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A game where you take control of an unmarked police car, a Nissan 300ZX T-Top Turbo, that attempts to ram or shoot fleeing criminals, forcing them to pull over before the time limit runs out.

S.C.I. - Special Criminal Investigation was produced by Taito in 1989.

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 S.C.I. - Special Criminal Investigation was produced include: Recordbreaker, Jigoku Meguri, Continental Circus, Kurikinton, Top Shooter, Asuka & Asuka, Battle Shark, Cadash, Cameltry, and Champion Wrestler


Name S.C.I. - Special Criminal Investigation
Developer Taito (Japan)
Year 1989
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 9700
Class Wide Release
Genre Racing
Conversion Class Not JAMMA
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 1
Game Play Single
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Steering: Wheel with Force Feedback - Fire buttons are mounted on both sides of the wheel
  • Shifter: 2-position (low, high) with button - Turbo Boost
  • Pedals: 1
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
Control Panel S.C.I. - Special Criminal Investigation Control Panel Image
Side Art S.C.I. - Special Criminal Investigation Side Art Image

S.C.I. - Special Criminal Investigation KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 3.06 (3 votes)

Fun Factor: 3.80

Overall Like 4.00
Fun (Social) 3.00
Fun (Solo) 5.00
Collector Desire 3.00

Technical Rating: 3.25

Gameplay 3.33
Graphics 4.50
Originality 4.00
Sound/Music 4.50

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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Cabinet Information

The steering wheel has force feedback action and the control panel overlay resembles the dashboard of the car.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op S.C.I. - Special Criminal Investigation Census

There are 14,908 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,530 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,187 machines (6,929 unique titles).

Very Common - There are 74 known instances of this machine owned by S.C.I. - Special Criminal Investigation collectors who are active members. Of these, 61 of them are original dedicated machines. 13 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 8 active VAPS members with a S.C.I. - Special Criminal Investigation machines for sale. There is one active VAPS member with an extra S.C.I. - Special Criminal Investigation circuit board for sale.

Wanted - There is one active VAPS member currently looking for S.C.I. - Special Criminal Investigation.

This game ranks a 16 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 2 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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Year Count Median $ Average $
2015 1 86.25 86.25
All Years 1 86.25 86.25


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