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720 Degrees - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


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!

720 Degrees was produced by Atari Games in 1986.

Atari Games released 88 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1984. Atari Games was based in United States.

Other machines made by Atari Games during the time period 720 Degrees was produced include: Road Runner, Star Wars - Empire Strikes Back, Gauntlet, Gauntlet (PlayChoice), Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Doom, Gauntlet II, Championship Sprint, Super Sprint, Rolling Thunder, and Atari R.B.I. Baseball


Name 720 Degrees
Developer Atari Games (United States)
Year 1986
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 6791
Class Wide Release
Genre Sports
Conversion Class Atari System II
Game Specific 720 Degrees Pinout
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player Ambidextrous
  • Joystick: Circular Rotating
  • Buttons: 2 - KickJump
Sound Unamplified Stereo (requires two-channel amp)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard - 330 lbs
Control Panel 720 Degrees Control Panel Image

720 Degrees KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 3.84 (22 votes)

Fun Factor: 3.88

Overall Like 3.81
Fun (Social) 3.71
Fun (Solo) 3.95
Collector Desire 4.10

Technical Rating: 3.94

Gameplay 3.95
Graphics 3.95
Originality 4.43
Sound/Music 3.81

Personal Impressions and Technical Impressions each account for half of the total score. Within the Personal Impressions category, Like carries a little more weight than the other factors.

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Atari released a limited-edition soundtrack record.

Cabinet Information

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.


Converted to Sinclair Spectrum, Amstrad and Commodore 64 by US Gold in 1987. All versions featured the arcade soundtrack on the flip-side of the cassette.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op 720 Degrees Census

There are 14,743 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,469 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,447 machines (6,893 unique titles).

Very Common - There are 186 known instances of this machine owned by 720 Degrees collectors who are active members. Of these, 172 of them are original dedicated machines. 14 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 8 active VAPS members with a 720 Degrees machines for sale. There is one active VAPS member with an extra 720 Degrees circuit board for sale.

Wanted - Very Popular - There are 31 active VAPS members currently looking for 720 Degrees.

This game ranks a 51 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 52 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census want list records.

Rarity and Popularity independently are not necessarily indications of value. [More Information]



Foto-Finder® (Books)

  1. The Encyclopedia of Arcade Video Games Kurtz (ISBN 0764319256) Page: 197; Color photo Price guide: No
  2. Encyclopedia of Arcade Video Games Kurtz (ISBN 0764319256) Page: 197; Color photo

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  1. 3D Model (External): Dedicated

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2018 2 4,278.75 4,278.75
All Years 2 4,278.75 4,278.75


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