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720º

MobyRank MobyScore
Arcade
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Game Boy Color
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1.2
Amstrad CPC
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2.0
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Description

You're a skateboarder in Skate City, one of the largest skateparks ever built. Ollie off of ramps, grind on rails, and swerve past pedestrians as you bust out tricks. Visit skate shops scattered around the park to upgrade your gear and improve your skills. Participate in competitions to earn medals and cash to use in the shops. But, if you don't get to a competition in time, the infamous "Skate Or Die" message appears, and then you have to hurry!

Screenshots

720º Game Boy Color In the Ramp Park.
720º NES Title Screen
720º Arcade Title Screen.
720º Game Boy Color My ratings stickers.

Alternate Titles

  • "720 Degrees" -- Common title

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The Press Says

The Games Machine (UK) ZX Spectrum Dec, 1987 83 out of 100 83
64'er Commodore 64 Mar, 1988 11 out of 15 73
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amstrad CPC Jan, 1988 7 out of 10 70
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Commodore 64 Dec, 1987 8.4 out of 12 70
Commodore User Commodore 64 Jan, 1988 7 out of 10 70
Computer and Video Games (CVG) ZX Spectrum Jan, 1988 7 out of 10 70
Commodore Force Commodore 64 Jul, 1993 65 out of 100 65
Power Play Commodore 64 Feb, 1988 6 out of 10 60
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Commodore 64 Nov, 1989 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) ZX Spectrum Dec, 1987 6.8 out of 12 57

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

The Arcade version of 720º appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

UK National Computer Games Championship 1988

The Commodore 64 and Spectrum versions are used as competition game in the qualifiers for the computer gaming contest in the UK in 1988. The game was played for high-score.
Contributed to by J. Michael Bottorff (1795), Martin Smith (63052), Pseudo_Intellectual (44780) and LepricahnsGold (89507)