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7.8
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Score Breakdown Based on 658 ratings
  1. 10 (122)
  2. 9 (167)
  3. 8 (185)
  4. 7 (93)
  5. 6 (43)
  6. 5 (16)
  7. 4 (6)
  8. 3 (3)
  9. 2 (6)
  10. 1 (17)

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  • User Rating 6.5

    You are Dig Dug just digging tunnels and battling meanies.

    Rated on January 10, 2006 by mtdewtag

    Dig Dug another arcade game that made it on to the Atari. Even with the poor graphics of the Atari this game was still a fun one to own and play. Gameplay: Just like the arcade verision you manuv...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6

    This is a classic of the classics.

    Rated on December 20, 2012 by BorosandJerk

    Game Play: Pretty much you dig around the map and hunt down all the monsters be for they get you or get away Graphics: Old school arcade style. Not much more there to describe to you. Music: ...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.1

    Dig Dug has an objective eliminate underground-dwelling monsters.

    Rated on October 13, 2006 by PipeBigboss

    When you play this game you need to have in mind one word inflate, inflate and inflate some occasions you use this run run run but then you died. Always I got killed by the alligator or something like...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    An old popular classic game that is even simple enough for little kids to play.

    Rated on August 09, 2007 by kamauldi

    I believe that ever since I played Dig Dug on my sister's old Atari 2600 when I was just a toddler seventeen years ago, this game has always brought influence to my life. It was the first game I enjo...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    Dig Dug is a great example of what a challenging Namco game should be.

    Rated on August 24, 2008 by Blueguy93

    The good: Excellent graphics and sound, very fun and challenging, Pooka, a lot of levels. The bad: Level music only plays when you're moving. Game-play: 9/10 Graphics: 10/10 Sound: 9/10 Value: ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    Dig Dug was a classic platformer from the 1980s, and, still to this day, it holds up surprisingly well.

    Rated on March 10, 2009 by cameronrules36

    The Good: -A classic arcade game that was a stunner back in the 1980s -Graphics of it are better then some game to come out on the GEN -Gameplay is simple but very well set up The Bad: -You can...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5.1

    Fun game to kill some time.

    Rated on March 24, 2007 by kingrich06

    I am having a hard time rating all my old Intellivision games. One of the reasons is the replay ability of each game. A lot of these games didn’t last long due to the no save option of the era. Ano...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.8

    Atari has made some hits and bombs, but this one is a hit.

    Rated on June 30, 2006 by Dandu

    Atari has made some average conversions like pac man and galaxian, but this is a better conversion that Atari made for the C64. In this game you are a spaceman who digs tunnels and kills monsters wit...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.