Dig Dug

1982 arcade game created by Namco

Dig Dug is a game made by Namco in 1982. A well known game based on a simple concept. It was also released as a video game on many consoles.

Dig Dug was rated the sixth most popular coin-operated video game of all time by the Killer List of Video Games website.[1]

It has been said that the music for the game show Starcade was taken from the music for Dig Dug.[2]

In the video for the song "We Are All Made of Stars" from electronic musician Moby, a scene is shown where a person of Moby himself, dressed as an astronaut, is in the middle of a Dig Dug game.


  1. McLemore, Greg. "The Top Coin-Operated Videogames of All Time". Killer List of Videogames. Archived from the original on 2007-07-19. Retrieved 2007-07-17.
  2. "Starcade". www.illustriousgameshowpage.com.