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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 Halfway there
Chase H.Q. SEGA Master System Stage 4 Complete
Chase H.Q. SEGA Master System Stage 1 Complete
Chase H.Q. SEGA Master System Say hello to the New York Armed Robber

Promo Images

Chase H.Q. Magazine Advertisement Page 62
Chase H.Q. Magazine Advertisement
Chase H.Q. Magazine Advertisement Pages 2-3
Chase H.Q. Magazine Advertisement Pages 2-3

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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Critic Reviews

Tilt Sep, 1990 17 out of 20 85
1UP! Feb 05, 2007 71 out of 100 71
Player One Sep, 1990 70 out of 100 70
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Mar, 1990 8 out of 12 67
GamesCollection Nov 23, 2007 6 out of 10 60
Sega Does Jan 01, 2018 C+ 58
Retro Archives Apr 20, 2020 11.5 out of 20 58
The Games Machine (UK) Sep, 1990 55 out of 100 55
Power Play May, 1990 33 out of 100 33


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Amstrad 128K extras

In 128K machines, the Amstrad CPC version of the game will load all stages in one sitting. It will also play some speech at certain spots. Other Ocean Software games that had similar "extras" for these computers were "RoboCop" and "Dragon Ninja".


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

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Katakis | カタキス (42133) added Chase H.Q. (SEGA Master System) on Feb 01, 2004
Other platforms contributed by FatherJack (62725), Sciere (741128), Kabushi (257410), Martin Smith (76065), Freeman (64426), gamewarrior (5042) and Katakis | カタキス (42133)