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Description

Three girls have been reported missing including the mayor's daughter, and Chase Special Investigations has asked you to track down five vehicles, mentioned in the mission briefing, who are believed to be involved in the kidnapping. Using a heavy-designed machine with a V6 DOHC 3000CC Twin Turbo Engine, five sets of nitro-fuel boosts, and a gun attached to the steering wheel (which you can use to damage the target vehicle), your mission is to patrol the streets and find these vehicles.

The gameplay is similar to Chase H.Q., but there are a few differences. For example, cars travel in both directions instead of one, and some of them will catch up to your car and shoot at you. At least once in every stage a helicopter does a fly by and drops you some grenades you can use to further damage the target vehicle. A guy on a motorcycle will catch up to you and throw grenades at your car. And, most importantly, as mentioned earlier, you can shoot at the target vehicle rather than just bumping into it.

Have fun driving around, but remember, there is a strict time limit, so I wouldn't waste time or keep crashing into things if I were you.

Screenshots

S.C.I.: Special Criminal Investigation ZX Spectrum Caught the wagon, now to do damage. The small round objects in front of the chase car are shots that missed and hit the road. Good job standard ammo is not limited
S.C.I.: Special Criminal Investigation Atari ST The chase is on
S.C.I.: Special Criminal Investigation Amiga Stage 1
S.C.I.: Special Criminal Investigation SEGA Master System Criminal #4

Promo Images

S.C.I.: Special Criminal Investigation Magazine Advertisement Back cover
S.C.I.: Special Criminal Investigation Magazine Advertisement Pages 2-3
S.C.I.: Special Criminal Investigation Magazine Advertisement Pages 2-3

Alternate Titles

  • "S.C.I." -- Sega Master System media title
  • "Chase H.Q. II: Special Criminal Investigation" -- Amiga/Atari ST/C 64/ZX Spectrum title

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User Reviews

A better conversion that the original, but still mediocre at best Amiga Martin Smith (71303)

Critic Reviews

Computer and Video Games (CVG) TurboGrafx-16 Apr, 1991 85 out of 100 85
Play Time Commodore 64 Apr, 1991 84 out of 100 84
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amiga Dec, 1990 84 out of 100 84
ST Format Atari ST Jan, 1991 78 out of 100 78
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST Jan, 1991 8.4 out of 12 70
ST Action Atari ST Oct, 1993 68 out of 100 68
ST Format Atari ST Aug, 1993 61 out of 100 61
Datormagazin Amiga Feb 14, 1991 6 out of 10 60
Sega Pro (UK) SEGA Master System Apr, 1993 54 out of 100 54
Video Games SEGA Master System Sep, 1992 22 out of 100 22

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Awards

  • Commodore Format
    • July 1993 (Issue 34) - Modern Classics: Driving Games (Check 'em out)

Contributed to by FatherJack (62733), Martin Smith (71303), gamewarrior (5048) and Katakis | カタキス (41776)
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