Video game concept

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

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)

The first Score video game was released in 1971.

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

Parent group

Player awards

Child groups

Online ranking, Score multipliers, Score oriented, Score loss

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C64 1568
ZX Spectrum 1102
MS-DOS 1057
Amstrad CPC 1045
Amiga 744
Atari ST 593
Apple II E 551
Linux 452
NES 379
Arcade 354
MSX 351
Tandy Coco 346
Windows 293
Atari 400/800 291
Mac OS Classic 253
BBC 208
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VIC-20 137
Atari 2600 120
Commodore PET 111
Memotech MTX 109
Electron 106
PC Engine 97
Mega Drive 96
Oric 87
GB 83
TRS-80 82
Master System 81
Win3.1 68
Famicom Disk System 63

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