Atari's Forgotten Arcade Classics

As Atari turns 45 this month, a look at 10 of its little-known coin-op games from the early 1970s

Crash 'N Score
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Crash 'N Score

Crash 'N Score played off the successful Gran Trak 20 overhead racing formula, including a dual-wheel stand-up cabinet. It added an extra demolition derby twist, where players would try to crash into each other while collecting numbered flags that would pop up on the play field. Like most Atari games of the time, Crash 'N Score was a black and white discrete electronics game with a colored overlay on the monitor, which inexpensively added to the game's atmosphere.

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