This is a fantastic video about tech elites and how business-friendly, "win-win" changes are often a poor substitute for real, effective change. I've watched this like 3 times and it's so good: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d_zt3kGW1NM
Dig Dug is a screwed-up game.
Look at other games from the same general era, and you'll see the difference:
Aliens have arrived from outer space and they're REALLY UNFRIENDLY. Fortunately they're also REALLY DUMB. Defend the Earth!
You play a guy making burgers by walking all over them. You're just trying to do your job but the food keeps hassling you, man!