Video game concept

Player is given a score on their performance. Often an integral part of gameplay, such as the main goal.


The first video game about Score was released in 1969.

Atari, Mastertronic and U.S. Gold has published most of these games

Should NOT be used for games where "score" is actually representation of game progress. As in, there's no deviation in score when players complete the game (even this is not so strict if there's optional content, that is, the game can be finished with less than "100% completion").
See also: player statistics, paid killing (in case score is also your wealth)

Parent group

Player awards

Child groups

Online ranking, Score multipliers, Score oriented, Score loss


C64 1280
ZX Spectrum 881
Amstrad CPC 862
MS-DOS 840
Amiga 593
Atari ST 468
Linux 434
Tandy Coco 339
NES 312
Windows 288
Mac OS Classic 246
MSX 237
Arcade 221
Atari 400/800 167
C16/Plus4 133
Memotech MTX 112
BBC 110
Atari 2600 99
VIC-20 95
Apple II E 85
Oric 83
Electron 66
Win3.1 63
Famicom Disk System 62
Master System 62
Atom 59
Mac OS X 57
PCE 51
X360 48
Mega Drive 48

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