Atari 2600 Pressure Gauge is a simple yet challenging game with basic graphics. The gameplay involves timing and precision to advance through the levels. The screen displays three vertical lines: a small colored line on the left, a rising line next to it, and a descending line on the right.
The objective of the game is to press the button when the rising line on the left aligns with the small colored line. Successfully doing so will cause a new line to rise from the bottom. If you press the button when the rising line is not aligned with the small colored line, or if you let the rising line reach the top without pressing the button, the new rising line will lower.
To clear a level, you must raise the new line all the way to the top of the screen. However, you must do so before the descending line on the right reaches the bottom. If you fail to complete the level before the timer runs out, the game will end.
Pressure Gauge offers a straightforward yet engaging experience that tests players’ timing and reflexes, providing a fun challenge for those who enjoy simple, retro-style games.