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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".


Chase H.Q. SEGA Master System Stage 3
Chase H.Q. Atari ST The arrows shows you the right direction
Chase H.Q. Game Boy Obstacles on the road
Chase H.Q. ZX Spectrum Here's Nancy with a message. Ralph, the Idaho Slasher, is on the run in a white British sports car (at least the guy has style). Go get him!

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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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User Reviews

Get from A to B then Bang! Arcade FatherJack (62757)
Let's go, Mr. Driver, to the bin Commodore 64 Katakis | カタキス (39505)

Critic Reviews

Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum Feb, 1990 94 out of 100 94
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amiga Jan, 1990 93 out of 100 93
Commodore User Arcade Nov, 1988 9 out of 10 90
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Commodore 64 1990 700 out of 1000 70
VideoGame Game Boy Nov, 1991 7 out of 10 70
Your Commodore Commodore 64 Mar, 1990 69 out of 100 69
Nintendo Magasinet (Sweden) Game Boy Aug, 1991 2.5 out of 5 50
Power Play SEGA Master System May, 1990 33 out of 100 33
Game Zero Game Boy Sep, 1992 32.5 out of 100 32
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Commodore 64 Jan, 1990 1.4 out of 12 12


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Amstrad CPC versions

There were two versions of the game released: for CPC464 and CPC6128. The latter featured additional speech samples and while running from tape the game was loaded in one go.


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

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