720° Arcade Game
Beat the clock in this dynamic skateboarding game. Released by Atari in 1986, the 720° arcade game was one of the very first extreme sports arcade games. This timed game requires the player to continue to score to keep time on the clock, giving a ‘Skate or Die’ ultimatum if time starts to run out. By completing jumps, tricks, and events at skate parks, the player earns points and cash to upgrade their equipment and compete in more events and tournaments. To win and become the skateboarding champion, the player must complete 16 events at four of the parks. Upgrade your machine from a 25″ CRT to a 27″ LCD screen for $350. This game is also available for a complete restoration (side art, marquee art, control panel artwork, and new buttons) for an additional $600, making it look fresh off the factory line.
The following is from the Arcade Museum:
|Name: 720 Degrees
Developer: Atari GamesYear: 1986
Class: Wide Release
Conversion Class: Atari System II
Sound: Unamplified Stereo (requires two-channel amp)
Skate through a ramp-filled world doing jumps for points in this timed game. Buy equipment at shops or enter tournaments to win cash prizes. When time runs out player must “Skate or Die!” — run to the nearest tournament!
The game speakers were housed inside the boom-box-like marquee at the top of the game. The cabinet was manufactured by Atari in 1987.
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