Mr. Driller © 1999 Namco, Limited.
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|Released internationally in October 1999.|
This game was originally going to be titled as 'Dig Dug III'. The main character, Susumu Hori, is the son of Taizo Hori (better known as 'Dig Dug'). Dig Dug III was initially developed unofficially by a few Namco staff, and work on the game was suspended while Ridge Racer Type 4 was being completed. However, Namco executives were impressed with the game and decided to support it as an official project.
The Mr. Driller series officially takes place in the year(s) 20XX.
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