ARCADE GAME SERIES: DIG DUG


First appearing in arcades in 1982, Dig Dug finally comes to Steam! Control Dig Dug to make underground tunnels and inflate or crush the enemies!

Frequency asked questions and rumours

When was ARCADE GAME SERIES: DIG DUG released?

ARCADE GAME SERIES: DIG DUG was released on 19 Apr, 2016

Who was the developer that made ARCADE GAME SERIES: DIG DUG?

BANDAI NAMCO Studios Inc. were the developers that made ARCADE GAME SERIES: DIG DUG

Does Dig Dug have an end?

Yet another classic arcade kill screen, Dig Dug’s “ending” comes after round 255, when the titular hero loops back to “Round 0.” There, he finds only a hellish void where he can’t even move before exploding over and over again, until being finally, mercifully spared by the sweet release of oblivion.11 Apr 2013

How many levels is Dig Dug?

Dig Dug II never came close to the level of popularity that the first Dig Dug enjoyed. It was ported to both the Family Computer Disk System and the U.S. NES, and it was ported very successfully. It retained every feature of the arcade game, and more than doubled the number of distinct levels from 32 to 72.20 Jul 2019

Does Dig Dug have an ending?

Yet another classic arcade kill screen, Dig Dug’s “ending” comes after round 255, when the titular hero loops back to “Round 0.” There, he finds only a hellish void where he can’t even move before exploding over and over again, until being finally, mercifully spared by the sweet release of oblivion. The horror.11 Apr 2013

What is Dig Dug based on?

Designed by Yuta Hamaka and Teruyuki Shirakawa, Digging Strike’s concept was borrowed from the unreleased Dig Dug 3, an arcade game in development at Namco in the late 1990s that was later reworked into the original Mr. Driller (1999). The game was part of Namco’s continuing attempt in making its Dig Dug and Mr.

Is Dig Dug a real game?

Dig Dug is a maze arcade game developed by Namco in 1981 and released in 1982, distributed in North America by Atari, Inc. The player controls Dig Dug to defeat all enemies per stage, by either inflating them to bursting or crushing them underneath rocks.

How do you play Dig Dug 2?

Dig Dug II takes place on an island with an overhead view. The goal is to kill all the enemies. There are two types of enemies: Pookas (round red monsters with goggles), which can kill a player by touching him, and Fygars (dragons), which can kill a player either by touching him or breathing fire on him.

What Dig Dug means?

verb (used without object), dug [duhg] or (Archaic) digged [digd], dig·ging. to break up, turn over, or remove earth, sand, etc., as with a shovel, spade, bulldozer, or claw; make an excavation. to make one’s way or work by or as by removing or turning over material: to dig through the files.

How do you inflate monsters in Dig Dug?

Move Dig Dug up, down, left, and right, and shoot the harpoon with the A Button. * You can change the button used to shoot the harpoon from the Controls menu. Shooting the harpoon into a monster will cause it to inflate. Keep pressing the button to continue inflating the monster until it pops.