Number of Players
1 (Single Player)
Release Date

Wii (Wii Shop)

  • US 26th May 2008, 500 points
  • EU 25th Jul 2008, 500 points
  • JP 11th Mar 2008, 500 points

3DS (3DS eShop)

  • JP 16th Jan 2013, ¥500

3DS eShop

  • EU 17th Oct 2013, £3.59
  • US 21st Nov 2013, $4.99

Wii U eShop

  • US 17th Mar 2016, $4.99

Switch eShop

  • US 19th Jul 2018, $7.99

Nintendo Switch Online (Subscription)

  • Available Now
Controller Support


  • Review City Connection (Wii U eShop / NES)

    Missed Connection

    If you don't remember City Connection, we wouldn't blame you. In 1985, arcades in the U.S. and elsewhere were booming in popularity, and as a result that particular industry was rather strong. This title came to NES owners a little later, however, releasing in the middle of 1988. It looks and feels like a relic of a bygone era, and...

  • Review City Connection (3DS eShop / NES)

    Crash and burn

    Originally released as an arcade game, City Connection puts you in the shoes of a man who wants to travel all over the world in order to paint its roads white, thus proving that he's travelled across the globe. Sounds like vandalism to us, but that's the '80s for you! Of course, this would be rather difficult to accomplish on foot, so...

  • Review City Connection (Wii Virtual Console / NES)

    Driving round a bend

    City Connection was a moderately popular arcade game in the early '80s. The game stars you as a rather strapping young man driving around the world to paint the roads white in order to prove he's been there. Doesn't make much sense to us, but hey, whatever floats his boat! While doing so you must watch out for cars (including...

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About The Game

Released in 1985 for the NES, City Connection is a highway action game which sees you race to drive all the highways of the world! As a young Californian driving a customized automobile, you must avoid pesky cats and the ever-present police who will stop at nothing to bring your journey to a screeching halt.

Utilising oil cans and death-defying jumps, throw your assailants off your trail and travel the world from New York to Egypt in this exciting arcade game!