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720º

MobyRank MobyScore
Commodore 64
65
2.1
Amstrad CPC
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Arcade
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2.4
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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 Amstrad CPC The ramp. Show some tricks!
720º Commodore 64 Starting location (Mindscape)
720º Game Boy Color I lost my last life...
720º Commodore 64 Main menu (Mindscape)

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
All Game Guide Game Boy Color 1999 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Power Play Arcade Dec, 1987 7 out of 10 70
Commodore Force Commodore 64 Jul, 1993 65 out of 100 65
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
Total! (Germany) Game Boy Color May, 1999 3.75 out of 6 45
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) NES Mar, 1990 14 out of 40 35

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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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