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You control a space-suited figure carrying a pump and a drill that moves around a horizontal scrolling island avoiding Pookas and fire-breathing dragons. Drill on 'fault lines' and sink parts of the island to kill the bad guys or pump them just like the original. There are many different levels and islands and the play area is viewed at an angle from front and above.

Dig Dug II was produced by Namco in 1985.

Namco released 310 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1977. Namco was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Namco during the time period Dig Dug II was produced include: Tower Of Druaga, The, TX-1, Super Xevious, Shoot Away, Grobda, Alien Sector, Baraduke, MetroCross, Motos, and Sky Kid

Dig Dug II
Dig Dug II


Name Dig Dug II
Developer Namco (Japan)
Year 1985
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7582
Class Wide Release
Genre Labyrinth/Maze
Conversion Class Namco Galaga
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 2 - Pump|Drill
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
Bezel Dig Dug II Bezel Image

Game Introduction

This sequel featured 16 color sprites and are-mixes' of the original soundtrack. Extremely addictive and great fun. The play area is viewed from the front and above at an angle.

Dig Dug II KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Dig Dug II Census

There are 14,911 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,532 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,200 machines (6,928 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 8 known instances of this machine owned by Dig Dug II collectors who are active members. Of these, 2 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 6 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There is one active VAPS member with an extra Dig Dug II circuit board for sale.

Wanted - There is one active VAPS member currently looking for Dig Dug II.

This game ranks a 2 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 2 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census want list records.

Rarity and Popularity independently are not necessarily indications of value. [More Information]



The game uses two 6809 microprocessors and a Namco 8-channel PSG for sounds.


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