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.

Mastertronic, Atari and Firebird 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 1238
ZX Spectrum 850
Amstrad CPC 835
MS-DOS 776
Amiga 554
Atari ST 434
Linux 433
Tandy Coco 339
NES 301
Windows 286
Mac OS Classic 246
MSX 218
Arcade 194
Atari 400/800 161
C16/Plus4 132
Memotech MTX 112
BBC 107
Atari 2600 96
VIC-20 94
Oric 83
Apple II E 82
Electron 65
Win3.1 63
Master System 60
Famicom Disk System 59
Atom 57
Mac OS X 57
X360 48
Atari 5200 44
Mega Drive 43

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