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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 Experience Level?
720º Commodore 64 Title screen (Mindscape)
720º Game Boy Color Starting location
720º ZX Spectrum Down low

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Alternate Titles

  • "720 Degrees" -- Common title

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Critic Reviews

Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum Jan, 1988 9 out of 10 90
Zzap! Commodore 64 Feb, 1988 85 out of 100 85
Mean Machines NES Nov, 1990 80 out of 100 80
64'er Commodore 64 Mar, 1988 11 out of 15 73
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) ZX Spectrum Jan, 1988 721 out of 1000 72
Computer and Video Games (CVG) ZX Spectrum Jan, 1988 7 out of 10 70
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Commodore 64 Dec, 1987 8.4 out of 12 70
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
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.

Awards

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

Contributed to by J. Michael Bottorff (1774), Martin Smith (67942), Pseudo_Intellectual (62613) and LepricahnsGold (139071)