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A one-on-one fighting game.

Tenth Degree was produced by Atari Games in 1996.

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 Tenth Degree was produced include: Hoop It Up World Tour, Area 51, T-Mek, Primal Rage, Metal Maniax, San Francisco Rush, Primal Rage II, Beavis And Butt-Head, Vicious Circle, and Freeze


Name Tenth Degree
Developer Atari Games (United States)
Year 1996
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 10073
Class Prototype
Genre Fighting
Conversion Class unique
# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Competitive
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Introduction

The following info comes from "'s Video Game Graveyard".Atari's Tenth Degree, originally Juko Thread, was to combine the elements of the Tekken and Street Fighter style fighting games with an emphasis on speed. got a chance to see Tenth Degree in its early stages, and even played a few rounds on the arcade machine. The characters were designed in a 3D anime style, with both male and female fighters available. In the early stages, developers were discussing having a super deform mode and some other surprises as well. The characters would have had a variety of fighting styles, all designed under the creative awning of James Goddard, who worked on Capcom's Street Fighter series as well as on Namco's Weapon Lord among others.

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This game was tested but never produced. The following, from Gamespot.coms Video Game Graveyard, explains why.BLOCKQUOTEAs stated in a GameSpot news story, Atari Games cited the poor state of the fighting market as the reason why ITenth DegreeI was canceled. We could not foresee selling a large enough volume to continue development, Ataris Derryl DePriest told us.PWhether Midway will be bringing the game to the home market, as it did with the similarly canceled arcade title IBio F.R.E.A.K.S.I remains to be seen.BLOCKQUOTE

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Tenth Degree Census

There are 14,959 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,548 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,366 machines (6,939 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 7 known instances of this machine owned by Tenth Degree collectors who are active members. Of these, It is an original dedicated machine (not another machine converted with a kit). 6 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list.

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

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

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