Back in the day when we nerds and geeks would game, it wasn’t about beating or finishing a game. It used to be about who could have (and keep) the highest score on the machine. These three digit names you could put in would stand as a testimony to how good you were at that game, and anyone who played afterwards sole goal would be to outscore you.
Times have really changed, but here is a list of high score games that totally rocked us when we first played them. The cool thing is, with mobile games the high score market is coming back, and that is something us retro gamers can sure stand behind.