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Moby as Mario, Frogger, and other arcade icons

By Spencer . June 9, 2008 . 12:13pm

All of the retro arcade news with Dig Dug and Frogger reminded me of techno artist Moby. In his 2002 music video “We Are Made of Stars”, Moby parades around in an astronaut outfit and stumbles into an arcade. To avoid showing Pac-Man and other copyrighted characters, Moby in the astronaut suit is used as […]

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Dig Dug surfaces with My Pokemon Ranch, and another VC import

By Spencer . June 9, 2008 . 6:34am

While rumored to be rejected in the late 80s, Bio Miracle Bokutte Upa is definitely good enough for North America 20 years after it originally came out on the Famicom Disc System. It is one of today’s Virtual Console import games. The Famicom version of Dig Dug is the other. Like other Virtual Console imports, […]

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Mr. Driller Online finally revealed for XBLA

By Spencer . March 14, 2008 . 8:28am

After appearing on rating boards around the world Namco Bandai officially announced Mr. Driller Online as an Xbox Live Arcade game. Up to four players can meet in a solo battle or in team battle (two teams of two). In addition to multiplayer modes Mr. Driller Online has standard driller and quest mode for less […]

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Dig Dug, dug up for an online game

By Spencer . November 7, 2007 . 5:31am

The once iconic arcade star has fallen on hard times. Even Dig Dug’s recent DS game pokes fun at his obscurity to the younger generation. Maybe Dig Dug Island will get a new generation of players to recognize who Taizo Hori is. VerX released a concept video of Dig Dug Island, an online version of […]

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