Game Information

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The main character in the game is a female driver, Clarice, of a Honda City (the North American version features a male driver) on a tour of all the sights and roads across the world. To prove that she has visited a particular location, she must drive around the location painting every section of the road white. However, the police, who have no tolerance for vandalism, attempt to stop the driver from completing her goal. The player's car can jump and fire cans of oil. To avoid forcing the player from retracing the same roads again, the roads change color when the car drives over them, indicating that that specific road has been painted. There are three main obstacles: police, cats and spikes. The police chase after the car and if a police car comes into contact with the main character's car, the car "explodes" by turning into a group of hearts and the player loses a life. To combat this, the player can obtain cans of oil, which can be used to cause the police cars to spin out of control, allowing the player to bump them off the screen. Other enemies include a cat, which, when hit, causes the player to lose an extra life as the cat goes diagonally off the screen (but does not cause the car to "explode") with playing of a comical music, "Der Flohwalzer", known as "Neko Funjatta" (I Stepped on the Cat) in Japan. There is also spikes, which make the car "explode" on contact. Occasionally, a balloon may float by during any given stage. If the car touches one of these balloons, it collects it and collecting three such balloons will activate a warp that sends the car multiple stages ahead and provides significant bonus points. Although the city you travel to will change, the difficulty pattern of the road will remain the same. As the number of cities you travel to loop endlessly, the game is not shortened by taking a warp. One particular thing about this game is the "catchy" tune that plays in the background as you enter a new city. Although it uses "ethnic" variations according to the destination, it's an adaptation of a famous classic piece, "Allegro non troppo e molto maestoso", from Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No.1.

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ReleasedMay 01, 1988
Developer
PublisherJaleco
Players2
Co-OpNo

Game Rarity

Average Price (USD) Rarity Popularity
$14.1498049

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Additional Information

City Connection is an offbeat car racing title. Gamers take the helm of a suped-up buggy, resembling a Ford Festiva, and attempt to cover all of the territory on four side-scrolling platforms. The four platforms loop around and are lined with cells, which light up when you pass over them. Obstacles, such as Police cars endanger your mission; but the car is equipped with a limited supply of oil cans that can render enemies harmless. In addition, the car's suspension allows incredible jumps that allow gamers to bound over the persistent police.

The game begins in New York, and the object is to light up all of the cells on a given level. If successful, gamers will proceed to the next city in their world tour. Precise jumping over holes and onto particular tracks of space is critical.

Controls: Gamepad/Joystick

Box Description

JALECO
onnection
Drive For Your Life!
Your mission: Race your speed
demon car from New York to Tokyo
in record time. Tour city after city
on the way and make points.
With the cops and the enemy on
your tail.
They ambush you at every turn,
pushing you off the road, leaping
into your path.
You outsmart them, firing an
arsenal of oil cans you've collected
in the road, knocking them out
and racking up more points.
Three-tiered highways connect
each city. Your job: Cover every
stretch of the highway in order to
hit the next city.
Step on it! Burn rubber. You can
make it. Or can you?
JALECOW and City Connectionw are trademarks of Jaleco USA Inc.
Nintendo@ and Nintendo Entertainment System@ are trademarks of Nintendo
of America Inc. 0 1988 Jaleco USA Inc.
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