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720º

MobyRank MobyScore
NES
...
1.9
Amstrad CPC
...
2.0
Arcade
...
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 Arcade Quickly.
720º ZX Spectrum Bonus points
720º Arcade Skate City.
720º Arcade Exploring.

Alternate Titles

  • "720 Degrees" -- Common title

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The Press Says

Mean Machines NES Nov, 1990 80 out of 100 80
64'er Commodore 64 Mar, 1988 11 out of 15 73
Commodore Force Commodore 64 Oct, 1993 72 out of 100 72
Commodore User Commodore 64 Jan, 1988 7 out of 10 70
Power Play Arcade Dec, 1987 7 out of 10 70
Happy Computer Amstrad CPC Feb, 1988 68 out of 100 68
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Commodore 64 Nov, 1989 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Game Freaks 365 NES 2005 4.8 out of 10 48
Total! (Germany) Game Boy Color May, 1999 3.75 out of 6 45
All Game Guide Commodore 64 1998 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars 30

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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.
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