Although Namco has officially given the character of the original Dig Dug the name Dig Dug, in other games where he makes an appearance, the protagonist goes by the name Taizo Hori (in Japanese order, HORI Taizo), and is the father of Susumu Hori, the main character in the Mr. Driller series. Dig Dug destroys underground monsters by inflating them with an air pump till they explode.
Pac-Man is a cultural icon whose popularity has crossed the globe for more than 30 years. The yellow, circular hero first starred in the game Pac-Man, which is recognized as the “Most Successful Coin-Operated Arcade Game” by Guinness World Records. His journey through the maze of gaming infamy is far from over! Waka Waka!
In the Nintendo Wii U game Splatoon, Inklings are players who can transform between humanoid and squid forms. Their goal is to shoot ink in their team color and splat more of the environment than their opponents. You could go all the way by filling your water gun with bright paint, but I wouldn’t advise it.
In Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney, Phoenix Wright is a rookie defense attorney in the Fey and Co. law offices. He’s successful in using his detective skills to exonerate his clients even though it seems like the odds and evidence are stacked against him. The best part of this costume is being able to point your finger yelling “Objection!” to everything.
In this Nintendo animated series, Kevin Keene is Captain N, a teenager who must defeat Mother Brain to save Videoland, armed with nothing more than an NES light zapper and controller belt buckle. Good luck with that, kid.
In Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out!!, King Hippo is a boxer from Hippo Island. Both his girth and face resemble a hippopotamus. He has helpfully taped an X over his belly, which gives Mac a target to aim for when trying to hit King Hippo’s weak spot.