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Mr. Driller

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Mr. Driller
System(s): Sega Dreamcast
Publisher:
Developer:
Peripherals supported: Dreamcast Arcade Stick, Jump Pack, Dreamcast Microphone, Dreamcast Modem, Dreamcast VGA Box, Visual Memory Unit
Genre: Action































Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Dreamcast
JP
¥4,800 T-1402M
Sega Dreamcast
US
$29.99[1] T-1402N
Sega Dreamcast
UK
£29.99[2] T-7020D-50
Sega Dreamcast
FR
?F T-7020D-50
Sega Dreamcast
DE
DM ? T-7020D-50
Sega Dreamcast
ES
?Ptas T-7020D-50




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Mr. Driller (ミスタードリラー) is an arcade game developed by Namco which was ported to the Sega Dreamcast in 2000. It stars Mr. Driller, the son of the hero from Namco's earlier arcade game, Dig Dug.

The aim of the game is to drill as far down as possible, by destroying coloured blocks. If Mr. Driller runs out of air, a life will be lost.

Versions

The Dreamcast version of this game is unofficially compatible with the Dreamcast Microphone. Speaking/blowing into the microphone while playing the game lets Mr. Driller drill blocksMore...[4].

Production credits

  • Programming: かねこ ともひろ, まつもと だい, むらかみ あやこ
  • Graphics: しのざき かおり, はせがわ たろう, くさかべ やすこ
  • Sound: しいな まさる
  • Voice: たつた ともこ
  • Title Logo & Package Design: たみや きよたか
  • Product Promotion: ごしょわき ひろし
  • Production Assistants: なかばやし やすき, あらい たかし, くろだ まさなお, こんどう たけはる
  • Program Support: たなか きょうた, ふなつ てつや, ひじや としはる
  • Special Thanks: こばやし まさとし, やました にっこう, なつい としお, とや ゆたか
  • Product Manager: なかたに はじめ, おおいし ますや
  • Producer: よしざわ ひでお
  • Executive Producer: なかむら まさや
  • Director: ながおか やすひと
Audio & Visual Namco Ltd., All Rights Reserved
MCMXCIX
Source: In-game credits (JP)


Magazine articles

Main article: Mr. Driller/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

GamePro US 141.pdf

PDF
Print advert in GamePro (US) #141: "June 2000" (2000-xx-xx)
also published in:
  • Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #132: "July 2000" (2000-06-06)[5]
  • GamePro (US) #143: "August 2000" (2000-xx-xx)[6]
  • Official Dreamcast Magazine (US) #7: "September/October 2000" (2000-08-01)[7]

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
72 №18, p121
70 №103, p107[8]
88 №107, p101[9]
60 №230, p96[2]
87 №2000-22ex, p38Media:DCM_JP_20000707_2000-22ex.pdf[10]
86 №, p34[11]
80 №603, p31
Sega Dreamcast
78
Based on
7 reviews

Dreamcast, US
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Cover
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Disc
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Inlay
Dreamcast, EU
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Cover
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Disc

External links

  • Sega of Japan catalogue pages (Japanese): Dreamcast

References