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Mr. Driller (PlayStation)

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Description

Mr. Driller's world has been covered with mysterious blocks. Armed with only a mighty drill, you'll have to dig your way down to safety before his air supply runs out!

Mr. Driller is a real-time puzzle game that relies solely on quick-thinking and a bit of planning. Gameplay is a combination of Tetris and Boulder Dash: You have to drill down through multi-colored blocks to reach the bottom while avoiding the consequences of reckless drilling (blocks may fall on you and crush you).

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Mr. Driller PlayStation Mr. Driller's in some serious need of air right now.
Mr. Driller PlayStation After some digging the blocks switch colors.
Mr. Driller PlayStation One of the least intimidating enemies in any video game... ever.
Mr. Driller PlayStation Go, Driller, Go!

Alternate Titles

  • "ミスタードリラー" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

How could ANYONE pass up this game?? Satoshi Kunsai (1811) 4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars

The Press Says

Super Play Sep, 2000 8 out of 10 80
Svenska PlayStation Magasinet Oct, 2000 7 out of 10 70
Consoles Plus Sep, 2000 70 out of 100 70
PSM Jun, 2000 3.5 out of 5 70
Power Unlimited Dec, 2000 6.9 out of 10 69
Jeuxvideo.com Sep 18, 2000 13 out of 20 65
GameSpot May 26, 2000 6.1 out of 10 61
All Game Guide 2000 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Playmag Oct, 2000 12 out of 20 60
Gameplanet Oct 07, 2000 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

Mr. Driller appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Sequel

Mr. Driller spawned a Japan only sequel, called Mr. Driller GREAT! The biggest differences included multiple player characters, a new Story Mode, and enhanced and tighter gameplay.

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David Mackenzie (8) added Mr. Driller (PlayStation) on Jun 18, 2001
Other platforms contributed by Fred VT (24542), 666gonzo666 (42692), hydra9 (3841), Opipeuter (16476) and David Mackenzie (8)