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City Connection City Connection - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

City Connection - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


A little red car does wheelies and jumps between platforms and colours them in as it drives on them. Collect and shoot oil cans at the cops, taxis, ambulances etc. Watch out for the cat! Neat theme music and background pictures.

City Connection was produced by Jaleco in 1985.

Jaleco released 98 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1982. Jaleco was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Jaleco during the time period City Connection was produced include: D-Day (Jaleco), Formation Z, Pinbo, Parallel Turn, Dingo, Field Combat, Valtric, Momoko 120, Argus, and Butasan


Name City Connection
Developer Jaleco (Japan)
Year 1985
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7345
Class Wide Release
Genre Platform
Conversion Class unique
Game Specific City Connection Pinout
Dipswitch Settings

City Connection Dipswitch Settings (user contributed)

# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
PCB City Connection PCB Image

City Connection KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 3.17 (8 votes)

Fun Factor: 3.16

Overall Like 4.14
Fun (Social) 1.75
Fun (Solo) 3.50
Collector Desire 2.71

Technical Rating: 3.19

Gameplay 3.25
Graphics 3.13
Originality 3.25
Sound/Music 3.13

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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Background pictures are of famous international landmarks.
The game was licensed to Kitcorp as Cruisin'.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op City Connection Census

There are 14,958 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,547 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,359 machines (6,939 unique titles).

Common - There are 27 known instances of this machine owned by City Connection collectors who are active members. Of these, 27 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

Wanted - There is one active VAPS member currently looking for City Connection. There are 3 active VAPS members looking for City Connection boards sets.

This game ranks a 8 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 7 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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