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Show your head...
— Vinnie
Vinnie Act 5


Red Mafia (Formerly)
Ben (Formerly)
Sift Heads Street Wars Protagonist (possibly/after of beta of shsw)




Leader of Assassins/Leader of Hitmen/Leader of Bounty Hunters


Plymouth Barracuda (Formerly),
Shelby GT500
Jeep (Destroyed)


Wito (father)
Bernardino (paternal uncle)
Darwen (paternal uncle)
Armando (eldest brother)
Ben (elder brother)
Santino (elder brother)
Alfredo (twin brother)
Michael (younger brother)
Carlos (youngest brother)
Mobo (formed by Aaron)


American of Italian ethnicy


Player's choice

Full Name

Aace Vincent



Powers and Abilities

skilled hand-to-hand Combat, Precise firing, Enhanced Strength, Great intelligence, highly aware of danger

Aace Vincent "Vinnie" is a bounty hunter and the primary protagonist and main protagonist of the Sift Heads series. Vincent's surname is currently unknown.


Spoiler warning!
This article contains plot details about an upcoming episode.

Early Life

Aace Vincent "Vinnie" was born in 1974 as an only child in Florence, into a family as simple as the next.

Vinnie as a baby

Vincent Before Killing his cat

In 1976, his father Aaron also known as Wito murdered by The Black Fox in a gunfight between two rival mafia clans in Italy: the Red Mafia and the Gray Mafia, when he was two years old. Wanting to forget this tragic incident his mother decided to leave Europe and move to America to start a new life, in that same year he committed his first murder when he shot his cat who had "killed" Vincent's teddy bear Mobo. In 1980, he suffocated his younger brother Michael with a toy car as payback for playing with his GT 500 toy car. Seven years later, he murdered his math teacher so he didn't have to go to school. As a kid, Vincent decorated his room with hardcore pornography, a real AK47 and a Japanese katana sword which states "blossom stem, if found please return to Kiro or else!". (The following information is incorrect, when Vinnie was a child, Kiro wasn't born yet.) In 1993, he had a run-in with law enforcement while under the influence; in the end, he killed two cops with Taurus PT92. He got his first taste of money by conning the cons themselves in the streets of Chicago. What was a simple hobby to him quickly turned into a profession, and Vincent later gave himself the nickname Vinnie. He would spread very fast among locals as being the best bounty hunter in the area and soon the best in the world. Naturally, such notoriety would bring him many contracts, lots of money and women, but also his share of enemies. Although, this did not intimidate the killer, who eliminated all who dared to oppose him. When suddenly, among all this violence, a woman entered his life. Vinnie was surprised that she could withstand such bloodbaths, but behold she could not resist his charm. And since this day Shorty has rolled by his side, and not just in the bedroom. A contract hit that turned sour forced Vinnie to meet one of his biggest adversaries: Kiro, an ex-member of the Yakuza, thirsty for vengeance (see: Sift Renegade 1, Sift Heads 5 and Sift Renegade 2). Following several heated battles, Vinnie proposed an alternative to this quarrel and let Kiro join his team.


  • Vinnie likes rock music, cars & weapons.
  • Vinnie has been fascinated by the Mustang Shelby GT500 Eleanor for a very long time.
  • Before Sift Heads World: Act 1, Vinnie's favorite gun was a Beretta 92 FS. Now, it seems to have changed to a Desert Eagle.
  • Vinnie's first ever kill was his cat, who's name is still unconfirmed.
  • At the Main Menu screen of Sift Heads 2, Vinnie seems to be exiting a BMW instead of a Shelby GT500.
  • His eyes are never shown throughout the entire series.
  • Vinnie fights the final guy in a fist fight at the end of Sift Heads World: Act 4
  • Vinnie mostly teases Kiro around
  • Vinnie and Kiro were formerly enemies but quickly becomes Best Friends
  • Vinnie somehow survived the shot from Alonzo from his Desert Eagle (Due to his Immunity to Gunfire)

Relationships with other Protagonists


When Vinnie was ordered by Yumma to kill Kienji (Kiro's Brother) for rebelling against older members of the Yakuza, Kiro was trying to kill him after the murder of several members of the Triads, but Vinnie defeated him. He spared him and told him not to kill someone who is paid but one who is paying. Later when Kiro confronted some Triads, Vinnie shot its leader then Kiro kills the rest. Kiro then joins Vinnie's team.

  • Vinnie is also annoyed by Kiro for making fun of him for living in the past, when Kiro started to ask about his age, Vinnie decided to tell Kiro to throw himself out of the car; soon Kiro stopped annoying Vinnie about living in the past.
  • Vinnie also stopped Kiro for trying to kill police officers due to his fuel of his rage. when Kiro was arrested, Vinnie rescued him to help him kill Alonzo and Yumma.
  • During Sift Heads: Street Wars, Vinnie started to tease Kiro for guarding the safehouse. Kiro just explained that if he left his safehouse unprotected it might be blown up again.


Vinnie met Shorty at a beach and both fell in love with each other. He always loves how Shorty is a shooting pro and always know what to do for fun. On Sift Heads 4, when he got bored since there would be fewer crimes in Chicago, Shorty decided that Vinnie should go on vacation. He also got help from Shorty since he could not sift heads alone. Vinnie also cares a lot for Shorty since he had to rescue her from Kiro and gave her a rest when she was shot during Sift Heads World Act 7.


Game Playable Notes
Sift Heads 0-5 Yes
Vinnies Shooting Yard 1-4 Unknown (Possibly Yes)

Vinnies Rampage


Shorty Covers No Cameo

Sift Renegade 3

Yes (Ending only)
Sift Renegade No Seen in the picture of the ending
Sift Renegade 2 No Seen in the opening
Sift Heads World Act 1-7 Yes
Sift Heads Street Wars Yes
Sift Heads Assault 1-3 Yes
Sift Heads Cartels 1-3 Yes

Characters killed by Vinnie

Name Reason Game
Unnamed Cat Ripping off his Teddy Bear, Mobo's head. Sift Heads 0
Unnamed Kid Stole Vinnie's toy car Sift Heads 0
Unnamed Teacher Just so that Vinnie wouldn't go to school Sift Heads 0
Eligio White Kidnapping the son of a police chief and underboss of white mafia. Sift Heads 0
"The Shadow" Illegal weapons dealer and boss of white mafia. Sift Heads 0
Angelo On the orders of Red Mafia Boss Sift Heads 1
Tony & Red Mafia Boss Trying to kill him after quitting the Red Mafia Sift Heads 1
Grey Mafia Boss To prove his skills and to put an end on the Grey Mafia Sift Heads 1
Ralph Ducan For being Corrupt Sift Heads 3
Kienji On the Orders of Yumma

Sift Heads 4 & Sift Renegade 3

Johnson For Sending a video of the Police Commissioner's Murder to the media and for putting his team on most wanted list Sift Heads World Act 0: Hidden Chapter
Alonzo Killed attempting to make a corrupt government and for trying to kill him. Sift Heads World Act 7: Ultimatum


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