Dig Dug Trivia
Apple II, Arcade, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 7800, Atari 8-bit, BlackBerry, BREW, Casio PV-1000, Commodore 64, FM-7, Game Boy, Game Boy Advance, Intellivision, J2ME, MSX, NES, Nintendo 3DS, Palm OS, PC-88, PC Booter, PlayStation 4, Sharp X1, Sord M5, TI-99/4A, VIC-20, Wii, Wii U, Windows, Windows Mobile, Xbox 360, Xbox One
1001 Video GamesThe Arcade version of Dig Dug appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.
Arcade versionIn the coin-operated version the game ends on round 256 (shown as round 0) since this board is unplayable. At the start of the level, a Pooka is placed directly on top of where the player starts, with no way to kill it. This is a famous example of a kill screen (a area of a game that is impossible to play, usually caused by the oversight of developers.)
ReleaseDig Dug was one of the "Fabulous Eleven" launch games for the Atari 7800.
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