Dig Dug

released in 1982
  • libretro Arcade version
  • libretro Game Boy version
  • libretro NES version
  • citra Nintendo 3DS version
  • libretro Nintendo Game Boy Advance version
  • libretro Nintendo Wii version

Dig Dug is a maze video game. Controlling the titular character, the player's objective is to eliminate the enemies on each screen; these being Pookas, red tomato-like creatures with comically large goggles, and Fygars, green dragons that can breathe fire. Dig Dug can defeat these enemies by using a bike pump to inflate them with air until they explode, or by crushing them under large falling rocks. Bonus points are awarded for squashing multiple enemies with a single rock, and dropping two rocks in a stage will cause a bonus item to appear in the middle of the screen, which can be eaten for points. Once all the enemies have been defeated, Dig Dug will progress to the next stage.

  • Genre: Arcade
  • Platform: Apple II, Arcade, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 5200, Atari 7800, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, Commodore C64/128, Commodore VIC-20, Family Computer Disk System, FM-7, Game Boy, Game Boy, Intellivision, MSX, NES, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Game Boy Advance, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PC-8801, Sharp X1, Texas Instruments TI-99, Xbox 360

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