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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 Arcade Exploring.
720º Game Boy Color Hot shoes! Cash deducted.
720º Game Boy Color I lost my last life...
720º Amstrad CPC Title screen

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Alternate Titles

  • "720 Degrees" -- Common title

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Critic Reviews

Computer and Video Games (CVG) ZX Spectrum Jan, 1988 7 out of 10 70
Commodore User Commodore 64 Jan, 1988 7 out of 10 70
Raze NES Feb, 1991 64 out of 100 64
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Commodore 64 Nov, 1989 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Video Games Game Boy Color Apr, 1999 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Ultimate Nintendo: Guide to the NES Library NES 2016 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Power Play Commodore 64 Feb, 1988 6 out of 10 60
Mega Fun Game Boy Color May, 1999 54 out of 100 54
Game Freaks 365 NES 2005 4.8 out of 10 48
Questicle.net NES Jan, 2011 F 0

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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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