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, U.S. Gold and Mastertronic 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 1363
MS-DOS 966
ZX Spectrum 940
Amstrad CPC 906
Amiga 691
Atari ST 544
Linux 442
NES 366
Tandy Coco 340
Arcade 298
Windows 289
MSX 259
Mac OS Classic 250
Atari 400/800 189
Apple II E 154
C16/Plus4 139
BBC 115
Memotech MTX 112
Commodore PET 106
Atari 2600 105
VIC-20 103
PCE 90
Oric 85
Mega Drive 85
GB 76
Master System 75
Electron 69
Famicom Disk System 63
Win3.1 63
Atom 59

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