As a Primary object used in real life to most coommon people to just drill a hole in a wall to hang something or to simply make a perforation on a surface. A drill is an extremely handy tool used be craftsmen and as a matter of fact, people all around the world.
However, the drill does have a dark side. A meer inocent looking object at first sight, in the wrong hands it could become the weapon of choice for a cold blooded killer. This is mostly how a drill is portrayed in video games. One of the most recent video games to feature a drill in one of its antagonist is Bioshock. The developers at 2K made their Big daddies weild an array of weapons including a rivet gun to a huge drill with the ability to tear flesh and turn it into an inrecognisable form instantly.