Summary: These changes make for a much more challenging
game, with levels that require multiple objectives to complete, new play
mechanics and types of enemies to master plus many more hidden items. It gives
the franchise a new lease on life with surprisingly deep and addictive play that
stays true to the classic Dig Dug feel while adding enough twists and surprises
to keep things from becoming stale.
Conclusion: is important because on the screen opposite to where the digging action is happening, a boss creature can be seen walking around an island. Players need to plan their sinking correctly so that the boss falls into the drink too, thus winning that island. While digging still remains the core of the game, there are a bunch of new features, like the aforementioned bosses, the ability to operate vehicles, and tons of weapons, and treasure that can be used to unlock yet more...
Excerpt: Dig Dug: Digging
Strike is a mix of the original Dig Dug, and the sequel, Dig Dug II.
The top screen plays much like Dig Dug II, except there are many little
holes that lead to the bottom screen, which is played like the original
Dig Dug. Fans of either one will enjoy the mix here, as it works
perfectly on the DS hardware. Dig Dug Dig Dug II So how does Dig Dug: Digging
Strike use the DS stylus? Well, it doesn’t!
Conclusion: Now, maybe I’ve been spoiled by some really good games since the original Dig Dug came out, but this just didn’t do it for me. Of course if you’re a big fan you’ll absolutely love what’s here because it’s Dig Dug and it’s updated with some pretty cool new features. Some more creative stages and less repetitive gameplay would have made this game easier to swallow, but otherwise it may be another game you choose to pass up on. You’re best off trying before buying.