollection SEGA Master System Nov 23, 2007 6 out of 10 60
Video Games Game Boy Mar, 1991 44 out of 100 44
ST Action Atari ST Sep, 1993 43 out of 100 43
Nintendo Land Game Boy 2003 30 out of 100 30

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Trivia

Awards

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

Contributed to by *C64* (54027), Sciere (280858), Kabushi (129784), Martin Smith (63047), Freeman (17829), gamewarrior (5064) and *Katakis* (37849)