Digging serves as a strategic mechanic of various games. Digging elements enable the ability of players to unearth valuable resources and strategize pathways. In the real world, the word digging means, the concept of removing earth using several equipment, including shovels, tractors, etc. for the purposes of reshaping the terrain, to extract something that was buried. Sadly, the mechanism is difficult to transfer into video games because it heavily involved deformation of the world, so a simple metaphor is used. In massive titles, digging acts as a one-way action, a hole that can’t be refilled. There are different types of video games deal with several elements such as Hidden Treasure, Controlled Terrain Modification, and Progress through Obstacles, Primary Game Mechanics, and more. Those games, in which the player needs to find hidden treasure using the digging mechanic, are addictive to play. However, treasure is a random hidden patches of the planet earth which may or mayn’t be marked. During the gameplay, the player must makes a guess to the exact location where he the treasure may exist. If you’re looking for Best Digging Games, in which digging is used as primary mechanic, then we have created a list for you.

13 Best Digging Games

#1 Dig Dug: Digging Strike

0

Dig Dug: Digging Strike is a Puzzle, Retro, Single and Multiplayer video game developed by Bullets and published by Namco. The game offers an exciting story, in which the hero and the chairman of the Dig Dug world named Taizo Hori who has become unfamiliar to the people and the media left him in his son favor named Susumu Hori, Mr. Driller. The government of Horinesia requests Taizo to help Mr. Driller, but he decides to go and handle all situation himself and prove his power. After arriving on the island, the head of Hornesia describes the task to find fossils. The people of the island awoke the deadly monsters who is sleeping beneath the surface. It has a series of levels and each level offer similar gameplay with some extra challenges. To progress in the game, you have to complete each level at any cost. Dig Dug: Digging Strike offers Retro Graphics, addictive gameplay, and brilliant story. It is the best game to play and enjoy.

ADVERTISEMENT
CONTINUE READING BELOW

#2 Dig Out!

Free
0

Dig Out! is a Puzzle, Side-scroll, and Single-player video game, taking place in the 2D World, developed and published by Zimad for Android and iOS. The game lets the player embark on an epic journey where he needs to dig for glory. The player has a chance to become a diamond miner with an objective of digging down as deep as the player. In the start, the player can step into the dungeon to start his hunt for rare treasure chests. In the game, the player has limited lives, and his drill is broken. With few lives and broken drill, the player is able to beat the score of his friends. During the gameplay, the player needs to beware of the vicious underground monsters who are ready to get on the player mining path. So, the player has to become smart to use his pickaxe to take down enemies. It offers randomly generated levels that the player can explore. Each map is full of monster traps that the player has never seen before. There are many characters, and the player can choose his favorite one to start the game. Dig Out! includes prominent features such as Discover Hidden Treasures, Exclusive Treasure Digger, Monster Traps, and more. Check it out, and you’ll like it.

#3 My Diggy Dog

Free
0

My Diggy Dog is an Arcade and Single-player video game offered by King Bird Games for Android and iOs platforms. The game features a superb storyline starts with once upon a time, when a dog named Marty and his master traversed across the world to find treasures and valuable artifacts. But, unfortunately, many years have passed, and the master of Marty is quite adventuring before he was capable of gathering all artifacts that he ever dreamed of finding. After that, Marty let his master give up because he wants to do everything to make his master happy. So he decides to go on an epic adventure for treasure along with some essential equipment with him. During the adventure, the player will experience the fascinating storyline, deep underground passages, colorful graphics, many gadgets, and dozens of artifacts. There are many levels, and each level comes with a set of objectives that the player must complete at any cost while digging. My Diggy Dog offers core features such as awesome Graphics, Underground Dangers, Achieve Goals, Valuable Artifacts, and more.

ADVERTISEMENT
CONTINUE READING BELOW

#4 Diggles: The Myth of Fenris

0

Diggles: The Myth of Fenris is a RTS (Real-time Strategy) and Side-scroll video game developed by SEK GmbH and published by Strategy First. The game offers the beautiful environment where the game takes place and puts the player in charge of dwarves known as Diggles. According to the gameplay, the dwarfs can craft weapons, tools, rooms and other manufacturing shops. In the game, the player has to set up his own workshops and rooms in the caves that his dwarves have been digging. The objective of the player is to command his diggles to dig down and accomplish a series of quests which contribute to his global quest. During the gameplay, you will encounter clans and strange creatures on the way, some of them are hostiles, some not. Huge caves assist the player in placing numerous workshops, room and equipment that the player will collect to advance through the game. With good graphics, smooth controls, and brilliant mechanics, Diggles: The Myth of Fenris is the best game to play.

#5 I Dig It Expeditions

Free
0

I Dig It Expeditions is an Adventure, Side-scroll and Single-player video game created and published by InMotion Software, LLC for iOS. The game embarks you on an epic adventure with the fabulous digging machine. The primary goal is to traverse around the globe to find ancient artifacts, unimaginable treasure and the lost civilizations. During the gameplay, you have to manage fuel, damage, temperature, cargo space, oxygen, etc. while finding the underground diggings. You can earn cash by selling your rare collection of ancient valuables. You can use the cash to upgrade the digging machine, purchase further supplies, and make repairs. Discover methane gas pockets, new species of unknown man, and more. The plot takes place in four unique locations around the world including South Asian Ocean, South America Amazon, and more. I Dig It Expeditions includes core features such as Freeplay Mode, Save Checkpoints, Dozens of New Supplies, Inventory Screen, Additional Challenges, and more. Try it out, and you’ll love it.

ADVERTISEMENT
CONTINUE READING BELOW

#6 Spirits

0

Spirits combine the elements of 2D, Strategy, Puzzle, and Action developed and published by Spaces of Play. The game offers the similar gameplay to Lemmings and takes place in the two dimensions dynamic world. It offers an exciting story, in which the season of autumn is approaching, and the sprites are falling like leaves in this season. They start the journey to their homeland where they are safe. Your primary goal is to assist the pack of spirits by teaching them how to change the blow of wind and rebuild the ground. Each spirit can sacrifice itself to perform one of four main actions such as create a blowing cloud, block wind, create a bridge of leaves, and more. Select your action wisely to progress and reaches the end of the level to fulfill your goals. There are forty-six hand-drawn levels with dynamic wind system. Build a safe path by digging through a destructible environment. Navigate the world to search the best solution and gather hard to reach the plant. Spirits is the best game as compared to other Platform and Puzzle games.

#7 I Dig It

0

I Dig It sets you up into the character of a Farmer named Lewis who alters his bulldozer and turns it into an advanced Digging machine. Your task is to find all the sixty items that are hidden deep into the folds of the ground, take them to the surface, sell them, earn money and pay the Mortgage fee to save your farm. With wonderful open-ended freeplay mode, I Dig It offers 8 challenging mini-games to enjoy this game. Upgrades in the game are provided to make your digging machine more reliable, and up to date, so buy them and install different parts like, drill bits, chassis, temperature coolers, fuel and damage control etc. I Dig It offers beautiful visuals and an amazingly addictive game-play to enjoy this game.

#8 Miner Dig Deep

0

Miner Dig Deep in our list of game like Motherload is probably the best one. This game is a cool platform and mining simulator that tasks you to dig deeper into the ground and scavenge for a grand treasure. To complete the objectives, you must create caves, travel through them and collect rare gems and metals, take them to the surface and sell them to buy upgrades. After saving enough money, you can buy new digging machines that will definitely take you to more and more deeper into the ground and will allow you to find more riches. With super cool visuals, an addictive game-play and other cool stuff, Miner Dig Deep is a great alternative to Motherload.

#9 Mega Miner

0

Mega Miner is the last and the most wonderful entrant on our list of games like Motherload. The game is packed with brilliant Digging and collecting elements like Motherload and it tasks you with similar objectives. Your duty is to dig deep into the ground and mine for minerals and metals like gold, silver, iron etc. Take them to the surface, and sell them for the money. The money you get by selling the items, can be used to buy upgrades for your Drilling machine (Drill bits, chassis, oils etc.). This browser based wonderful game will definitely provide you with a lot of fun and excitement filled game-play, beautiful visuals and a lot of other cool things.

#10 Dig-N-Rig

Free
0

Dig-N-Rig is a 2D, Sci-fi, Management, Platform and Mining Simulation created by DigiPen Students. The game takes place in the Underground world and lets the player gather resources by digging the earth and build complicated harvested machines. There are a variety of levels and each level represents its unique gameplay. The ultimate task of the player is to collect minerals from the bottom of the earth and transport them up to his laboratory and earn points. The player can use his points to purchase advanced machinery, upgrades, and items. It unlocks further levels as the player progress through the game. The game supports only single-player mode and allows the player to score the highest points to unlock all features. It combines the elements of strategy, platform, and adventure. Dig-N-Rig offers exciting gameplay, lots of levels, prominent features, and dynamic sounds. Try it out and you’ll love it.

#11 Gem Miner: Dig Deeper

0

Gem Miner: Dig Deeper take you to an amazing journey of huge underground boundaries. The game lets you collect precious Gems, Metals and Ores by digging deep into the ground. Once you have enough of everything, you can get back to the surface, sell your findings and buy new upgrades that eventually allow you to go deeper and collect more materials. With a lot of challenging game stages, and four difficulty levels, cool visuals, amazing game-play and all the other wonderful things, Gem Miner: Dig Deeper is quite fun to play and enjoy.

#12 Pocket Mine

0

Pocket Mine takes you to an amazing digging adventure and lets you get rich by digging and collecting the unseen treasures hidden beneath the earth. The game lets you dig deep into the earth and find treasures and collect them by tapping on them. You can move in all directions and go to the maximum distances in search of treasures. You can always sell the collected treasure and buy upgrades like your digging axe and other stuff. You’ll experience an amazing game-play as you’ll find an artifact on every step you’ll take and that will increase your earned money. Different collected items are worth different amounts so you can be rich in no time if you find a diamond or any other super valuable. Pocket Mine is a free to play game and provides with a super engaging and addicting game-play. Try it out and you’ll definitely enjoy playing.

#13 Motherload

Free
0

Motherload is all about Digging through the layers of the earth, collecting the Minerals, Ores etc. and selling them on the surface to buy upgrades. This sounds Fun! Right? Motherload offers gameplay and mechanics inspired by the popular Minecraft video game and allows you to enjoy the best 2D experience ever. Gameplay is quite easy and it lets you drive a drill deep beneath the surface and obtain a number of different types of materials such as Ironium, Silverium, Bronzium and Goldium, collect loads of them and go back up to the surface to sell them and earn money. Buy upgrades such as Bombs, nanobots, drills and Fuel Tanks etc. and finally reach to the core and kill the Satan. With a trule remarkable and exciting gameplay, beautiful 2D graphics etc. Motherload is one amazing game to play and enjoy.

ADVERTISEMENT