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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!

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720º Commodore 64 I finished with the downhill (Mindscape)
720º NES In Game
720º ZX Spectrum Down low
720º Commodore 64 Learning on a half-pipe (U. S. Gold)

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Alternate Titles

  • "720 Degrees" -- Common title

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Critic Reviews

Zzap! Commodore 64 Feb, 1988 85 out of 100 85
All Game Guide Arcade 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amstrad CPC Jan, 1988 7 out of 10 70
Power Play Arcade Dec, 1987 7 out of 10 70
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Amstrad CPC Nov, 1989 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Power Play Commodore 64 Feb, 1988 6 out of 10 60
Video Games Game Boy Color Apr, 1999 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) ZX Spectrum Nov, 1989 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) ZX Spectrum Dec, 1987 6.8 out of 12 57
Pocket Magazine / Pockett Videogames Game Boy Color May 01, 1999 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20

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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.

Awards

  • Commodore Format
    • March 1994 (Issue 42) – Heaven: Music of the Gods

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