Power Shovel

aka: Power Diggerz, Power Shovel ni Norou!!, Simple 1500 Series Vol. 89: The Power Shovel, The Power Shovel
Moby ID: 32211
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Description

Power Shovel is an arcade/simulation where you get to drive excavators of various sizes to do more or less realistic tasks. These include; digging holes, loading sand on trucks, tearing down old buildings, destroying abandoned cars and serving soup in a restaurant (using the scoop as a soup ladle), and many more.

There are a few different modes in the game you can choose from, like "License king" where you earn your driver's license. "Arcade king" is where you do will spend most of the time, since it's where most of the games are. As you progress through the many timed games you earn money, which you use to unlock special features like extra credits, photo galleries and sound effects.

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  • パワーショベルに乗ろう!! - Japanese spelling

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Planner (プランナー)
Graphics (グラフィック)
Programmer (プログラマ)
Sound (サウンド)
  • Yukiharu Urita (瓜田 幸治)
  • kawaz (as "kawaz" With Mojo Yamauchi ["蛙" With Mojo 山内])
Voice of Kantoku-kun (声の出演 カントクくん)
Software Manual (ソフトウェア マニュアル)
Special Thanks (スペシャルサンクス)
  • Hiroyuki Sako (酒匂 弘幸)
  • Masaya Kinoshita (木下 昌也)
  • Eiji Takeshima (竹島 栄治)
  • Takenori Terauchi (寺内 武宣)
  • Takashi Seguchi (瀬口 隆士)
  • Taiji Soneoka (as Taiji "Sonehachi" Soneoka [soneoka "ソネハチ" 太志])
  • Power Shovel ni Norou!! Original Staff [パワーショベルに乗ろう!!オリジナルスタッフ]
  • and everyone in the GM and CP development departments [and GM開発・CP開発のみなさん]
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Trivia

In Japan there was a special controller designed specifically for this game that was meant to look more like the "real thing", with two joysticks with buttons for that extra special "construction worker feeling". This special edition of the game was called "Power Shovel: Genba Set".

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Game added January 19, 2008. Last modified July 28, 2023.