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

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C64 1385
MS-DOS 1006
ZX Spectrum 954
Amstrad CPC 917
Amiga 711
Atari ST 562
Linux 442
NES 372
Tandy Coco 339
Arcade 310
Windows 290
MSX 270
Mac OS Classic 251
Atari 400/800 196
Apple II E 158
C16/Plus4 139
BBC 127
Memotech MTX 112
Atari 2600 106
Commodore PET 106
VIC-20 103
PCE 96
Mega Drive 90
Oric 85
GB 80
Master System 80
Electron 69
Win3.1 63
Famicom Disk System 63
Atom 59

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