In Challenge, players take control of a duck. The duck can only move vertically until it reaches the top or bottom of a column, then it can move left to get to the next column. The columns are intersected by rows. These rows contain creatures that continually go back and forth. Players have to go up and down between these columns while dodging the patrolling creatures. Successfully navigating all the columns in the six minute time limit completes a stage. Completing a stage earns an extra life on top of the six lives the player starts the game with and brings the player to the next stage which has increased difficulty due to more creatures being added.
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This version of Challenge was designed for Atari 2600, which was commercially very successful video game console of second generation produced by Atari from 1977 to 1992. It was the first console that used removable memory modules with games. At the time of its greatest fame, more than 30 million units of this console were sold for about $ 200 a piece. To date, the game library for this console contains nearly 1,000 original games. More information about the
Atari 2600 can be found here.
Recommended Game Controllers:
You can control this game easily by using the keyboard of your PC (see the table next to the game). However, for maximum gaming enjoyment, we strongly recommend using a USB joystick that you simply plug into the USB port of your computer. If you do not have a joystick, buy a suitable USB controller in Amazon or in some of your favorite online stores.
Available online emulators:
5 different online emulators are available for Challenge. These emulators differ not only in the technology they use to emulate old games, but also in support of various game controllers, multiplayer mode, mobile phone touchscreen, emulation speed, absence or presence of embedded ads and in many other parameters. For
maximum gaming enjoyment, it's important to choose the right emulator, because on each PC and in different Internet browsers, the individual emulators behave differently. The basic
features of each emulator available for this game Challenge are summarized in the following table:
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