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Chase H.Q. Chase H.Q. - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Chase H.Q. - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


You are a Miami-Vice looking cop driving a custom Porsche with a two speed gear shift and a turbo button on the side. You have 60 seconds to catch up to the criminal and ram his car until it is too damaged to drive. There are five levels.

Chase H.Q. was produced by Taito in 1988.

Taito released 486 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1967. Taito was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Taito during the time period Chase H.Q. was produced include: Tokusyu Butai UAG, Full Throttle, Contintental Circuit, Exzisus, Wardner No Mori, Bonze Adventure, Chuka Taisen, Cloud Master, Fighting Hawk, and Final Blow


Name Chase H.Q.
Developer Taito (Japan)
Year 1988
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7318
Class Wide Release
Genre Racing
Conversion Class unique
Game Specific Chase H.Q. Pinout
Dipswitch Settings

Chase H.Q. Dipswitch Settings (user contributed)

# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 1
Game Play Single
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Steering: Wheel
  • Shifter: 2-position (low, high) with button
  • Pedals: 1
Sound Amplified Stereo (two channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
Control Panel Chase H.Q. Control Panel Image
Side Art Chase H.Q. Side Art Image

Chase H.Q. KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 4.29 (5 votes)

Fun Factor: 4.28

Overall Like 4.60
Fun (Social) 4.00
Fun (Solo) 4.60
Collector Desire 3.60

Technical Rating: 4.30

Gameplay 4.40
Graphics 4.40
Originality 4.20
Sound/Music 4.20

Personal Impressions and Technical Impressions each account for half of the total score. Within the Personal Impressions category, Like carries a little more weight than the other factors.

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Chase H.Q. Census

There are 14,909 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,532 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,197 machines (6,929 unique titles).

Very Common - There are 95 known instances of this machine owned by Chase H.Q. collectors who are active members. Of these, 73 of them are original dedicated machines. 2 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 20 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 6 active VAPS members with a Chase H.Q. machines for sale. There is one active VAPS member with an extra Chase H.Q. circuit board for sale.

Wanted - There are 7 active VAPS members currently looking for Chase H.Q..

This game ranks a 27 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 13 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census want list records.

Rarity and Popularity independently are not necessarily indications of value. [More Information]



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Foto-Finder® (Books)

  1. Arcade 1 Historical Guide to Arcade Machines Vol. 1 Bueschel (ISBN 086667-051-3) Page: 0; Color photo
  2. Arcade 1 Historical Guide to Arcade Machines Vol. 1 Bueschel (ISBN 086667-051-3) Page: 293; Black and white photo
  3. Collectors Guide to Vintage Coin Machines Bueschel (ISBN 0887407366) Page: 134,135; Color photo
  4. Arcade Treasures Kurtz (ISBN 088740619X) Page: 98; Color photo

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Flyer TAITO CHASE H.Q. Arcade Video Game advertisement original see pic

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Taito Chase H.Q. Arcade Driving Steering Unit. Used. Untested.

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Taito CHASE H. Q. Arcade Video Game Manual - good used original

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original Chase HQ H.Q Taito Arcade Video Game manual

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Taito Chase H.Q. Arcade Game Marquee Wall Art

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Chase H.Q. Video Arcade Game by Taito Operating Manual

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1988 Taito CHASE H.Q. video game advertising brochure

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Auction Results

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Auctions Recap

Year Count Median $ Average $
2015 2 63.25 63.25
2016 1 172.50 172.50
2017 2 73.75 73.75
All Years 5 88.50 89.30


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